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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Campus Resources

Most Popular Resources for ESL Students

ESL Club
College of San Mateo's ESL Club is a student-led group to build community within the ESL population and the campus at large. Students support each other in weekly club meetings and organize fun activities. For more information about meeting days/times and how you can participate, contact the faculty advisor, Todd Windisch at

Multicultural Center and Dream Center (MCCDC)
The Multicultural Center and Dream Center is designed to meet the needs of multicultural students through academic/personal counseling as well as general financial aid information in a supportive, culturally-enriching environment.

Other Resources

Career Counseling
Career Counselors meet with students to discuss career and industry information, to administer career assessments based on skills and interests, and to help students prepare for job searches by reviewing and giving feedback on resumes and by offering techniques for interviewing.

Career Services
Learn to write your resumes and cover letters, practice interviewing, find resources, and learn about today's job readiness essentials. Explore internships, externships, and volunteer opportunities.

CSM Library
College of San Mateo Library supports the academic, vocational, and lifelong learning needs of its students by providing human, material, and technical resources that support student learning and contribute to the college mission and goals. Learn research skills, find materials on reserves, check hours of operation, and more.

Disability Resource Center (DRC)
The Disability Resource Center (DRC) facilitates equal access to an education for all students who have disabilities (permanent or temporary) by providing academic adjustments, counseling, and support services in accordance with state and federal law.

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) at College of San Mateo are committed to providing access to higher education for individuals challenged by academic and socioeconomic barriers.

Learning Center
The Learning Center offers many free programs and services including peer tutoring in a variety of subjects, up-to-date technology, mentoring, workshops, group study rooms, a computer center, and a friendly, comfortable place to study.

Student Clubs & Organizations
Get involved in campus groups to meet people with similar interests and backgrounds and to participate in extracurricular events and activities.

Wellness Center
The Wellness Center consists of Health Services, Personal Counseling, and SparkPoint. The Wellness Center assists students with their physical, mental, and financial needs.

Spring Recess
March 27 - April 2, 2023
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April 20, 2023
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