If Fullerton College has helped you, consider paying if forward! FC students are smart, passionate and driven, but they face a variety of obstacles. Nearly half are low-income. Many rely on financial aid. Others have disabilities. We can help them, but we can’t do it alone. Read on to learn how you can support these students as they reach for their goals!

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Support Fullerton College Students

For over 100 years, Fullerton College has been a place for students to study as they set a course for their future and realize their dreams. The Friends of Fullerton College Foundation is dedicated to helping all Fullerton College students reach their fullest potential by easing the financial burden of higher education through scholarships.
Fullerton College serves about 21,000 students and nearly two-thirds of our students are low-income and are eligible for the California College Promise Grant. Even with a tuition waiver, the high cost of living can oftentimes create a significant burden on a student’s ability to attend college.
Consider supporting students by making a donation to the Friends of Fullerton College. For more information, please email president@fullcoll.edu.


Food insecurity is a real and present struggle for many college students throughout the county. A recent Community College Equity Assessment Lab study found that 12.2 percent of community college students in California experienced food insecurity. Men were more likely to report this challenge at 15.4 percent in comparison to women at 8.7 percent. Fullerton College students who are struggling to find nutritional food and other resources to meet their needs are welcome to utilize the Chris Lamm & Toni DuBois-Walker Memorial Food Bank. Perishable and non- perishable goods are accepted.


The mission of this volunteer-run non-profit organization established in 1994 is to foster understanding and appreciation of Fullerton College and its library, as well as provide occasions for community members to discover the cultural resources provided by the library and the college. Friends of the Fullerton College Library seeks bequests, gifts, used books and raises money for the purchase of library materials, equipment and other needs identified by the library staff.


Fullerton College Business Management Department maintains The Career Closet, which provides professional clothes to students in need. The Career Closet needs gently used, quality donations. Particularly, men’s dress shoes, women’s blouses and suits for both men and women are needed. The types of items regularly being sought are: suits, shirts, ties, socks, blouses, skirts, slacks, heels and jackets. Donations may be brought to the Business/CIS Division Office any time during normal hours of operation. For those interested in donating larger quantities of clothing, The Career Closet qualifies as a 501c3 charity. Please contact Kathy Standen at kstanden@fullcoll.edu with any questions.


With nearly 100 years of sports at Fullerton College, the Hornet Athletics Program is rich in history and tradition. Help keep that alive by making a gift to ensure the well-being of our sports programs.


Each fall, the Fullerton College Veterans Resource Center collects hundreds of items for a care package drive benefiting active duty men and women serving overseas.


For more information, please contact the Office of Campus Communications at 714-992-7013 or email campus.communications@fullcoll.edu.