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The Adult Career and College Transition (ACCT) Program is for enrolled NOCE students. 

It is for students who are interested in going to college after completing their studies at NOCE. 

ACCT services help students enrolled in the following NOCE programs: 

  • Career Technical Education (CTE) Program 
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Program 
  • High School Diploma Program, GED/HiSET, and College Prep Program 

Interested in going to college?

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NOCE Counseling and Student Services can assist you in transitioning to community college! Receive help with:

  • College applications.
  • Accessing financial aid.
  • Steps needed for registration.
  • Information on navigating the college.

Please call (714) 808-4682 to schedule an appointment with Anacany Torres –
Counselor for Transition.

Appointments are available in-person, via Zoom, or over the phone.

High School-College Dual Enrollment

Dual enrollment is designed for students pursuing the high school diploma program or GED/HiSET courses at NOCE to dually enroll as a part-time special admit student at Cypress College or Fullerton College to take courses tuition-free.

If you are enrolled in NOCE’s High School Diploma Program or GED/HiSET Preparation Program courses and would like to take dual enrollment courses, please schedule an appointment with Counselor Anacany Torres at (714) 808-4682 for support with: 

  • Program application.
  • Enrollment options.
  • Steps to successfully register for courses.

ACCT Events

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2022 Dream Your Future: Two-Day Virtual Conference

Have questions? E-mail Anacany Torres, Counselor for Transition at

ACCT Workshop Dates

For information on upcoming ACCT workshops, please check your NOCE student email and visit the NOCE Instagram @noce_edu and Facebook (North Orange Continuing Education) pages.

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Join our course! Transition to college.

Join us for a five-session course designed to help NOCE students successfully transition to college. Topics will include identifying academic goals, designing an educational plan, utilizing the college process, and graduation.

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41905(6/4 – 7/2) Wednesdays from 1 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.AH-301
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ACCT Resources

Keep: College is For You, Setting Goals and College Students’ Insights for Success

What is Financial Aid? Financial aid is money to help pay for college or career school. Grants, work-study, loans, and scholarships help make college or career school affordable. You can view the types of financial aid available to college students here:

Frequently Asked Questions About Financial Aid:

Financial Aid for Undocumented Students: The California Dream Act Application allows undocumented students interested in attending eligible California Colleges, Universities and Career Education Programs to apply for state financial aid. This application is unrelated to the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Financial Aid Informational PDFs:

5 Easy Steps to Financial Aid – Fullerton College 

California College Promise Grant – Fullerton College 2021-2022 

2021/22 Financial Aid Informational Brochure

Homeless Resources Postcard – Fullerton College

NOCE’s Career Skills and Resource Lab:

California Career Zone – Designed to help you explore, plan, and prepare for a career you’ll love

California Career Center for Virtual Career Counseling:

Career Development Workshop by Cypress College: YouTube Video | Workshop Handout

Educational Transitions Coachingprovides undocumented students mentorship and guidance to successfully transition to their next stage in life.

Facilitated Activity Groups – Provides undocumented young people tangible skills, knowledge, and accountability to pursue personal, educational, and professional goals.