Avanzando Learning Community

The Avanzando Learning Community is now accepting students for the 2024-2025 academic year.



The Avanzando Learning Community is a one-year program that allows students to gain additional support while enrolled in English and Math classes designated for the program. Our goal is to help STEM students:

  1. Transition to Santa Rosa Junior College 
  2. Learn about careers in STEM
  3. Complete transfer-level Math and English in the first year of college 
  4. Transfer and enroll in a four-year college or university after SRJC 

  • Level 2 priority
  • Guaranteed English and Math courses while in the Learning Community 
  • No-cost textbooks for Math and English while in the program
  • Possible stipend opportunity
  • Assistance with getting started, selecting classes, and registration
  • Designated STEM Counselor
  • Local college field trips and cultural events
  • University and college transfer preparation

1. Be a first-generation college student (students are classified as first-generation if neither parent has earned a bachelor’s degree or higher)

2. Must be willing to attend 1 mandatory orientation each semester

3. Must be willing to meet with the Avanzando counselor twice a semester

4. Must be interested in pursuing a major/ career in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM)

5. Must be willing to enroll in English 1A, Math 25, and Counseling 60 for the Fall semester

Fall semester
Spring Semester

English 1A- College Composition

Tuesday and Thursday

11:00 am-1:00 pm

Section # 0110

English 5- Advanced Composition

Dates and times TBD

Math 25- Precalculus Algebra

Monday and Wednesday

1:30 pm-3:30 pm

Section # 2008

Math 58- Precalculus Algebra

Dates and times TBD

Counseling 60- Study Skills

Wednesday only

9:00 am-11:00 am

Section#  2013

No Counseling course Spring semester

(STEM workshops will be available in the spring)


How to Apply