CHICANO/LATINO PROGRAMS, DEPARTMENTS & UNIVERSITIES

Directory of Chicano/Latino Studies Degree Programs by Institution

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

UCIrvine Chicano/Latino Resource Guide

UCIrvine Dreamers

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

UCSD Chicano/a~Latino/a Arts and Humanities Program

 

COMMUNITY

LATINO ADVOCATES FOR EDUCATION Inc
Latino Advocates for Education is a new organization which provides educational awareness and broadness community knowledge awareness on various Latino issues.  More information is available by contacting: 
Frederick Aguirre,
1442 Irvine Blvd Ste 227
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 783-1131
 
LOS AMIGOS
One of Los Amigos's goals is to enhance the relationship between Orange County's Chicano/Latino population and UCI's faculty, administrative staff and students.  The groups' membership represents Orange County educators, business professionals, public officials, and community leaders, and Los Amigos holds weekly Wednesday breakfast meetings at which UCI faculty, administrators, staff, and students participate in discussions regarding Chicano/Latino matters for Orange County.  Additional information is available from Dr. Jose Moreno, Chairman of Los Amigos at jmoreno7@csulb.edu.
 
COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY GUIDE 
How to Pay for College - Undergraduate Degree
Learn how to apply for and compare different kinds of financial aid (from the federal government, the states, and colleges themselves), as well as what kinds of things you need to watch out for.
How to Pay for Graduate School
Paying for a graduate degree is different from paying for an undergraduate degree. We'll tell you how, and help you get started.
Online Colleges in California
See the top not-for-profit colleges and universities in California offering online degree programs.
 
MAKING COLLEGE AFFORDABLE: AN ONLINE GUIDE FOR HISPANIC STUDENTS
A new guide dedicated to helping Hispanic students navigate the often-challenging world of college affordability, financial aid, and scholarships. Affordable Colleges Online recently published "Making College Affordable: An Online Guide for Hispanic Students", which includes expert advice and resources in key cost-related areas, including but not limited to:
     - College affordability (tuition, room, board, books and other fees)
     - Scholarships and grants for Hispanic students
     - Financial aid information
     - The most affordable HSIs in with campus-based and online programs
     - Additional helpful resources

  

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FROM Reviews.com

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GUIDE TO SECURING YOUR COLLEGE STUDENT'S CREDIT FUTURE
The Purpose of this guide is to empower parents to help their college students (or young adults of similar age) transition to the real world by avoiding credit pitfalls and developing solid financial habits that will set them up for success.

 

GUIDE TO SECURING YOUR CHILD'S CREDIT FUTURE
The Purpose of this guide to empower parents with a helpful step by step process that will provide them the tools they need to ensure that their children develop a healthy relationship with credit, and understand financial literacy by the time they graduate.
 

  

LATINO WEBSITES/RESOURCES

 

 

OTHER LINKS

  • The First Generation First Quarter Challenge, UCI, School of Social Sciences: This program will provide incoming Social Science students with a ten week program of workshops, mentorship and academic support, designed to ease their transition to university and to help them to begin their studies at UCI on a positive note.  For more information please click here.

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