The Laney Puente Program is a transfer preparation program designed to increase the number of educationally underserved students who transfer to four-year colleges and universities, earn degrees, and return to their mentors. The program is offered as a partnership between the University of California and The California Community Colleges.

Join the Puente Program Fall, 2023

The Laney College Puente Program offers students:

  • An English 1A class with a Latinx and other multicultural themed curriculum
  • Counseling 24, Personal and Career Development
  • Support for you to create and develop a personalized transfer plan with a Latinx Counselor.
  • Embedded tutor support in your English class and additional free tutoring at Latinx Cultural Center
  • Campus Visits: Free trips to visit 4-year colleges and learn about their support services for Latinx students
  • Mentors: Professionals who will support your college and career success


  1. Fill out the Student Information Sheet
  2. Please email us at (We will get back to you within 24 hours)

Students! After you complete the information sheet, we will contact you to give you registration information for the Puente classes.

Puente Classes for Fall 2023.

NOTE: You must enroll in all 2 classes to be part of Puente.

English 1A5Tuesday/Thursday11:00am-1:15pm
Counseling 243Tuesday/Thursday1:30pm-2:45pm

For additional information and services, please visit the Latinx Cultural Center website.