Project Change at College of San Mateo - Steps for Enrollment
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Project Change
Steps for Enrollment

Come join us at CSM and be part of Project Change! Here are the steps:

  1. Attend a Project Change Orientation. Please contact Alex Naeve at to set up an orientation
  2. Enroll online via CSM's How to Apply & Enroll page
  3. Receive a referral to the program and submit the online application

Once you've completed the first three steps, here’s what’s next:

  • Applicants will be invited for interview with Project Change staff for acceptance into the program. If accepted, students are invited to attend the incoming student orientation, which takes place every fall and spring semester

Check out what you receive as members of Project Change!

  • Free tuition for college
  • Money for books and school supplies for fall and spring semesters
  • A Clipper Card for public transportation: Caltrain, Samtrans, and BART
  • A personal mentor to assist you in your first year of college
  • A selection of counselors dedicated to working with the Project Change cohort
  • A team of faculty, staff, and administrators who support your college success. This includes a point person in each department who will help you navigate the college experience
  • Premier access to the Village at CSM, which provides a place to study and socialize on campus
  • Opportunities to attend conferences around the United States, college campus tours, and other exciting events/activities hosted by Project Change
  • Connections to jobs on and off campus