Student Reentry Program

Ganas at Cabrillo

Interested in returning to Cabrillo?

Ganas is no longer accepting students as of February 2023.

If you need support returning to school, please come to the Student Resource Center Room A120 at the Watsonville Center between 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Thursday. Échale ganas!

Ganas no esta aceptando nuevas estudiantes ahorita (Feb 2023). Si necesita ayuda por favor visita el Centro de Recursos Estudiantiles en cuarto A120 en Watsonville de 8:30 am - 4:30 pm de Lunes a Jueves.

Ganas is a program at Cabrillo College Watsonville Center that welcomes back re-entry students who have paused their college journey but are ready to restart!

We are a program that encourages previous students to return to Cabrillo and resume their studies in Spring 2023. It targets Watsonville Center students who have left their higher education journey. Everyone is welcome!

Benefits of joining Ganas:

  • Financial Aid counseling and access to Covid Grants and Basic Needs financial assistance

  • Designated Academic counselors + Personalized Education Plans

  • Reconnect with their personal motivation - ¡Échale ganas!

  • Tutoring services + Group study sessions

  • Workshops on transferring to 4 year colleges and how to finance it

Criteria to Join:

  • Prior college student who had to take a pause in their education and now would like to restart the college journey

Criteria for students in the program:

  • Create educational plan with Ganas academic counselor

  • Apply for FAFSA Financial Aid or Dream Act or AB540

  • Meet with Ganas reentry mentor 1 time per semester

  • Meet with Ganas academic counselor 1 time a semester

  • Attend at least 1 Ganas related event a semester

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