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Chabot student orientation and registration (SOAR) Program for Seniors


1) Starting October 1, 2020, complete your free Chabot application at CCCApply

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).  

4) Complete the Chabot Online Orientation on your own as soon as possible.  

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) as soon as possible.

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

7)  Attend First Semester Planning (FSP) Zoom meeting with a Chabot College Counselor. Visit the Chabot College Assessment Center site and follow directions for completing the First Semester Planning (FSP) process:

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. 

If you need help with any of the above steps, please email Michael Lai, Chabot College Counselor at He will reply and do his best to support your transition and experience with Chabot College. 


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
Mr. Lai will help any HHS Senior with Chabot enrollment.  Just email him!

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.