Cerro Coso Community College

Student Services Activities and Events

Career Exploration Day

Tuesday, April 5th 2022,  8:00 - 9:30 am

This event is also an opportunity for employers to connect with our current college students, well-qualified recent graduates, and the general public to fill open vacancies within your organization.

Career Exploration Day | Save the Date - April 5, 2022

Join us via Zoom!

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:00-7:30 pm

An overview of topics covered at this event:
  • Resources 
  • Enrollment Process
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships
  • Vocational Programs
  • Transfer Requirements
  • Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
Personal links will be provided during the session for individuals who want to break out to speak to specific campuses.

Register for November 9th Virtual Open House

For more information, contact Counseling at 760-384-6219

(Click on the image below to view the flyer)

Virtual Open House Flyer -November 9, 2021


Veterans Celebration: Morning Colors and Flag Raising Ceremony

Veterans Celebration Week

Morning Colors and Flag Raising Ceremony

Monday, November 8th from 9 am - 9:30 am

Flag Pole at Main Entrance (IWV Campus)

To all the veterans of the Armed Forces, we are proud of you, we respect you, we honor you, and we thank you for your service. Let us come together to honor and commemorate all those who served in the United States Military by kicking off Veterans Celebration Week with a Morning Colors and Flag Raising Ceremony!

Guest speakers include Jack Connell, Retired Naval Office and KCCD Board of Trustee, Eric Bruen, Mayor of the City of Ridgecrest, and Dr. Sean Hancock, Cerro Coso's 8th President.

Virtual Parent Night

Wednesday, October 27th at 6 pm

Cerro Coso would like to invite you to Virtual Parent Night. Come and learn about the different services we have to offer at Cerro Coso in order to enhance your student's educational goals. We will have a Q&A session after the event.

Join us via Zoom for an overview on:

  • Resources
  • Enrollment Process
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships
  • Vocational Programs
  • Transfer Requirements
  • Dual/Concurrent Enrollment


We hope to see you there!

Zoom Registration


Virtual Parents Night Flyer | October 27, 2021


Fall Library Workshops

Library Workshops

Integrating Tasty Quotes into Research Papers

Wednesday, November 17th @ 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Register for this Library Workshop here.

COVID Vaccine Clinic

Vaccine Clinic and Exemption Support

Cerro Coso has partnered with Savon Pharmacy of Ridgecrest to provide FREE Covid Vaccination Shots. The vaccine will be available for any student who would like to receive it. Cerro Coso will be present to help support all CC students who are attending on-ground courses with their Covid Card submission, as well as support with Covid Vaccine Exemption forms. We want to make this easy for you!

Upcoming Clinics

Next Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 10am - 2pm

Future Dates

October 28, 2021

Visit the event page for more details.

Dual and Concurrent Enrollment Night

Dual and Concurrent Workshop

November 16th 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Attention Parents – your high school student can earn college credits while in high school for free! Cerro Coso Community College offers dual and concurrent enrollment classes. Join us for more information about the dual and concurrent enrollment process, and learn how it can benefit your high school student’s future.

Register for the Dual and Concurrent Workshop

Relief Aid Workshop

June 17th 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Let CC help you pay for College! Special Funds are here to help pay for Summer and Fall Classes.

Join CC and learn about several different funds available through the state in order to pay for your college and persistence to graduate from Cerro Coso!.


(Click on the image below to view the flyer)

2021 Relief Aid Workshop Flyer - June 17, 2021
Veterans Day BBQ Lunch Celebration - November 10, 2021

Veterans Celebration Week

Veterans BBQ Lunch

Wednesday, November 9th from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Front Lawn of LRC (IWV Campus)

Join us in celebrating and honoring our veterans with a free lunch catered by Roaming Dog Kitchen! Staff and students are welcome to enjoy lunch and cupcakes to wrap up Veterans Celebration Week!

This free lunch will be available for all staff and students!

Veterans Celebration Week

November 8 – 12th

Veterans Celebration Week 2021 flyer

UCLA Virtual College Fair Workshop

Friday, December 3 from 10:00-11:00 am

Take the opportunity to learn insights to the admission process for transfer students, ask questions and experience UCLA with a virtual tour at your leisure.

Register for the Virtual Transfer Admission Presentation

UCLA Virtual College Fair Workshop - December 3, 2021

CSAC Cash for College logo

Statewide Cash for College Workshop

Next Workshop: December 15 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The California Student Aid Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce the continuation of statewide Cash for College workshops aimed to provide information to help students and families complete the 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA).

The webinars are FREE and open to all students and families applying for financial aid. We will have volunteers answering questions throughout the session via chat box (general questions only) and one-on-one assistance on a phone line after the webinar.

Students can register for the webinars on the Cash for College Workshop Registration site.

Current available webinars include:

  • Wednesday, November 17, 2021 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, December 15, 2021 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, January 26, 2022 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Thursday, February 24, 2022 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 


Fuel Up for Finals

November 29 - December 2, and December 6 & 7


There will be FREE coffee, tea and treats available all day!
Need a study break? Try an activity from our de-stress table.


Fuel Up for Finals Poster

Naval Academy Ceremony

Interested in the Naval Academy?

Monday, November 22, 2021 from 12:30-1:30pm

Guest speaker Grant Vigneault will be speaking on topics covering the admissions process, student life, and post-graduation. A Q&A session will follow.

He will be speaking in Room 350 at the Ridgecrest campus and via Zoom.

Watch this event on Zoom

Complete Daily Pre-Screening Here


Grant Vigneault - Navy Spirit Team Captain

MIDN 1/C Grant David Vigneault is a 2018 graduate from Burroughs High School and a current member of the Class of 2022 at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Grant is a Robotics, Control Systems, and Weapons Engineering major with a focus in Engineering Management. He is a member of the Navy Spirit team where he has served as the team captain of the Mascot Team for two consecutive years. Grant spent his entire childhood in the Ridgecrest area before departing for Maryland in 2018. He enjoys hiking, fishing, baseball, and the military lifestyle.

SSUC's Winter Items Drive - Collecting until December 2, 20211

Student Services United Club Winter Items Drive

Running until December 2, 2021

Please consider donating your gently used items.

All donations will be given to the Women's Center - High Desert.

See event page for more details.


Cerro Coso One-Stop Virtual Drop-In Support Services

June 22nd 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Available to all CCCC sites!

Zoom Drop-In Topics

Admissions, Financial Aid, Counseling, and ACCESS Programs will be available for your needs and on hand to answer questions.

Students may register for this event and then drop in at any time between 10 am and 1 pm.

One-Stop Virtual Drop-In event June 22, 2021