Frequently Asked Questions

How can I bring Puente to my local Community College?
California Community Colleges interested in adding Puente as part of their student transfer success strategy must submit a formal written request to the Puente Statewide Office.  To find out more information about criteria and the application process, please email Julia Vergara or call (510) 846-6274.

How can I bring Puente to my local High School?
California secondary schools interested in adding Puente as part of their college preparation success strategy must submit a formal written request to the Puente Statewide Office.  To find out more information about criteria and the application process, please email Josefina Canchola or call (714) 357-7728.

Is Puente only for Latinx students?
The Puente Project is open, and happy to welcome, all students. 
Puente is cross-disciplinary and multi-cultural in its approach to promoting student success and degree completion. The Puente Project's framework is build on a foundation of social justice and equity, which embraces the intersections of all identities. 

Once a Puentista, always a Puentista

The Puente High School Program is designed to help students graduate from high school, become college eligible, and enroll in college through the efforts and support provided by a

Puente-trained team.