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. For access to the PRESS Program's Monthly Calendar ... click HERE.

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.