Cabrillo College announces that its Annual College and Career Night 2012 will be held this year on Monday, Nov. 5, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Cabrillo College main campus, 6500 Soquel Drive, in Aptos.
During the event, college-bound, Santa Cruz County students and their parents can attend the annual Cabrillo College Open House, as well as meet with representatives from more than 60 public, private, and out-of-state colleges and universities. Cabrillo College instructors and career counselors will also be available to speak with students and parents about planning career paths.
In the Robert E. Swenson Library and the Cabrillo College Cafeteria, prospective students and their parents will have the opportunity to meet with Cabrillo College instructors, program representatives and career counselors as well as Financial Aid representatives. In Cabrillo’s Gymnasium, students and parents can meet with four-year college and university representatives from more than 60 institutions.
For the first time at this year’s College & Career Night, students and parents will have the opportunity to tour the new, cutting edge Allied Health facility and learn about Cabrillo’s Allied Health programs including: Dental Hygiene, Medical Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Nursing, and Human Services. Participants will be able to ask questions of current Allied Health students as well as faculty members.
The event is open to the public and is free of charge. Students and parents who want to get a head start on college and career planning are encouraged to attend. Last year more than 4,000 people participated. Free parking is available in all student lots.
Schedule of Events and Venues
- Cabrillo Gymnasium: College & Career Fair (Building 1100) Four-year college and university representatives will be on-hand to answer questions about their institutions beginning at 6 p.m.
- Health and Wellness Center (Building HW 2000) Allied Health faculty and students will give tours of the new, state-of-the-art Health and Wellness Center and will provide information about Cabrillo’s Allied Health programs, including: Dental Hygiene, Medical Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Nursing, and Human Services.
- Robert E. Swenson Library (Building 1000) & Cabrillo Cafeteria (Building 900) Cabrillo College instructors and career counselors will speak to students and parents about planning career paths.
- Robert E. Swenson Library (Upstairs) - Room 1051 Financial aid advisors will give workshops on how to apply for financial aid for community colleges and four-year colleges and universities.
For additional information in English, please call 831-477-5650. Para obtener informacion en espanol, llamar 831-479-5731.
About Cabrillo College
Cabrillo College is a leading California community college serving Santa Cruz County with locations in Aptos, Scotts Valley and Watsonville. It is ranked #1 in transfers to UC Santa Cruz. Founded in 1959, the college offers over 100 academic and career technical education programs that serve multiple educational goals such as A.A. and A.S. degrees, certificates of achievement, skills certificates, transfer to 4-year institutions or for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. Cabrillo College is a dynamic, diverse and responsive educational community that is dedicated to helping all students achieve their academic, career, and personal development goals.