Basic Needs

John Ruff

Basic Needs Specialist


BCS Building

  • Food Pantry
  • Transportation assistance
  • Housing referrals
  • Referral to additional resources



Student Services Center

  • Group counseling sessions
  • Drop-by counseling services
  • Academic counseling
  • Personal counseling

Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSP&S/EAC) 


Administration Building (ADM)

  • One-step priority registration
  • Note taking alternatives
  • Assistive computer technology
  • Tutoring
  • Specialized classes
  • Counseling 

Extended Opportunity
Programs and Services (EOPS)


Next to the bookstore and the CSC

  • Admission assistance
  • Priority registration
  • Counseling
  • Field Trips
  • Transfer application workshops
  • Book vouchers/grants

First Year Experience (FYE)


Campus Student Center (CSC)

  • Summer extended orientation
  • Year-long personal/academic support
  • Individualized academic/career counseling and guidance
  • Early registration

Foster Youth Liaison

Danielle Rodriguez

Financial Aid Specialist


Financial Aid Office

  • FAFSA/ CADAA Application Assistance
  • CHAFEE Grant application assistance
  • Referral to additional resources

Homeless Student Liaison

Financial Aid Office

  • FAFSA/ CADAA Application Assistance
  • Basic needs referral
  • Referral to additional resources


April Montes

MESA Program Coordinator


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Angelica Ramos Navarro

MESA Student Services Assistant


SCI - 224

  • Assisting students with the Transfer process
  • Field trips to businesses and universities
  • Tutoring 
  • Workshops
  • Internships and Scholarships

Pirates Cove


Campus Center Building

  • Supervised study hall
  • Referral services to campus resources
  • Regularly scheduled study skills sessions with faculty members
  • Individualized time management and organizational suggestions
  • Full Access to Internet and Microsoft Office
  • Printing and scanning capabilities

Student Health Center



  • Personal Counseling
  • Treatment for acute illness, injury and physical exams by physicians and nurse practitioners
  • Free rapid screens and tests
  • Referrals to outside resources

Tutoring Center


Learning Resource Building (LRC)

  • Drop-in, group and individualized tutoring are available free of charge 
  • Online 24/7 tutoring is available

Undocumented / Dreamers Liaison

Financial Aid Office

Paulina Salazar Perez

Financial Aid Specialist


Financial Aid Office

  • CA Dream Act Application Assistance
  • Bilingual Assistance
  • Referral to additional resources
  • Scholarship referrals

University Transfer Center


Student Service Center (SSC)

  • Transfer Counseling Services - Schedule an appointment with a counselor to discuss transfer universities/colleges options and develop an educational plan
  • Workshops - Admission Application Workshops for the UC, CSU, Independent and Out-of-State
  • University Representative Appointments - Schedule an appointment and meet with an University and college representatives to discuss options, major, etc.
  • University Tours and Experiences - Sign up to go on a tour of local universities and colleges
  • University College Fair - November 1st from 10am to 1pm, 50 or more universities/colleges come to campus to meet with potential students
  • Resources inside University Transfer Center - College catalog library and Internet access to catalogs
  • Guaranteed transfer admission programs
  • Workshops for specific majors
  • Transfer Student Recognition Celebration

VC East Campus


957 Faulkner Road, 106

Santa Paula, CA 93060

Ventura College East Campus offers student services to all Ventura College students and prospective students. Bilingual (English/Spanish) staff are on site to assist students with educational planning, admissions, financial aid and registration.

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