Special Programs

Going the Extra Mile

Work, family and personal challenges make it difficult to stay focused while in college. In Special Programs & Services, we have over 14 support programs to keep you motivated, connected and lead you down a pathway to success.


  Dean Wilson  

Dr. Jeanne Wilson

Dean of Special Programs and Services

Welcome to Chabot College! As the Dean of Special Programs & Services I believe you will discover that Chabot College is the place for you!  We are so excited that you have chosen our campus as a partner in your educational journey. We are committed to making sure that all students who come to Chabot feel supported and nurtured and do well. Read More


Dean Wilson's Quick Tips for Success at Chabot


Building 700 2nd fl, Room 768
Telephone (510) 723-6917


Dr. Jeanne Wilson
Dean of Special Programs & Services

Yvette L Nahinu
Administrative Assistant

Our Programs


Provides academic support for low-income, first generation and disabled students

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Supports welfare recipients with financial resources, counseling, career planning, childcare and employment opportunities

Learn more about CalWORKs


Supporting students to achieve education success and learning African-American literature, history and issues

Learn more about Daraja


Serving the needs of students with physical, psychological and learning disabilities

Learn more about DSPS


Supports students educationally and socio-economically challenged and for single parents as well

Learn more about EOPS


Assisting 7th-12th graders in exploring college admissions requirements, scholarships and available financial aid programs

Learn more about ETS


Providing academic support emphasizing on ESL support courses

Learn more about Excel


Supporting children growing up in the Jackson Triangle area of Hayward

Learn more about HPN


Degree & Transfer Program for Working Adults

Learn more about Pace


Supports all students with counseling, instruction and mentoring to prepare for transfer by exploring the Mexican-American & Latino experience

Learn more about Puente