OXNARD, Calif. (August 8, 2019) –
Oxnard College is pleased to announce the grand opening ceremony of the Dream Resource Center at 3 p.m. on August 14. The ceremony will be at Oxnard College, 4000 S Rose Ave., Oxnard, in the Dream Resource Center. It is located in the Associated Student Government (ASG) Building, Room 109.
The grand opening will include a message by President Luis Sanchez and presentations by Oxnard College students and faculty members. Light refreshments and cookies will be served.
The Dream Resource Center will provide comprehensive services to undocumented students, their families and campus allies. Dr. Oscar Cobian, Vice President of Student Development, stated, “The launching of this Center is yet another testament to Oxnard College’s commitment to serving the needs of underrepresented students and local community members.”
The Dream Resource Center will provide the following services:
- Mental health services
- “Know Your Rights” workshops
- Student and parent orientations
- Legal aid each Friday during the month of September
- Safe space and a peer support network along with our Dreamer’s Club
- Assistance with the Dream Act application for eligible students
- Close collaboration and outreach with local high school programs for undocumented students and allies
Oxnard College looks forward to welcoming new and returning students for the fall semester on August 19. A wide selection of general education classes and those for specific majors are still available for enrollment. Visit OxnardCollege.edu/apply-and-enroll to learn more.
College Easy Ride Program
Thanks to a partnership with the Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC), students enrolled at Moorpark College, Oxnard College, Ventura College, Ventura College East Campus in Santa Paula, CSU Channel Islands, and Cal Lutheran University can participate in the College Easy Ride program. The program enables students to get around Ventura County on public transportation for free. Students simply show the driver their current school ID. For the transit schedule and routes, click here.
About Oxnard College
Established in 1975, Oxnard College is a fully accredited California Community College (part of the Ventura County Community College District), providing 10,000 students a year with academically excellent undergraduate study and career technical education programs. Students may choose from over 60 educational disciplines, culminating in transfer degrees, associate degrees and certificates. Oxnard College has strong articulation agreements established with the University of California and California State University systems, as well as transfer partnerships with private universities and colleges. Oxnard College is also home to some of the state’s leading athletic programs, including a championship soccer team. To learn more, please visit OxnardCollege.edu