Providing Academic Support to Students

P.A.S.S. seeks to assist students in completing their educational goals by providing support and services to those in Career & Technical Education programs. P.A.S.S. provides holistic, effective, and accessible advisement by enhancing the connection between the student and college.

We assist Career & Technical Education students with:

  • Intensive Case Management
  • Resource and Referral
  • Career/Academic Advising
  • Childcare Assistance
  • Registration
  • Enrichment Workshops
  • Lending Library Assistance
  • Study Skill Improvement

How do you qualify for P.A.S.S.?

  1. You need to be in a Career & Technical Education Program (associate of applied science/certificate)
  2. 2.5 GPA or higher (2.7 GPA or higher for Child Care)
  3. Must submit P.A.S.S. application every semester to qualify
  4. All classes must pertain to the degree plan being followed
  5. Full time status is necessary for Child Care Assistance (12 hours)
  6. First time students must take and assessment test at the P.A.S.S. office
  7. Must submit an SAR (student aid report) with the Application

Contact Info:

Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm
Location: Technology Campus
3700 W. Military Hwy, Bldg. B181

Advising Specialist: Graciela Zamora 872-6313
Advisor: Monica Bravo 872-6312
Advisor: Michelle Cortez 872-6314
Secretary: Marisela Santa Maria 872-6315
Fax: 956-872-6310


PASS Program Brochure

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P.A.S.S. Applications

P.A.S.S. Program will not accept incomplete applications. Applications must be accompanied with a copy of the class schedule and Student Aid Report Form (SAR) from Financial Aid (if receiving financial aid).

First-Time Applicant

  1. Student seeking lending library and or childcare services for the first time.
  2. First time applicant must take an assessment test (Elassi) at the PASS office in Tech B-181. (Failure to do so, application will not be processed).

Re-Applying Applicant

  1. Student has submitted a first-time application (Has taken the Elassi Assessment) and there after a re-application for every semester as needed for services in the form of lending library and or childcare.
  2. If student has applied for services in previous semester but has not done so for a year, student must submit a first time application again and retake the assessment test (Elassi) in Tech B-181 (Failure to do so, application will not be processed).

Application Dates:

Spring 2017:
October 3 - October 28, 2016

Summer I / II / III 2017:
March 20 - April 21, 2017

Fall 2017:
June 12 - July 7, 2016

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Walk-Ins

Walk-In Reminders:

  • First come, first served
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA
  • Must have a current semester schedule
  • Must have textbook title and textbook edition
  • Must bring picture ID

Walk-In Dates

Fall 2016

  • Career & Technical Majors: August 31, 2016
  • All Other Majors: September 1, 2016

Spring 2017

  • Career & Technical Majors: January 19, 2017
  • All Other Majors: January 20, 2017

Summer I / III 2017

  • Career & Technical Majors: June 6, 2017
  • All Other Majors: June 7, 2017

Summer II 2017

  • Career & Technical Majors: July 11 , 2017
  • All Other Majors: July 12, 2017

Fall 2017

  • Career & Technical Majors: August 30 , 2017
  • All Other Majors: August 31, 2017