First Year Experience program


The STARS First Year Experience program is designed to give you the tools and the support necessary to be a successful student. As as STARS student you spend 2 semesters with the program building colllege skills, becoming a part of campus life, completing your English requirments, exploring your

education & career pathways, and more!

Here are some of the highlights of the STARS First Year Experience Program:

  • Guaranteed classes English 1A & CG 51 in fall

  • Make new friends – take classes together and meet other students!

  • Orientation – 1 day campus tour & orientation

  • Planning for College Success Course

  • Academic advisor suppport

  • Great Instructors and a dedicated academic counselor

The STARS program is open to all students who have not completed English 1A at Cabrillo. Students take a set schedule of English 1A & CG 51 in the fall semester and English 2MC in the spring semester.

Apply for fall 2022 STARS program

Department Information
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Leah Resendez
Program Specialist

Mon-Fri 9:00am - 4:00 pm

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STARS begins every fall semester

The next start for STARS is Fall 2021. Sign up is open now!