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Department Office, Contacts & Additional Information

New Student Holds

Matriculation Services Needed
Reason: New Student Hold
All new students need to complete the Matriculation Success Services (assessment, orientation, and counseling) prior to enrollment. Contact the counseling department on campus for questions about how to clear this hold. Counseling Department Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
High School Student
Reason: High School Student
All High School students must complete a High School Concurrent Enrollment  and submit it and enroll in person at the Admissions & Records Office on campus. Note:  High School students are only allowed to drop classes and view personal information in the Passport Student Center but must enroll in person at the Admissions & Records Office on campus.
International Student
Reason: New International Student
To complete the registration process, to enroll in classes and for more information all International students must contact the International & Global Education Center. The International & Global Education Center is located at  333 East 8th Street,  Oakland, CA 94606Call (510) 587-7834 or email globaled@peralta.edu.

Transcript Holds

Transcript Holds
Reason: Athletic Equipment Hold
Athletic Equipment Hold:  The college has placed a hold on your student record that will prevent release of your transcript. Athletic Department Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-2800
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2373
Laney College – (510) 464-3497
Merritt College – (510) 436-2477
Transcript Holds
Reason: Library Hold- Library books overdue
Library users are responsible for returning borrowed materials on time and for paying a charge for lost or severely damaged materials.  Circulating materials are considered overdue when not returned by the due date. Failure to meet these obligations will result in a “hold” on student transcripts and borrowing privileges. A library “hold” can be removed when overdue library materials are returned and/or all charges are paid. Library users that do not comply with or violate the College of Alameda Student Code of Conduct, or Library rules and regulations may be subject to disciplinary action and/or loss of library privileges. To clear this hold, you must contact the Library at the campus indicated on your hold.
Library Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – 510-981-2824
College of Alameda – 748-2120
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2457
Transcript Holds
Reason: Bad Check-Transcript
Peralta – Bad Check for Transcript Request: This hold indicates that the check(s) written to Peralta for a transcript request have not cleared or have been returned.  Failure to make a payment on a returned check will result in transcripts being placed on hold until payment is made Returned checks and service charges must be paid at the cashier’s office where the original check was presented.

Registration Holds

Registrar Holds
Reason: Basic Skills Limit Exceeded
Students who have exceeded 30 units of basic skills allowed and hold will be placed on their record.  Contact the counseling department on campus to learn how to clear this hold. Counseling Department Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
Registrar Holds
Reason: Need Updated Address
The Peralta Colleges mailed correspondence and it was returned back due to having the wrong address on file. A hold has been placed that will prevent enrollment activity and require the student to update their address. Addresses can be updated online but contact the Admissions & Records Office at your college to have the hold removed.
Registrar Holds
Reason: Need SSN Verification
The Peralta Colleges need an updated Social Security Number. The hold prevents enrollment activity until the students SSN has been verified. Social Security Numbers can be updated at any Admissions & Records Office on campus (with a valid SSN card and picture ID.).

Bursar’s Holds

Bursar’s Holds
Reason: Student Non-Payment
The hold indicates that you have a prior/current balances due on your account.  Enrollment activities are prohibited unless payments are made. If you are currently enrolled payments must be received no later than 2 weeks before the term begins or may be automatically DISENROLLED. Cashier’s Office Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
Bursar’s Holds
Reason: Returned Check
This hold indicates that the check(s) written to one of the Peralta Colleges have not cleared or have been returned.  Failure to make a payment on a returned check will result in transcripts and Financial Aid disbursements being placed on hold until payment is made.
Bursar’s Holds
Reason: Overdue Charge
This Bursar’s Hold has been placed because of non-payment of fees.  Failure to make a payment will result in transcripts and Financial Aid disbursements being placed on hold until payment is made.

Probation Holds

Academic – On Probation
Reason: Academic – On Probation
ACADEMIC PROBATION: A student who has attempted at least 12 semester units and has a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0 for all Peralta District colleges shall be placed on Academic Probation.  You will need to see a counselor, who will offer you support and assistance to improve your academic performance. Counseling Department Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
Academic Probation Continued
Reason: Academic Probation Continued
ACADEMIC PROBATION: A student who has attempted at least 12 semester units and has a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0 for all Peralta District colleges shall be placed on Academic Probation.  You will need to meet with a counselor who will offer you assistance to improve your academic performance. Counseling Department Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
Progress – On Probation
Reason: Progress  – On Probation
PROGRESS PROBATION: A student who has enrolled in a total of at least 12 semester units as indicated on the total academic record for all Peralta Colleges shall be placed on Progress Probation when the percentage of all units in which the student has enrolled and for which entries of “W,” “I,” and “NC” are recorded reaches at least 50 percent of all grades recorded.  You will need to meet with a counselor or the Vice President of student services, who will offer you support and assistance to improve your academic performance. Counseling Department Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
Progress Probation Continued
Reason: Progress Probation Continued
PROGRESS PROBATION: A student who has enrolled in a total of at least 12 semester units as indicated on the total academic record for all Peralta Colleges shall be placed on Progress Probation when the percentage of all units enrolled and for which entries of “W,” “I,” and “NC” are recorded reaches at least 50 percent of all grades recorded.  You will need to see a counselor or the Vice President of student services, who will offer you assistance to improve your academic performance. Counseling Department Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
Dismissal
Reason: Academic Standing-Dismissal
Academic Standing-Dismissal:  A student on Academic Probation shall be subject to dismissal if the student earned a cumulative grade-point average of less than 1.75 in all units attempted in three consecutive semesters.  Appeals of dismissal and requests for reinstatement are handled by the Vice President of Student Services. Circumstances that might warrant exceptions to the standards for dismissal should be referred to the Vice President for evaluation. Vice President of Student Services Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
Dismissal
Reason: Progress – Dismissal
Progress-Dismissal:  A student placed on Progress Probation shall be subject to dismissal if the percentage of units in which the student has been enrolled reaches or exceeds 50 percent in at least three consecutive semesters for which the entries of “W,” “I,” and “NC” are recorded.  Appeals of dismissal and requests for reinstatement are handled by the Vice President of Student Services. Circumstances that might warrant exceptions to the standards for dismissal should be referred to the Vice President for evaluation. Vice President of Student Services Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
Disciplinary Hold
Reason: Disciplinary Hold
Disciplinary Hold:  This hold will prevent enrollment activity.  To clear this hold, you must contact the Vice President of Student Services on campus. Vice President of Student Services Contact Information:
Berkeley City College – (510) 981-5036
College of Alameda – (510) 748-2209
Laney College – (510) 464-3152
Merritt College – (510) 436-2475
Disciplinary Hold
Reason: District Disciplinary Hold
A Peralta District Disciplinary Hold on a student’s record that will prevent enrollment activity and must be cleared by the District Admissions & Records Office.

This hold must be cleared at the District Admissions & Records Office located at 333 East 8th St. Oakland, CA 94606.

Call (510) 466-7387

 

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