Register for fall term at Compton College
Classes begin Aug. 21
OW Staff Writer | 8/11/2021, 3:27 p.m.
Create a success story during the fall semester at Compton College. The college offers a convenient, affordable education for traditional and non-traditional students - all in an encouraging environment that provides personalized student support to put you on the road to success. With more businesses opening up and hiring again, now is the time to train for a job and upgrade your skills to increase your earning power.
“Providing a better life for myself and my daughter is my number one goal and the reason I am so dedicated to completing my education at Compton College, which offers all the resources and support I need to reach my goals,” said Stephanie Leonor Del Cid, Compton College Associated Student Government president.
Leonor Del Cid immigrated to the U.S. in her youth and currently works as a part-time certified interpreter for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. She is pursuing a triple major (English, political science, and general studies) and plans to transfer to UCLA in a year. She is preparing for a career as an immigration officer to help others who would benefit from someone who understands the immigration process from both sides.
“Obtaining an education will help me increase my earning power and quality of life, as well as enable me to assist others looking to do the same,” she said.
Registration is currently open for all students for the fall 2021 semester at Compton College, which begins on Aug. 21. The college will offer extended hours Aug. 9 through Sept. 3 for students to get in-person assistance with the enrollment and class registration process. Compton College also offers a schedule of online workshops each week to assist with the admissions application, registration for classes, and completion/submission of applications for financial aid.
For the fall semester, nearly 27 percent of all classes being offered will be taught in person and the majority of classes will be taught via alternative instruction methods, including Canvas and Zoom. Compton College is doing everything possible to ensure every student has access to the assistance and resources they need to succeed. The school provides financial, academic, and technical support for those in need such as financial aid, tutoring, book vouchers, free laptop and Wi-fi hotspot loans, free meals, and referrals to those with housing insecurity.
Visit compton.edu/studentservices/admissionandrecords/ClassSchedule or call (310) 900-1600, ext. 2765. Enrollment Services Hours through Sept. 3 are: Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Friday: 8 a.m.to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 21 and 28 from 8 a.m. to noon.