Student Responsibilities

By joining the Umoja community, you will gain a family of support services that will help you to achieve your goals, whether it is to obtain a degree or to complete a certificate program. In turn, we expect your participation in the Program to positively impact the Umoja community as well.

Key Characteristics of Umoja

  • A Kswahili word for “unity,” Umoja is open to all LATTC students
  • Umoja is a campus community dedicated to providing opportunities and support to students
  • The Program’s focus is on educational success and professional development
  • By way of specialized classes, activities and programming, Umoja students gain strong academic and career-based skills to ensure future success

Student Responsibilities

  • Complete a program application and student contract
  • Participate in the Coronation of Umoja and the Black Graduation
  • Meet with a counselor twice per semester and complete a comprehensive student educational plan
  • Enroll in and complete a two semester sequence of Counseling Guidance classes
  • Attend required fieldtrips and/or cultural activities as prescribed by the program coordinator
  • Participate in mentoring
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the California Community Colleges Board of Governors Fee waiver form (eligible students only)

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