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Ujima Scholars is a culturally-based learning community designed to enhance the educational experience of Black/African-American Students through counseling, instruction, mentoring, programming, and community building.


  • Book vouchers, scholarships, gas cards, gift cards
  • Dedicated Counselor support
  • Dedicated English Tutors
  • Cohorted classes
  • Dedicated Retention Specialist
  • Swag


  •  Must take a minimum of 6 units
  •  Must have above a 2.0 GPA
  •  Must see a Counselor twice a semester
  •  Must fill out interest survey and sign contract
  •  Must attend BSA meetings or alternative
  •  Must attend 1 workshop/event a semester
  •  Must go through Cohorted classes

Interested in joining the Team?
Ujima Scholars Interest Form

Ujima Scholars Counseling Appointments
Counseling Appointments


Ujima Scholars Canvas
Ujima Scholars Canvas

Counselor, Student - photo © Robin Spurs

Counselor, Students - photo © Robin Spurs

Counselors - photo © Robin Spurs

A2MEND is a state-wide organization dedicated to the academic, personal, and professional success of Black men. Click here, on this A2MEND Interest Form link, to join our chapter! 

Black Student Alliance

Black Student Alliance provides resources, counseling support, mentoring, and community building for Black students at College of the Canyons. Please check out the website here!

Counselor, Student - photo © Robin Spurs

Interested in attending a Historically Black College and Universitiy (HBCU)? Click this link to find out more