Adelante First-Year Experience Program (FYE) at East Los Angeles College provides academic and social enrichment for first-year scholars of any age, life situation, or background. FYE enhances the experience of scholars by providing programming within thematic cohorts that promote self-advocacy, transfer knowledge, and a college-going mindset.
GO East is a FREE 3-Day Summer Bridge experience for new students to East Los Angeles College. Go East is designed to assist incoming first-year students make a smooth transition from high school to college.
The East Los Angeles Honors Program, which is recognized by UCLA, UC Riverside, UC Irvine, UC Santa Cruz, Whitman College, Pitzer College, Pomona College, Mills College, Loyola Marymount University, and Occidental College. The Honors Program consists of a series of courses specifically designed to successfully prepare students for the transition from ELAC to a four-year university or college.
The John Delloro Program is a two-year learning community designed for students who plan to transfer to a 4-year university. Students enter the program with a group of socially-conscious individuals and complete a pre-planned program together. The program also provides guaranteed enrollment in all program courses for our scholars.
LMU URSA is a FREE 10 day residential program at Loyola Marymount University. It aims to create an upward pipeline for high-achieving, first-generation community college students. Students will develop research skills alongside ELAC and LMU faculty, receive a faculty and graduate mentor and get college transfer support.
The MESA program at ELAC enables educationally disadvantaged students to prepare for and graduate from a four-year college or university with a math-based degree in areas such as engineering, the sciences, computer science, and mathematics. Through MESA, students develop academic and leadership skills, increase educational performance, and gain confidence in their ability to compete professionally.
The Pathway to Law School program provides students with the academic foundation necessary for successful transfer and eventual entry to law school. For those students interested in a legal career, the Pathway will demystify law school and provide students with tutoring referrals, a designated counselor and a mentor who is an attorney.
The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number of educationally underserved students who enroll in four year colleges and universities, earn degrees, and return to the community as leaders and mentors to future generations. Puente is open to all interested students.
UCLA Center for Community College Partnerships works to increase transfer rates and success of ELAC students by holistically equipping students with skills and knowledge of available transfer pathways to empower them to become self-advocates and leaders in their communities.
The UC Berkeley TAP program provides students from East Los Angeles College with information and support services that will facilitate their transfer to University of California Berkeley.