NEW FAFSA changes effective October 1, 2016. cafécollege staff is available to assist with FAFSA/TASFA completion anytime during regular hours of operation. Every Saturday in October will be designated as FAFSA Saturdays at cafécollege. To complete a FAFSA/TASFA for the 2016-2017 school year, bring the following: 1) 2015 Tax Returns, 2) Your Social Security Number or Alien Registration Number (If you are not a U.S. citizen), and 3) If you are a dependent student you will need the same information above for your parent(s). NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY.
News & Updates
cafécollege Houston participated in Turnaround Houston! at Denver Harbor Community Center on May 26, 2016.
Turnaround Houston! is an initiative launched by Mayor Sylvester Turner in efforts to address the barriers to employment that many Houstonians face. Turnaround Houston offers access to job training, resume writing, tattoo removal, social service agencies, educational institutions, counseling and intervention to help hard to employ Houstonians turn their lives around.
“Tucked inside the Carnegie Neighborhood Library, there’s a new brightly decorated lounge. It’s decked out with a red sofa, funky colored armchairs and dozens of college pennants.” –Laura Isensee
cafécollege was opened on Saturday December 5 with Mayor Annise Parker, Mayor Pro-Tem Ed Gonzalez, Project GRAD President & CEO Dr. Ann B. Stiles and Director of Houston Public Library Dr. Rhea Lawson.
“Applying to the right college is difficult, even if you are a top student. But for qualified students without college-educated parents, the application process can be a barrier. Counselors, acting in their role as academic advisers, can help promote student success. But counselors in Texas public schools are generally overloaded.” –Houston Chronicle