Transition to Work

Transition to Work (TTW) is a 12-month vocational program for students with disabilities who can participate in campus life and work independently on a college campus but may not have the ability to succeed in a traditional college classroom. The program curriculum includes vocational training, job preparation and job search, computer usage and On –the-Job Training on the Foothill Campus. It provides courses in such areas as:

  • Computers
  • Communications
  • Office Skills
  • Work Attitudes
  • Social Skills
  • Adaptive Physical Education

Housing: No housing is offered through this program.

Duration: The Award of Appreciation/Completion is a 4 quarter course of study beginning in summer quarter (six weeks) continues fall, winter and spring quarters (12 weeks) and ends with a graduation ceremony.



  1. Successful completion of pre-program assessments (Students must take an Assessment class to determine eligibility for the program. It is a reading/math test with a writing component). Successful candidates are typically students who have 3rd-4th grade reading level and express awareness and interest in participating in the program.
  2. Behavior appropriate for a college campus environment.
  3. Ability to travel independently to and from the campus.
  4. A disability verified by a licensed, credentialed and certified professional.


Upon passing the assessment test students must complete and and return to the Disability Resource Center (DRC) the application and the required documentation of the student’s disability. (Recent IEP and Psychological).

Program Content

Credit, Degree or Award: Award of participation/completion, Credit courses

Course Types: Vocational training

Volunteer opportunities, Internships & Employment: On Campus employment, Volunteer opportunities


Please inquire with program staff for detailed information regarding associated costs and fees (i.e. Tuition, Application, Books, and Miscellaneous).

Tuition Fees:: Yes


$31 per unit. Students take 10-12 units per quarter.


Students receiving SSI fill out forms for enrollment fee waiver.

Some students receive funding from Department of Rehabilitation for this program.

Program Transition

Transition services for Students exiting the program:

Assistance is provided in career counseling and information regarding connecting with vocational agencies and service providers.

Course Type
Vocational training
Credit, Degree or Award
Award of participation/completion Credit courses

Contact person: 
TTW Program

Contact email: 

(650) 949-7103

Foothill College
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills , CA 94022-4599 ,