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The SCC first-year experience program encourages academic achievement, social integration, and personal success with the assistance of a strong support network of peers, staff, and faculty.

Get Started

To enter into the SUCCEED@City First Year Experience Program, you'll need to follow these 3 steps:

  1. Step One: Attend City Jam orientation.
  2. Step Two: Create a first-semester class schedule with a Counselor or Success Coach.
  3. Step Three: Enroll in INDIS 313 (Freshman Seminar).
  4. Step Four: Attend Summer Bridge to introduce you to the SCC community.

Ask your Success Coach if you need assistance!

Your Success Team

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You are not alone. Each first-year experience student will have a dedicated success team that includes a:

  • Counselor
  • Success Coach
  • First Year Seminar Instructor
  • Peer Mentor

Your support team will help you identify a major, stay on track, connect you with resources, and reach your graduation or transfer goal.

Meet Your Success Coaches

Contact the Success Coach that pertains to your meta-major:

People & Society Meta Major

America RustAmerica Rust
Success Coach Specialist
Phone: (916) 558-2072

Science, Math, and Engineering Meta Major

Gabe EsparzaGabe Esparza
Success Coach Specialist
Phone: (916) 650-2931

Arts and Communication Meta Major

Kelly StephenstKelly Stephens
Success Coach Specialist
Phone: (916) 650-2939

Business and Industry Meta Major

Lee MouaLee Moua
Success Coach Specialist
Phone: (916) 558-2068

Health and Health Professions Meta Major

Regina LoezaRegina Loeza
Success Coach Specialist
Phone: (916) 558-2345


Phone: (916) 558-2390


Student Services Building
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822