Mission Statement:

The P.R.E.S.S. Program is designed to support the academic goals of student-athletes at Orange Coast College by connecting them to the resources needed for academic success. This program is committed to supporting and equipping student-athletes with the skills necessary to be successful in the classroom, on the field or court, and in the workplace.

Program Objective:

The purpose of this program is to offer holistic support to student-athletes through the following: 

STUDY HALL: Offered M-Th to all student-athletes as a supervised, dynamic learning environment in which student-athletes have access to tablets, tutoring, supplies, support from PRESS staff, and more!

1:1 SUPPORT: Additional support is offered through 1:1 meetings that address topics including how to refine study strategies, developing more effective time management skills, and maintaining academic persistence.

TUTORING: Tutors from the Student Success Center are available at Study Hall

EVENTS: Each year, a guest speaker is invited to engage with student-athletes and the campus community about topics relevant to sports, life, and the workplace.