ALAS

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ALAS Culture Center

ALAS makes it possible for you to earn a bachelor's degree in four years

  • Career Counseling
  • Academic Support
  • Free Computer Access and Printing Access

Helping First-Generation Students Succeed

The ALAS Program is committed to helping you successfully graduate from college in just four years. Our free, personal services help you achieve a university degree and become a Sunbird for life.

Academic counselors will help you:

  • Design a personalized education plan targeted toward graduating in four years, or “15 to Finish” *
  • Connect you with student tutors who can answer your questions about classes, teachers and other issues
  • Learn which courses are required to graduate

* 15 units per semester

Career counselors will help you:

  • Assess your skills, abilities, interests and goals to choose a major that is right for you
  • Write a resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover letter to personalized your presentation
  • Provide information about opportunities in your field or interest and prepare you to pursue a career or graduate school

Practical Support

The ALAS Program gives you access to computers and printers for classwork and homework at no cost. There is also a friendly staff and information about other matters pertaining to academics and the community.

How to Join

Fill out the registration form or contact Patty Salinas, ALAS Title V Project Director, at alas.coordinator@fresno.edu