California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)
Program Contractual Agreement
þ Meet with a CalWORKs Counselor at least once per semester/term.
þ Meet with a CalWORKs Student Services Specialist at least once per semester/term.
þ Submit an approved county Welfare-to-Work plan to the COS CalWORKs Office to verify program eligibility.
þ Be involved in 32 (one parent household) or 35 (two parent household) hours per week of eligible activities.
þ Ensure satisfactory academic progress is made towards your defined educational goal.
þ Develop a workforce plan (job application, resume, cover letter, and references) with the COS CalWORKs Office.
þ Adhere to the Student Educational Plan (SEP) and meet with a CalWORKs Counselor to make changes.
þ Meet with a CalWORKs Counselor if you receive an Early Alert.
þ Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every academic year.
þ Authorize the release of information to and from the COS CalWORKs Office for eligibility, monitoring, and evaluation purposes.
þ I understand that I must notify the COS CalWORKs Office of any changes to my name, address or telephone either by stopping by Sequoia Building Room 106 or calling (559) 730-3864. Official changes must be made through Banner Web.
þ Adhere to the Student Standards of Conduct per COS Board Policy 5500 including, but not limited to, disruptive behavior, willful disobedience, habitual profanity or vulgarity, or the open persistent defiance of the authority of, or persistent abuse of, College personnel. Failure to do so will result in the removal from the CalWORKs Program.
Student Responsibility: Failure to comply with the COS CalWORKs Program Contractual Agreement will result in termination from the CalWORKs Program at the end of the semester/term. Falsified, fraudulent or misrepresentation of any information in connection with applying for or receiving COS CalWORKs services will result in immediate termination from the COS CalWORKs Program.
College of the Sequoias
915 South Mooney Boulevard
Sequoia Building Room 106
Visalia, CA 93277
TEL: 559.730.3864 Fax: 559.730.3989