the student government amplifies the voice of the student body and puts on events & programs at Skyline College.
competitive intercollegiate athletic programs offered by Skyline College
a space for men of color at Skyline College to speak freely and engage in a supportive
an accelerated learning community supporting students in Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, pre-health, and pre-medical pathways
A national honor society focused on developing leadership, scholarship, service, and
a hip hop and social justice community that seeks to foster leadership development
Our data shows that students who join at least one program are more likely to persist
in their studies
apprenticeship program supporting students pursuing a career in Education/Early Childhood Education
an accelerated learning community supporting students in Engineering, Computer Science, and Biotechnology pathways
support and services for students who are low-income and educationally disadvantaged
an academic support community & related courses for non-native speakers of English
a program to help navigate the educational system, access resources, develop study
skills and create a network of learners
a comprehensive support network for students who are transitioning out of the foster care
an undergraduate research program designed to nurture all Skyline College students
in all academic disciplines
Many Skyline College students join multiple groups! Explore your interests & enrich
a transfer and support group relating to the Filipino and Filipino American cultural
a scholastic honors society to support and recognize the accomplishments of students
pursuing business-related degrees
academic enrichment program to help students excel & graduate with degrees in math and science fields
provides financial waivers & academic support to first-time, full-time students
a national honor society for students who are interested in psychology or planning to major or minor in the field
a two-semester transfer support program linking students, a counselor, an English
instructor, community mentors, and colleges
award-winning, student-run publication that covers news of Skyline College campus and community
"Everything that I wanted to be in high school, I got to be at Skyline College." -Alumna
join communities focusing on career, academics, culture, social interests, service
the student-run art and literary magazine of Skyline College: submit your work or join the editing team
A comprehensive equity-driven program to support a community of future scholars who
desire to transfer and/or graduate
a learning community and transfer support program focused on the African American
community college experience
a resource to services for veterans, active duty service members, National Guard and
Reserve members, and their dependents
empowering and transforming women at Skyline College to achieve personal and professional
is a scholastic honors society for California’s community colleges. Established at
the Skyline College in 1994, our chapter,
Sigma Omicron Chapter, with its long tradition of excellence, is one of the
oldest clubs on campus.
In a diverse range of initiatives, the Sigma Omicron Chapter strives to support
each other academically, to work for a positive campus culture,
to advocate for the health of academics, and to serve the community at large.
Sigma Omicron Chapter is committed to developing future leaders
who are motivated to make a difference, both for themselves and for others.
Come join us! Find more here
are designed to provide an environment that stresses critical thinking and skill development
while encouraging personal growth, leadership skills, discipline, assertiveness, persistence,
dedication, and honesty. Our teams participate as a member of the Coast Conference
and are governed by the California Community College Athletic Association.
Skyline College sponsors intercollegiate athletics in the following areas:
is a international Honor Society for two-year Business Programs accredited by the
Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Alpha Beta Chi is the Skyline College chapter of Kappa Beta Delta. The purpose
of Kappa Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and
accomplishment among students pursuing business degrees. To encourage and promote
personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished
by honorable service to humankind.
If your major is in Accounting, Business Administration for Transfer, Business
Management, come check out KBD!
is a learning community and transfer support program focused on the African American
experience through the nurturing of knowledge, intellect, academic exploration,
cultural, and spiritual
identities, gifts, values and practices.
When you join the program, you can expect to gain a supportive network
of faculty and staff, transfer support and planning, including transfer pathways
to the UCs, CSUs, and HBCUs, and opportunities
for field trips, university campus visits, helpful workshops, engaging seminars,
is a resource for veterans, active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve
members, and their dependents to access support services including:
is a two-semester transfer support program linking students, a counselor, an English
instructor, community mentors, and colleges.
Through the reading of Chicano/Latino literature and writings, counseling assistance,
and connections to professional mentors,
students receive the instruction and support they need to achieve academic
success and transfer. Students also participate in
extracurricular activities, such as college tours, UC representative visits,
and family nights, which are designed to increase
the retention of Puente Students. The Puente Program is open to all students.
is a hip hop and social justice community that seeks to foster leadership development
We provides youth and students
direct linkages to programs and services at Skyline College such as the Youth
Entrepreneurship Program (YEP), Urban Music Academy,
Career Center, Urban Youth Society Hip Hop Club, and the SparkPoint Center.
We also provide the community with educational and cultural
events such as Hip Hop film screenings, live performances, guest lecture series,
the annual Rock the School Bells conference, and more.
include many varied communities focusing on topics like career, academics, cultural
support, social interests, political service and religion.
A wide variety of leadership and volunteer opportunities are available within
campus clubs and organizations.
Becoming part of a campus organization is a great way to enhance your experience at
Skyline College. Students are also encouraged to start
new clubs and organizations to suit their interests. Get involved! There are
many clubs to become a part of!
is a transfer and support group relating to the Filipino and Filipino American cultural
By using culturally appropriate and
relevant texts, the Kababayan instructors, tutors, and mentors hope to generate
lively and timely discussions about the students themselves
and the community around them, making the students' coursework come alive.
Some of our programs include the Filipino Student Union, the
Kapatiran Mentorship Program and The Kababayan Dance Troupe.
All students are welcome!
is a program to help navigate the educational system, access resources, develop study
skills and create a network of learners.
Our learning community is a year-long program in which a group of students (cohort)
stay together in a set sequence of classes.
The FYE program is geared toward full-time students who want support transitioning
into college-level classes. We are
also a good choice for those who would like to transfer and/or receive an AA/AS
degree as quickly as possible.
provides “over and above” services to eligible students in the form of financial aid
support, text book support, dedicated counseling, and other academic and financial
supports including but not limited to priority registration, free school supplies,
support with student-related fees, and a community of resources to help you reach
your academic goals at Skyline College and beyond.
The Early Childhood Apprenticeship Program (ECAP) Learning Community is a tuition-free, accelerated three-year academic and registered apprenticeship program designed to engage and support your career in Education.
The ECAP provides you with:
Through a designated course sequence, you are supported by a dedicated team of faculty, staff, and integrated college and community resources through the Education and Child Development Department (EDU-CD). We are here to help you succeed! With an emphasis on current research and the changing landscape and trends in education, you will participate in supportive group-based learning, and academic and career success strategies, including contextualized mathematics for teachers. We ask that you can enroll in 6-12 units per semester depending on your unique education and employment needs through the completion of the ECAP.
is a space for men of color at Skyline College to speak freely, engage in a supportive
community of men and strive for personal and academic success.
BAM enables members to excel academically, make positive change on campus and in their
communities, demonstrate their individual and collective strengths
and build one another into the leadership of the future. Female-identifying
students seeking this type of mentorship and leadership can find similar opportunities
is an opportunity for non-native speakers of English to find community and resources
in their English-learning courses at Skyline College!
Skyline College has many resources and services to offer in academics, tutoring, financial
aid, personal services, student community, and more.
ESL Connect is here
to help you learn about how to find and use these resources. We have English
classes for nonnative speakers in reading and writing, grammar, and listening
and speaking. To find out more about these classes, contact Mylene Foo at the ESL Connect.
is a learning community for students pursuing these academic paths. Part of the Silicon
Valley Engineering Tech Pathways project,
ETS students are enrolled in accelerated Mathematics courses to establish
foundational skills necessary to succeed in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering
fields of study.
Through supportive group-based learning, hands-on and team-based design projects,
and introduction to advanced manufacturing
techniques in a brand new state-of-the-art Fabrication Laboratory, students
will advance their skills in their field of study.
is a learning community for students pursuing these academic paths. Students enrolled
in BCS take major-related courses together with their cohort until transfer.
cohort-based learning and participation in introductory research, students
advance through the biology and
chemistry pathway, gaining valuable skill sets for internship placement, transfer,
and career readiness.
is for aspiring teachers! The Education and Child Development program can help you
find out about degrees and certificates, course offerings,
college and community events, volunteer opportunities, and available scholarships.
is a program offering up to three full year of a fee waivers, text book assistance,
and intensive counseling and academic support to its scholars.
The intention of the Promise Scholars Program is to accelerate your path toward achieving
your educational goals,
whether you hope to earn a certificate, an associate degree, or complete general
education requirements to successfully transfer
to a four-year institution. This is more than a scholarship. The program aims
to provide all Scholars a supportive, engaged, and
inclusive community – a home on campus.
is a program focused on creating a network of support that will meet the academic,
emotional, and financial needs of college-bound students who are transitioning
out of the foster care system.
The program is fully committed to empowering these youth to become self-supporting,
conscious community leaders,
role models and competent professionals in their fields of interest.
is an undergraduate research program designed to nurture all Skyline College students
in all academic disciplines as they grow and challenge themselves in academic commitment
and pursuit of rigorous, creative, community-based, and culturally relevant scholarship.
A goal of the program is to produce thoughtful, respectful, and honorable scholars.
A community of peers, staff, and faculty will serve as wrap-around support
for students in the program, as students can fulfill original, semester-long research
projects as they develop deeper relationships with faculty-mentors. Students will
also receive priority registration, have the opportunity to become a student leader
or member of the Honors Club, and they will be eligible for transfer and scholarship
opportunities to esteemed, four-year universities.
Talisman is the student-run art and literary magazine of Skyline College. With the 2020-2021 Issue,
Talisman celebrated 50 Years of publishing student works of visual art, poetry and prose as exciting
and diverse as the Skyline College student body itself.
Talisman is published in both online and print versions. Skyline College Library Archives have copies of all fifty issues available for perusing. Each issue is a fascinating literal and literary time capsule.
Submissions are accepted September to the first week in March and the magazine is published by our student editing team every Spring.
To see the latest issue and find out more about submitting your work for publish or joining the editing team,
check out our website.
Interested in submitting work or being on the Editorial Team? Email SkylineTalisman@my.smccd.edu
is a federally funded program that offers free comprehensive services
designed to promote academic success.
Our goal is to provide first-generation students, low-income students
and/or students with physical or learning disabilities with resources and services
to earn a certificate or
graduate with an associate degree, AND transfer to a four-year university.
is a program that seeks to provide women who take classes at
Skyline College with social and academic support via individual, group, and
peer mentoring, and through
leadership development opportunities.
WMLA aims to provide contextualized and experiential learning that will
foster intellectual, cultural, social, economic, and personal fulfillment for
women who participate in the academy.
The Women’s Mentoring and Leadership Academy welcomes all students who identify
as female/women regardless of race,
ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, or year in school. Male-identifying
students seeking this type of mentorship
and leadership can find similar opportunities in BAM.
is Skyline's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa! The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize
and encourage scholarship among community college students.
To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunity for the development
of leadership and service,
for an intellectual climate to exchange ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship
for scholars, and for stimulation
of interest in continuing academic excellence.
is the student government organization of Skyline College. The ASSC ensures that the needs and concerns of the
student body are addressed and heard in the campus and district decision-making process.
One main goal of ASSC is developing an inclusive and responsive campus climate that encourages open communication
and dialogue between students, faculty and staff. The ASSC also provides and supports a wide range of educational,
cultural and social programs at Skyline College. This support is offered in many ways, including financial resources
and services, supporting student publications, and putting on programs and events for the Skyline College community.
is a national honor society for community college students attending two-year colleges, inviting students
who plan to major or minor in psychology, as well as students who simply have an interest in psychology.
Our mission is to encourage professional development and psychological literacy of students by promoting
and recognizing excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service. Psi Beta offers
many opportunities for scholarships, research opportunities, national competitions, professional connections, and more!
is an award-winning, student-run publication that covers the campus community and is produced by the journalism
students of Skyline College in San Bruno, California. As a First-Amendment protected publication, the paper functions
as an open forum, providing the campus community several opportunities for expression, including guest opinion columns,
letters to the editor, and advertising.
The Skyline View has most recently been awarded by the Journalism Association of
Community Colleges at the Associated Collegiate Press Spring National College Media Convention, the California News
Publisher Association, and Best of SNO (School Newspapers Online).
To join the Skyline View, enroll in the 3-unit course Journalism 320!
is an academic enrichment program which helps educationally disadvantaged students excel in math and science
and graduate from college with degrees in math based fields. Founded in 1970, the MESA program serves pre-college,
community college, and university students at over 90 sites throughout California. Skyline College's MESA Program
is part of the MESA California Community College Programs (MCCP).
MESA students gain access to a variety of
resources & services, including focused tutoring and academic guidance, career advising, field trips to
universities and industry sites, and opportunities for scholarships and internships.
Herman@s Connection to College (C2C) establishes a pipeline from middle school to college with the purpose of providing holistic support for Latinx youth.
Herman@s C2C aims to create a safe space for students and their families in an educational setting. Through the connection of an academic counselor, family engagement, resources, and mentorship, Herman@s C2C provides wrap around services to our students to close the achievement gap.