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UMOJA Community

(408) 741-2608

The UMOJA Community is a learning community committed to the academic success, personal growth, and self-actualization of African Americans and other underrepresented students. The mission of this program is to build lasting community while assisting our students in retention, graduation, and transfer to the University. For additional information and/or to join the UMOJA program, please contact Philip Severe at (408) 741-2493 or philip.severeFREEWEST_VALLEY or Lenore Harris at (408)741-2586, lenore.harrisFREEWEST_VALLEY

The UMOJA Program:

  • Offers linked English 905 and 1A courses, Counseling 5 and 12C.
  • Encourages enrollment in History 12, English 12 and Counseling 50.
  • Provides students with college, peer and community mentors.
  • Connects students with support services on campus and with transfer institutions.
  • Provides cultural events, social outings and visits to transfer institutions.

Learning Outcomes

After participation in courses and activities in the UMOJA Program, a student will be able to:

  • Develop a Student Educational Plan with the goal of an associate degree, certificate and/or to transfer to a four year college or university
Last Updated 7/19/23