Welcome to Cuyamaca College


Umoja, (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a community and critical resource dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of our California (CA) Community College students.

The UMOJA Scholars program at Cuyamaca College is a student success program aimed for closing the equity and achievement gaps for students that identify as Black, African, and/or African American, which are disproportionately impacted. 

Being a student in our program affords you the following benefits:

  • Creating long lasting relationships/friendships
  • Learning Community
  • Enrolling in UMOJA Supported Classes such as COUN 120 and COUN 140
  • Tutoring and Academic Support
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Assistance
  • Information regarding Transfer Admission into UC, CSU and Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU's)
  • Cultural Events
  • Participation in local and state-side conferences
  • Networking 
  • Mentorship
  • MUCH MORE!! 

For more information, visit our website

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Our Location

900 Rancho San Diego Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92019
Jonathan Ng
(619) 660-4503
Region 6