Among the services provided to students are Advising and Counseling, Disability Resource Center, CalWORKs Program, Wellness Center, Financial Aid, Extended Opportunity Program and Services, Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education, Transfer Services and Veterans' Education, and Student e-Services: (Student Services for Online Students).


Office of Student Services...

The Office of Student Services is committed to the general mission of the college in addition to the vision, mission, and values statements as listed below. The Office of Student Services will maintain its responsibilities, complete its tasks, and serve our students in this spirit and dedication.

Student eServices (Student Services for Online Students )

If you are a prospective, new, or continuing student who may be taking courses at Porterville College online from a distant location, you can still take advantage of the many support services that the college offers. The following is a list of some of the available services. Since this list continues to be updated, it is important that you periodically check the eServices web page.

Porterville College "DIY" Advising

When a counselor or advisor is not available, you can follow these tips and "advise yourself." At some point, however, you are encouraged to see a counselor to review the courses you selected in relationship to your academic goals. But DON'T WAIT to see a counselor if none will be available for a while – enroll now and then see a counselor later.

For more information, download the pdf handout.


 Vision, Mission and Values Statement


To be acknowledged for our outstanding service to students; recognized as committed and student‐centered practitioners; and regarded as catalysts in the success of our students.

Porterville College Student Services


The Office of Student Services strives to enhance the educational experience of our students by providing programs and services designed to empower students to attain their academic, personal, and life goals.

To accomplish our mission, the staff of the Office of Student Services will:



In support of our mission statement, the Office of Student Services is committed to certain core values that define the character of the programs and services we provide.

Our values: