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Bruin Scholars

Your Guide to Success

The Bruin Scholars program is specially designed to support first-generation, undocumented, transitioning-out-of-foster care, nontraditional students, and students who want help figuring out college, thrive at SLCC. Our staff and peer mentors can help you have a smooth transition to SLCC and can be your support system when things get tough. As a Bruin Scholar you will receive exclusive invitations to program events, registration assistance every semester, access to campus and community resources, and a chance to connect with other SLCC students and potential mentors

What's in it for me?

  • Personalized attention from a dedicated staff member
  • Exclusive invitation to program events
  • Personalized registration assistance
  • Connect to campus and community resources
  • Connect with peers

You will be expected to...

  1. Take the appropriate English and/or Math class every term until you finish the requirements for your program of study.
  2. Attend at least 2 campus events outside of the classroom.
  3. Meet with your assigned Bruin Scholars staff member at the beginning of the semester to set academic goals and for a midterm check-in meeting.


Contact Erin Stirling at or 801-957-5144.