The Student Services Division at Pasadena City College supports the learning and development of all PCC students through educational, cultural, and social programs, services and opportunities.

Areas of Students Services

Financial Aid

Manuel Cerda

Works with students to remove financial barriers and make sure all students can afford college. Our office assists students with applying to scholarships, grants and loans in order to meet students’ education expenses.

student life

Rebecca Cobb

The Office of Student Life offers a wide variety of activities, programs, and services to assist students in achieving a balanced educational experience.

Counseling & Student Success

Armando Duran

Provides developmental advising which includes life, career, and education planning, strategies to address academic difficulties, programs to develop student success skills, preparation for university transfer, and workforce preparedness.

Special services

Ketmani Kouanchao, Ed. D.
Associate Dean of Special Services

Additional support services and resources to ensure that all students have equal access to academic programs and student life activities.

EOP&S, Care, and Foster Youth

Niki Dixon Harrison

Provides services and support to encourage the enrollment and retention of Foster Youth and of students who are economically and educationally disadvantaged.

admissions and records

Susan Bricker

The Admissions and Records Office processes applications, graduation petitions, handles registration, and provides special services for veterans and foreign students.


Dr. Brock Klein
Associate Dean

Our award-winning Pathways programs helps students transition from high school to college smoothly and succeed academically.

Student Services

Dr. Ofelia R. Arellano

The Office of Student Services oversees Outreach Office, Transfer Center, Articulation, TRIO Programs, and Student Grievances.

Student Equity

Dr. Michaela J.L. Mares-Tamayo

The mission of student equity project is supported by the PCC Educational Master Plan with the goal of achieving student equity.

Safe Zones at PCC

The PCC Safe Zone training identifies, educates, and supports Allies.