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Umoja Community

Eligibility Requirements

  1. First-time college student OR have not yet completed ENGL 1A or college level Math
  2. Academic goal to transfer to four-year university or workforce program

Program Requirements

  1. Attend the 3-day, in-person 2023 Umoja Orientation on Tuesday, Wedneday and Thursday, Sept. 12–14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.
  2. Meet with Umoja counselor at least 2 times per quarter
  3. Attend at least 3 Umoja events per quarter
  4. Complete the designated Umoja courses
  5. Maintain a minimum C average in all college courses

Application Process

  1. Submit the Umoja Program Interest Form
  2. Meet with Umoja counselor Dokesha Meacham. She will email you upon receipt of the interest form.  You can also schedule an appointment at
  3. Complete the Student Contract Form
  4. Apply for admission to Foothill College 
  5. Complete and submit  the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at or California Dream Act application. See how to apply for financial aid.


Fill Out Interest Form

Dokesha Meacham

We're Here to Help!

Dokesha Meacham,
Umoja Counselor


Counseling Center, Building 8300 Room 8302

dr tiffany rideaux

Dr. Tiffany Rideaux,
Umoja Co-Coordinator



Brandon Younger

Brandon Younger,
Umoja Co-Coordinator


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