Student Equity

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Mission Statement

Taft College is committed to creating a community of learners by enriching the lives of all students we serve through career technical education, transfer programs, foundational programs, and student support services. Taft College provides an equitable learning environment, defined by applied knowledge leading to students’ achievement of their educational goals.

Student Resource Center (SRC)

The Student Resource Center is Taft College’s food pantry.  The SRC provides a means for students to take care of their basic needs as the work toward their path to success.

***The Student Resource Center will re-open for the fall 2021 semester on Monday, September 7th.***

How to request items from the SRC (checklist)

  • Check the inventory to see what is available.
    • Click on the file below to view the detailed list of items available in the SRC
    • Limits:  1 visit per day, 3 visits per week
      • Food Items:  15 items in one visit, no more than 3 of any one item
      • Water:  3 waters per visit
      • Personal Hygiene 8 items in one visit, no more than 2 of any item
      • 1 blanket/ 1 towel per semester (if item is available)

TC Meal Vouchers and Grocery Gift Cards

TC Cafeteria Meal Vouchers and $25 gift cards are now available through the SRC.  Students can submit a request for either on the SRC request form.  Students can request meal vouchers once a week as long as it is available.  Students can request grocery store gift cards up to two times a month.  For financial aid recipients, receiving a meal voucher and/or $25 grocery gift card can affect your financial aid.  Send an email to if you have questions.

Mental Health and Wellness Services

Taft College’s counseling services incorporates a brief therapeutic model using a multi-modal approach directed at helping students succeed in the college environment. If there is a need for specialized or long-term services, speak with Taft College’s mental health counselor, Isaias Hernandez.

How to schedule a zoom appointment

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