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Library, Academic Pathways and Student Success (APSS)

The service areas and programs housed in the Library, APSS Division, provides learning and academic support to help you successfully progress along your pathway toward your personal, educational and career goals.

The Library, APSS Division is home to the Library, Learning Connection, First Year Experience (FYE) Program and Career Pathways Trust (CPT) Grant Programs.


Our Departments & Programs


Learning Connection

Tutoring • Computers • Study Space

  • Communications Studies Lab
  • ESL Language Center
  • STEM Center - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • WRAC Center - Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum

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  • Individual and group study space
  • Computer Lab
  • Check-out laptops and A/V equipment
  • Maker space
  • Librarians and Classified Professionals providing customized assistance to support students, faculty, administrators and the community

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First Year Experience Program (FYE)

Working with General Counseling, the Library, APSS Division enhances student success through the First Year Experience (FYE) Program, the “Front Door” for Chabot’s Pathways Programs. 

FYE provides you, the student, the benefits of:

  • 7 pathways based upon your interests and academic goals
  • Handpicked class schedules
  • Academic support from peer advisors, faculty mentors and classified professionals

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Career Pathways Trust Grant

Through the Career Pathways Trust Grant, Chabot College collaborates with K-12 education and industry partners to align pathways in the areas of:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Information Communication Studies
  • Digital Media
  • Law, Public Service
  • Health and Biosciences.

Students benefit by gaining technical skills, knowledge and experience through certificate programs, degree programs, as well as work-based learning opportunities, in a variety of related pathway programs.

Areas of Study


Contact Us

Building 100, Room 108

Christina Read
Career Education/Pathways Manager
Building 100, Room 186

Virginia Criswell
Senior Administrative Assistant
Building 100, Room 146