Students at the MLC

Resources for Students

At De Anza, you will find people who want to help you succeed, and programs designed for that purpose. Here are some of the resources available on campus.

Getting Started

Click on a link for contact information, office hours and details about the services available at these offices. 


These pages will tell you about some of the academic support you'll find at De Anza.

Additional Support

These programs offer additional assistance, depending on your circumstances. 

Adapted Physical Education

  • Physical fitness for students with disabilities


  • Assistance for students who are also parents with limited incomes

Career Services

  • Help in choosing a major or career path

Child Care

  • Available on campus through the Child Development and Education Department

College Life Office

  • Clubs and organizations; student government (DASB); ID and transit cards; social events.

Cross Cultural Partners

  • Pairing students who are English learners with fluent English speakers

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

  • Interpreting and captioning for students with hearing disabilities

Disability Support Services

EOPS (Extended Opportunities Programs & Services)

Food Pantry

  • Food assistance for students who qualify

Guardian Scholars Program

  • Support for current and former foster youth

Health Services

HEFAS (Higher Education for AB 540 Students)

  • Peer support and help for undocumented students

International Student Programs

  • For students who are from outside the United States

Occupational Training Institute

  • For students who were laid off or are receiving state TANF aid

Psychological Services

  • Personal counseling and mental health workshops

Stretch Your Book Dollars

  • Free and low-cost options for textbooks

Student Rights and Responsibilities

  • Code of conduct; grievance procedures; policies on discrimination, harassment and Title IX 

Veteran Services

  • Support and help with military benefits
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