AFFIRM

​Overview

AFFIRM

Academic Force For Inspiration Retention & Matriculation

What is AFFIRM?

AFFIRM is an academic program focusing on African American students which emphasize the successful completion of the “cognitive core” areas of study. The program identifies the English, Math, and Science disciplines as the “cognitive core” because these three disciplines lie at the heart of a student’s academic achievement and performance throughout the general/transfer educational curricula. A Guidance course is also offered as part of our program.

As an academic program at Evergreen Valley College, AFFIRM is designed to increase the retention, matriculation, and transfer of African American students. The AFFIRM Program, although specifically designed for African-American students, also serves students who are not African-American and who desire the nurturing services that are offered by the program.

 

AFFIRM COURSE OFFERINGS: 
English 330
English 104
English 001A
Chemistry 015
Counseling 15 (ONLY OFFERED DURING FALL SEMESTER) 
Math 111 (ONLY OFFERED DURING FALL SEMESTER)
Math 013 (ONLY OFFERED DURING SPRING SEMESTER)
Political Science 001

Use the link below to fill out the online application if you would like to become a member of the AFFIRM program.

AFFIRM Program Application

 

 

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Contact Us

Sean DickersonInterim Coordinator

Phone:

(408) 274-7900 ext. 6853

Location:

AC-130 (Acacia Building)

Hours

Summer Office Hours

Monday - Thursday

9:00AM - 3:00PM


Counseling Hours

Monday-Friday

9:30AM - 4:30PM*

*Please note the last available appointment time is 4:00PM


Making an appointment for counseling is strongly recommended. Please call (408) 274-7900 ext. 6853.

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