Student Equity

Equity Matters at Taft College

Taft College is committed to creating a level playing field in every classroom and the workforce. That’s why we provide extensive services and resources to all students we serve, covering career technical education, transfer programs, foundational programs, student support services, and more.

Taft College will always provide an equitable learning environment where every student feels seen, supported, and set up for success.

Everyone Succeeds at Taft College

Taft College was founded with the mission to serve, educate, and support all students from every walk of life. That's why we're proud to offer services that help to support students from underrepresented communities, various socioeconomic backgrounds, and first-generation college students. Take advantage of everything Taft College has to offer.
  • Financial Aid

    Apply for financial aid. Help is available for students with financial need, including scholarships, grants, and work study.

    Learn more

  • CalWORKS

    California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids provides work study and other assistance for eligible students receiving cash aid.

    Learn more

  • Cougar Support Center

    The Cougar Support Center is here to support students in need of additional assistance with meals, housing, and clothing. This is a safe space for students to receive the essential resources to satisfy their everyday basic needs.

    Learn more

  • Counseling Center

    Get help staying on track with your academic goals. Speak with an academic counselor and complete a comprehensive education plan to help facilitate your success.

    Learn more

  • Disabled Student Programs and Services

    Disability Support Programs and Services provides support services and accommodations for students with disabilities.

    Learn more

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Taft College is a resource for community members, educators, and students to help promote further engagement, learning, and awareness around DEI.

    Learn more

  • Health and Wellness Counseling

    Seek help or refer a friend or student in need. Take advantage of free and confidential personal counseling, as well as mental health, wellness, and crisis resources.

    Learn more


    Extended Opportunity Programs and Services offers over and above support services. CARE assists EOPS-qualified single-parent students receiving TANF/CalWORKS benefits (cash aid).

    Learn more

  • High Tech Center

    Students with disabilities may access alternate formats of textbooks or materials and assistive technology software and tools.

    Learn more

  • Learning Center

    Need a tutor? Access learning assistance and academic support to help you succeed.

    Learn more

  • Student Employment

    Search and apply for employment opportunities on and off-campus.

    Learn more

  • Transfer Center

    Prepare and successfully transfer to a college or university of your choice with transfer application assistance.

    Learn more

  • Veteran Services

    Taft College is at your service. Apply for VA benefits, request certification of enrollment, and more.

    Learn more