Center for Achievement, Resources and Enrichment (CARE)

The Center for Student Achievement, Resources, and Enrichment (CARE) is committed to providing support services that foster academic achievement and professional development. Our staff offers students the resources needed to help navigate the challenges of balancing school with work and family demands. We strive to empower students to reach their highest academic, personal, and professional potential.

CARE Components:

Career Support
We help students develop and enhance professional skills to prepare for future employment or promotion opportunities.

Learning Assistance
The CARE office provides learning assistance that enriches the academic experiences of Pacific Oaks students.  We provide tutorial assistance and help students enhance their critical thinking, professional & learning skills.

Student Support
Our support services and resources help motivate, inspire, and enhance the students' overall educational experience at Pacific Oaks College. Our goal is to encourage students to believe in themselves and in their ability to reach their academic goals.

Services & Resources

Student Government

  • Student Government Constitution and Bylaws

    • Reservation of Facilities for Student Use
  • Writing Assistance
    • Tips for Academic Writing
    • Writer's Checklist for Revising Papers
    • Critical Writing
    • Research Paper Guide
    • Simplify Your Writing
    • Synonyms for Said
  • ComPsych Student Assistance Program

Personal issues, planning for life events or daily life can affect your work, health and family. ComPsych Assistance Program provides resources, support and information for personal and work-life issues. The program offers confidential counseling, legal support and resources, financial information and online guidance resources. 

Please contact the CARE Office to learn more about our services at

The CARE Team

Patricia Meda, Director

Elena Rotunno, Associate Director

Jacqueline Romero, Student Support Coordinator Pasadena

Campus Address:
45 Eureka Street, Room A104
Pasadena, CA 91103

Mailing Address:
45 Eureka, Room A104
Pasadena, CA 91103


Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hours are subject to change during breaks and holidays. Please call to verify schedule.