The Center for Achievement, Resources, and Enrichment (CARE), in collaboration with members of the Pacific Oaks College community, is committed to providing a holistic personalized approach to student success.


SUPPORT students in reaching their highest academic, professional and personal potential. Provide comprehensive student support services and resources in all modalities (ground, distance and online) that facilitate educational and student success development from program entry to program completion.  Assist students in navigating the challenges of balancing school with work and family demands. Support the college's mission and retention efforts by providing a motivational environment that acknowledge and embraces the whole student and is conducive to encouraging student success.​

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

  • Learning Assistance
We provide tutorial assistance and help students enhance their critical thinking, professional, and learning skills.

  • Student Support
​We 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.​

Contact Us

The CARE Team
Patricia Meda, Director

Ruth Hwang
Learning Assistance Specialist 
45 Eureka, Room A104
Pasadena, CA 91103​

Hours of Operation

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Please Check Community Site Calendar

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