CCC First Year Experience


The First Year Experience was created specifically to support Richmond Promise Scholars attending Contra Costa College! The components of the First Year Experience are:

Math Jam:

A one week math program to develop knowledge, skills, and confidence for not only their math classes but overall academic success

Cohort Experience:

Career exploration & transfer success courses.

Transfer Services:

Early connection to focused advising to prepare students for transfer to 4-year universities and career.

Near Peer College Success Coaching:

Access to dedicated point-person to support college success.

CCC Richmond Promise Scholars must participate in the First Year Experience or another learning community, such as the Puente Project or Per Ankh, as a requirement to receive their scholarship. Richmond Promise is currently building and formalizing partnerships with colleges and universities across the country to provide supports for Richmond Promise Scholars.