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High School Enrollment Programs


At College of San Mateo, you will find a vibrant, lively, beautiful campus, which provides an excellent learning environment for students. Students choose CSM because of its location, program opportunities, comprehensive course offerings, and record of student success (transfer and degree completion).

Whether your goal is to start out on a path toward a successful career, begin your university studies at CSM, or get an early start on higher education, CSM has a variety of on-campus and off-campus programs, services, and activities to help you reach your educational goals.

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Promise Scholars Program (PSP)
This will allow some students to receive assistance paying for classes, and textbooks, as well as receive dedicated personal counseling, and more. This is a comprehensive degree and certificate completion program. Graduating seniors may complete PSP applications via WebSMART. Space is limited. 

Financial Aid
For questions regarding your financial aid please log into WebSMART or contact our financial aid office.

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
EOPS is student support program for first generation, current/former foster youth, and academically underprepared students that offers assistance with priority registration, personalized counseling, transportation, textbooks, and more. 

DREAM Center
A safe haven designed to holistically support and nurture the academic, social, emotional, and financial well-being of our undocumented community by providing counseling services, workshops, and connections.

Disability Resource Center (DRC)
The 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.

SparkPoint serves students and other San Mateo County residents with individualized financial coaching, public benefits enrollment, and access to the on-campus food pantry. Services are available on a drop-in basis and by appointment.
High school students can take advantage of an exciting enrollment opportunity at CSM called Concurrent Enrollment Program. This enrichment program enables students who are still in high school to get an "early start" on their college experience, and benefit from advanced scholastic or vocational work. It's free - for up to 11 units per semester! New student registration is currently open for students who have completed the steps to enrollment.

Connect to College is a night of information about CSM’s academic programs and support services, featuring a resource fair, food, and refreshments.

This year's participants had a chance to win one of three $400 scholarships.The winners were Evelyn Espinoza, Kevin Gee, and Mia Miller. Congratulations!