The Estrellas application is now open for Fall 2024

Estrellas next start Fall 2024!

What is Estrellas?

The Estrellas program is a two-semester program for freshmen Cabrillo students. Through Estrellas new students are learning college skills, building a classroom community & receiving guided support during their first year. Estrellas is open to freshmen students who plan on transferring, getting their associate degree or want to complete a CTE program. Whatever your pathway the Estrellas program is here to guide you!

Estrellas includes

  • Guaranteed enrollment in Estrellas English 1A+ 101A, Library 10 & DMCP 10 for fall.

  • Education planning.

  • Assistance with choosing additional classes & registration.

  • Support from an academic advisor to help students stay on track!

  • 1 week orientation for LCC Cabrillo students.

Estrellas Flyer for Fall 2024

Learning Communities Program Coordinator
Learning Community - Program Specialist
Supplemental Assistant
(831) 477-3340
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Estrellas courses

All Estrellas students register for the courses listed below. Specific sections of these courses are for Estrellas students only. Estrellas staff will work with students to plan additional courses if needed.

Fall -8 units

DMCP- 401- ESTR : One week orientation.

English 1A-ESTR1 & English 101A-ESTR1: Focus on culture, society and social justice.

DMCP-10-ESTR2 Fdns of Leadership:

Develops insights and behaviors for success in professional and academic contexts, including advanced competencies in teamwork, leadership, interpersonal communication, cooperation, collaboration, self-efficacy, self-discipline, and critical thinking.

Library 10 -ESTR1: Teaches information literacy and critical thinking skills and strategies (required with all English 1A enrollment)

Spring -3 units

English 2 or English 2MC

Intersted in joining Estrellas?

Requirements to join Estrellas:

  1. Commit to taking the Estrellas program classes in Fall & Spring.

  2. Have an interest in taking English 1A/English 2 with a focus on ethnic studies, society and social justice.

  3. Submitt a program application and respond to the acceptance email.

Estrellas begins Fall 2024!