Student Success Center

    Bell Center, Room 636

    760-366-3791 ext. 4246

    Monday- Thursday 8:00 am- 8:20 pm

    Friday 8:00 am- 2:00 pm

    Please feel free to call the center or stop by at anytime. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.


    The Student Success Center offers four FREE, work at your own pace programs for all area residents over the age of 18:

    High School Completion Program- This program will take you through the general education courses you need to complete your high school diploma. You will read the material and complete chapter worksheets before completing chapter tests. This program is offered via the computer or photocopies from books.

    GED Preparation- This program will take you though courses which will teach you the information you will need in order to pass the GED.
    You will first take the pretest, to determine which areas to study before taking the GED.  The Student Success Center offers courses that will help prepare you to successfully pass the GED test. You may choose to work from a text or opt for the computerized instruction.

    Refresher Courses- This program will help you polish your knowledge on various subjects, whether for personal improvement or in preparation for a test. This program is offered via the computer or photocopies from books.

    English as a Second Language (ESL)- Visit our ESL page to view the class schedule.


    Advantages to our programs:

    • All our programs are free.
    • We always have instructors and student workers here to give you one-on-one tutoring if you need it.
    • Work at your own pace.
    • Open enrollment, so you may enroll at anytime during the year.

    Students under 18 years old: All students under the age of 18 are required to meet with the Developmental Education Coordinator BEFORE applying or attending orientation.  To schedule an appointment, please contact the SSC Program Assistant at 760-366-3791 ext. 5982.


    If you are interested in any of these programs, please follow these steps:

    1. Apply online. You are required to apply to Copper Mountain College in order to enter our programs. For more information, visit our Apply Online page.
    2. Stop by the Student Success Center to fill out some paperwork. At this time, we will help you start the process of obtaining transcripts from any other high schools you have attended. Once we have reviewed your transcripts, we will determine which program is the best for you and we will make an outline of the courses you will need to take.
    3. Attend orientation. Our orientation will help you understand the course your learning will follow, as well as the process.
    4. Start learning and advancing! Stay positive and dedicate your time to completing this program! Set goals and follow through to stay on target! Because these programs are self-paced, it is up to you to complete them! We believe in you; believe in yourself!!

    Transcripts:

    Future SSC Students:

    If you are interested in becoming a student at the Student Success Center, we need your transcripts from any high school you have attended. Please fill out this form:

    Request for High School Transcripts from Outside School

    You need to fill out a separate for for each high school you have attended. You may fax the form directly to your old school, fax it to us or bring it to the Center when you come to fill out your paperwork.

    Former SSC Students:

    If you are a student who used to attend the SSC and you need your transcripts from the Center, fill out this form:

    Request for Transcript from SSC

    Please fax this form to us at 760-366-5259. Please allow 5-7 business days for your transcripts to be processed.


    Student Success Center Staff:

    Dr. David Norton- Coordinator for Developmental Education;
    Advisor, Associated Students of CMC (ASCMC); and
    Project Director, AB 86: Morongo Basin Adult Education Consortium

    Starr Nelson- Program Assistant

    Samantha Stephens- Instructional Assistant

    Michelle Huber- Grant Specialist


    Instructors:
    Student Workers:
     Djemoui Bouzidi (Dr. B or DJ)

     Liz Attina
     Laura O'Brien

    Mariana Falossi
     Heidi Burgett

     Dylan Garcia
     Gregg Chesterman

     Josh King
     Peng Uy

     Tyler Long


     Caitlyn Salas


     Randy Smith


     Tristen Smith

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