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Chabot student orientation and registration (SOAR) Program for Seniors


1) Be sure you've completed your Chabot application.  Most Seniors completed this during HHS College Day last October.  If you still need to finish your Chabot application, visit CCCApply from the Chabot website. 
Need support? Email the HHS College & Career Center (Chavonna Perkins or Patricia Razo).

2) After submitting your app, you will receive an email in 1-2 days with your Chabot "W" number (your Chabot student #) which you must take good note of and save forever!

3) Complete your FAFSA or California Dream App.  If you're planning to be a full-time student, be sure to complete your financial aid and ALL the steps below by July 1 in order to receive maximum aid.  This is Financial Aid step 1 of 2 (the second step is item #8 below).  
Need support? Email the HHS College & Career Center (Chavonna Perkins or Patricia Razo).

4) Complete the Chabot Online Orientation on your own as soon as possible.  
Need support? Email the HHS College & Career Center (Chavonna Perkins or Patricia Razo) or the Chabot Assessment Center.

5) Complete the Chabot English Informed Course Selection AND the Chabot Math Guided Self-Placement (you'll need your Chabot "W number" and PIN (6 digit birthdate) by May 1.
Need support? Email the HHS College & Career Center (Chavonna Perkins or Patricia Razo) or the Chabot Assessment Center.

6) Complete the Title IX ‐ Sexual Assault & Violence Prevention Training 

7)  Attend First Semester Planning (FSP) Zoom meeting with a Chabot College Counselor on May 8, 15, 22 or 29 from 1-3 PM. Email Chabot College counselor Michael Lai at by May 1 to reserve your seat. Provide your name, Chabot College W#, PIN# and date you want to attend in your email. He will reply with the Zoom meeting link and next steps.

8) Complete the Chabot College Financial Aid forms & submit to Chabot College Financial Aid office (forms can be found in your ClassWeb under "Financial Aid" tab and click "student requirements" preferably by June 2.    This is step 2 of 2 for Chabot Financial Aid and is separate from the FAFSA/Dream App.   Wait 4-6 weeks after submitting these forms and log back in and accept any financial aid awards. 

7) Chabot Summer Bridge information will be posted here soon for students interested in a 3-week summer opportunity to get ahead. (this may be canceled)


Consider joining one of these optional programs at Chabot!

Chabot Aspire/Trio:  Provides academic support for low-income, first generation and disabled students

Chabot Educational Talent Search / Trio:  Provides equal access to quality education for students of Hayward & San Lorenzo Unified School Districts

Change It Now (CIN):  A multicultural leadership program designed for students interested in social justice, ethnic studies and community empowerment.  

Disabled Students Services & Programs:  Serves the needs of students with physical, psychological and learning disabilities

Chabot Puente:  Supports all students with counseling, instruction and mentoring to prepare for transfer by exploring the Mexican-American & Latino experience

Chabot Umoja:  Supports students to achieve education success and learning African-American literature, history and issues

Chabot First Year Experience (FYE):  Focuses on student success in the form of various different "pathways" based upon student interests and academic goals.


Who to Contact


Chavonna Perkins
College and Career Center
HHS Early Decision Coordinator

Patricia Razo -
EAOP/DCAC College Adviser

Jessica Almaraz -
Counseling Intern for Seniors

HHS Counselors

Michael Lai
Chabot Counselor
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6779

All HHS Seniors Click on this Image to Apply to Chabot
Need Help With Chabot ENROLLMENT?

Come to the College & Career Center Monday - Thursday during lunch and after school in Room C-X. 


For California residents, Chabot's enrollment fee is $46 per unit or $1,104 for full time for one year.