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Adult Learners

About Our Services

Foothill College is committed to helping adults who are trying to start or return to college. 

The Adult Education Team at Foothill’s Sunnyvale Center connects students with multiple educational programs that predominantly serve adult learners and lead to upward social and economic mobility. These academic opportunities include but are not limited to: 

        • Dual enrollment in Adult School and College classes 
        • English for Second Language Learners (ESLL) 
        • Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways 
        • Apprenticeship 
        • General Education and Basic Skills courses 
        • Enrichment and prerequisite courses 
        • Non-Credit courses 
        • Community Education 

Unsure if Foothill is right for you? Need help getting started?

We can provide general Foothill information and individual support with application, registration, and accessing Foothill’s free support services. Check out Foothill's available resources

Contact our Student Success Specialist, Nurjamal Akylbekova, at to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment. 

Please note Sunnyvale Center is closed on Fridays.

Want to connect community members from a local school or business to Foothill?

We offer Outreach presentations to groups of prospective students. Contact Janie Garcia at for more information. 

Meet Nury

We're Here to Help!

Nurjamal Akylbekova,
Student Success Specialist


Sunnyvale Center

Meet Janie Garcia

Janie Garcia, Adult Education Program Coordinator



Office 115L, Sunnyvale Center