Applying to Gateway
Recruitment takes place from March through May for the Fall semester (beginning each August). Recruitment also takes place from October through December for the Spring semester (beginning each January). For more information, please contact us at 510.215.3835.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Step One: Attend an Information Session
The information session is the first step in deciding whether Gateway is right for you. During these sessions, you learn more about the program, how it works, who qualifies, what you can expect, and what Gateway expects of you.
For more information, call 510.215.3835
Information Session Schedule Spring 2023
|Tuesday, October 25th||3:30-5pm||Information Session||AA-113|
|Tuesday, November 1st||3:30-5pm||Information Session||AA-113|
|Tuesday, November 8th||3:30-5pm||Information Session||AA-113|
|Tuesday, November 15th||3:30-5pm||Information Session||AA-113|
|Tuesday, November 22nd||3:30-5pm||Information Session||AA-113|
|Tuesday, November 29th||3:30-5pm||Information Session||AA-113|
|Tuesday, December 6th||3:30-5pm||Information Session||AA-113|
Step Two: Complete Gateway to College and Contra Costa College Online
You must complete both of the above applications. If you have questions about either application, please contact Gateway program staff at 510.215.3835.
Step Three: Participate in an Interview Session
Once you have completed the first two application steps, you need to schedule an interview. This includes a timed essay assessment.
Interviews will take place at Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Drive, San Pablo, California. You must bring your completed Gateway to College and Contra Costa College applications to the interview. Also remember to arrive early, dress appropriately, and be prepared to explain why Gateway to College is the best fit for your educational goals. You are welcome to bring a family member, friend or another support person if you’d like.
For more information on the interview schedule, call 510.215.3835.
Interview Session Schedule Spring 2023
|Wednesday, November 2nd||3:30-6p||Interview||AA-113|
|Wednesday, November 9th||3:30-6p||Interview||AA-113|
|Wednesday, November 16th||3:30-6p||Interview||AA-113|
|Wednesday, November 30th||3:30-6p||Interview||AA-113|
|Wednesday, December 7th||3:30-6p||Interview||AA-113|