Columbia College offers courses in Oakdale
Students at Columbia College and Modesto Junior College (MJC) have the convenient option to attend classes in Oakdale, California. Through a partnership between the Yosemite Community College District and the Stanislaus Office of Education, Columbia College courses are being offered at the at the Culinary Arts Institute, 1040 Wakefield Dr., Oakdale, CA 95361 (see Google Map). Located one mile south the intersection of HWY 120 and HWY 108 and six miles east of Riverbank, the facility offers free parking to students.
Columbia College wants to help you achieve your academic goals. For that reason, Oakdale course offerings will include those that satisfy General Education (GE) breadth requirements, as well as courses that prepare you for employment or certification in vocational areas such as culinary and child development.
To find scheduled Oakdale courses:
- Open the Columbia College online schedule
- Select the term you are interested in (spring, summer, fall)
- Under the filter criteria that appears, select "Off-campus", and look for "Oakdale"
Ready to enroll? If so click here to fill out the online application via the California Community Colleges' OpenCCC system.
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After you apply ...
Once you submit your online admissions application, you will receive an email from CC Admissions to confirm your acceptance and give you your student identification / "w" number. Now it's time to register for classes. Begin by visiting connectColumbia, the online registration portal.
Need some help?
If you want support applying to the college or for financial aid, enrolling in classes, or selecting an educational goal there is help available. Columbia College counselors are here to assist continuing, new and returning students with educational, career, and personal goals in order to enhance educational experiences at Columbia College and beyond. You can contact the Columbia College counseling office for support at 209.588.5109.
For additional information or assistance in the enrollment process, contact the Columbia College Admissions Office at (209) 588-5231, or visit its webpage.
Are you an MJC student?
That's great! Completion of many Columbia College courses can apply toward an MJC degree or certificate, because certain courses have been determined to be "equivalent" to courses offered at the other college, and some of those courses are being offered in Oakdale. You may want to consult with a counselor to determine what is best for your educational plan.
To learn more:
- Click here to learn what courses are equivalent at Columbia and MJC
Complete the Columbia College/MJC
concurrent enrollment form and submit where indicated on the form
For additional information or assistance in the enrollment process, contact the Columbia College Admissions Office at (209) 588-5231.