Fall 2010/Spring 2011



Fall Trees

Click on the image above to see the list of Fall 2010 accomplishments for the Division of Student Affairs

Spring 2011


Enrollment Services

Admissions, Records, Evaluations

  • On-line official transcript request/payment feature is now available for our students and alumni
  • All of the hard copy permanent records have been imaged and are no longer stored on shelves in the Academic Records Office

International Student Services and Programs

  • International student enrollment was more than 10% higher than fall 2010
  • Began working with a Regional Recruiter in Asia

Financial Aid

  • Disbursed funds to 12,744 students for a grand total of $76,095,096
  • Awarded 16,139 (compared to 15,231 last year) students by the first week of class

Scholarship Office

  • Processed $5,088,399 in scholarship awards
  • Created a backup scholarship application so that 157 students could receive funding

Talent Search

  • Received record scores on grant students renewal application- received all 100 possible points
  • Served over 750 students

University Outreach Services

  • Relocated to new location at the University Center that will serve as the new Visitor’s Center
  • Developed interactive recruitment e- publications that utilizes audio, video, u-tube, facebook and twitter

Upward Bound/ELL Upward Bound

  • One hundred percent of Upward Bound graduating seniors enrolled in a post-secondary institution
  • Ninety-nine percent of the ELL Upward Bound students that attended the five week Summer Residential Program earned grades of C or higher

Student Success Services

Central California Educational Opportunity Center

  • Conducted outreach presentations on postsecondary opportunities to over 2,500 individuals
  • Developed collaborative partnerships with agencies serving military connected students

College Assistance Migrant Program

  • Received a $20,000 gift from the J.E. Fehsenfeld Family Foundation
  • Nationally recognized for 100% first year completion rate for Fall 2010 cohort

Educational Opportunity Program

  • Developed a functionality in PeopleSoft to allow online admissions processing
  • Restructured the program from a residential to a commuter model. 

Learning Center

  • Provided 11,156 hours of tutoring through 8,638 visits which served 1222 unique students

Office of Advising Services

  • Designed Freshman Connect to support the transition of first-time freshmen
  • DOG DAYS piloted a Spanish language program focused on parents and guests of incoming freshmen

Office of Testing Services

  • Proctored over 22,500 exams and served 2650 unique students, which as a 23% increase over the previous year

Student Support Services

  • Twenty seven students completed undergraduate degrees during the 2010-11 academic year


  • Received 1137 unduplicated student referrals

University Migrant Services

  • Offered webinars explaining the process for helping AB540 students with the college application process

Student Life

Career Services

  • Initiated “Hot Jobs” bulletin distributed through the BulldogLink system
  • Added scripted telephone calls reminders of on-campus job interviews to improve student response and accommodate employers

Center for Women and Culture

  • The Women’s Resource Center celebrated its 20th anniversary
  • The Central Valley Cultural Heritage Institute provided National Coalition “Welcoming Diversity” workshops to community and campus groups

Services for Students with Disabilities

  • 301 new students established services with SSD in 2 010-2011 which is a 74% increase over the 223 students from prior year.
  • SSD received 758 requests for alternate format of classroom materials, a 21.7% increase over last year.

Student Involvement

  • Launched the Co-Curricular Leadership Certificate pilot program, enrolling 56 students for the first year and awarding certificates to 11 students.
  • Received the Service Recognition Award from the Jan and Bud Richter Center for

Community Engagement and Service Learning

Student Recreation Center

  • Increased the number of visits by 6,782 in the Fall 2010 semester.
  • Added the Group Fitness Class “ZUMBA” which alone had 1,868 participants in the classes offered

University Courtyard

  • Academic Programs resulted in 61% of residence hall students receiving a 3.0 or better
  • Hosted Central RAP where 250 leaders from other college campuses came for a day of learning and growth

University Health and Psychological Services

  • Transitioned to an Electronic Medical Records system
  • National Depression Screening Day brought a record 217 students to be evaluated.