Blackademia Newsletter

Pasadena City College Black Lancer Resource Hub


Join today to gain access to beneficial resources: -Dedicated Counselor -Academic Coaches -Tutors -School Supplies -Volunteer Opportunities

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Blackademia is open to any currently enrolled PCC students who identify as being Black, African American, or of the African diaspora. It serves as a hub to link Black Students to programs and resources dedicated to Black Student Success. To join, complete the Blackademia Form and we will connect with you!

Blackademia Counseling Appointments Are Available!

This Link is Reserved for Blackademia Student Counseling Appointments.

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Meet the Blackademia Team

Dr. Gena Lopez | Blackademia Co-Coordinator, Black Student Success Center Director

Armia Walker | Counselor, Blackademia Co-Coordinator

Full-time Counseling Faculty

Blackademia Online Appointments

Ewnet Zeleke | Blackademia Lead Staff


Black Student Success Center

Pasadena City College

Room CC 223

1570 E Colorado Blvd

Pasadena, CA 91107


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Ujima is a learning community designed to enhance the experience of African-American Students through counseling, instruction, mentoring, and community building.



EOPS is currently accepting applications for Fall 2020! All of our “signature” services will be accessible virtually to ensure we are providing “over and above” support for students, such as, an online book voucher, PPE/online instruction inspired survival kit, phone and virtual counseling appointments, priority registration (tier one), and much more! EOPS provides student support services to low-income and educationally disadvantaged students. To view our success stories, click here.

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Listening Session on the Killing of Unarmed Black/African Americans

If you missed it, view the Listening Session on the Killing of Unarmed Black/African Americans youtube video

Our Black Lives Matter - Listening Forum

Congratulation 2020 Black Graduates!!!!!

Congratulation 2020 Black Graduates!!!!!

You have endured the race and completed the work now onto your next journey!

We are super proud of you and cannot wait to hear of your future success!

PCC Black Grad 2020
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Get Support 24/7

Call 855-GO-TO-PCC or email so you can get back on track

Need help applying for Financial Aid? Join the FAFSA SQUAD ZOOM Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 2pm-4pm!

The Feel Well Empowerment Center

The Feel Well is a mental health agency that serves primarily children, families and persons with anxiety and depression as a community-based supplement to the Therapeutic services we already offer at Fields Family Counseling Services.

Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSP&S)

The Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSP&S) is designed to enable students with documented disabilities to get access to all of the College’s programs and activities.

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Get Emergency Financial Help

Rapid Response Emergency Aid is meant to help out in times of unforeseen financial emergencies, which can happen at any time. This can be to cover certain eligible expenses, such as utilities, rent, medical and dental costs, or automobile expenses, as well as the money for books- or tuition-related expenses.

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at PCC
  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher
  • Be in good standing related to student conduct.
  • Be facing a verifiable, unforeseen financial emergency

Contact Rapid Response in the Office of Student Life

Apply for PCC Scholarships!

Just have your PCC Log in information ready and search for the latest Scholarships!

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In Between Jobs?

Anyone experiencing a layoff (not termination) during these times can apply and qualify for Unemployment online through the EDD website:

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Through the many changes, we will get through this together!