Lives in Transition (LIT)

The Lives in Transition (LIT) program is designed to support students as they complete or continue their education. The LIT program provides a trauma-sensitive environment encouraging students to develop greater self-awareness about their educational goals, enhance self-esteem, overcome personal barriers, and establish clear career directions.  

  • Displaced homemakers 
  • Dislocated workers 
  • Single parents 
  • Recovering adults 
  • Non-traditional students 
  • Returning college students 
  • Women and men; 16 years and older

  • 6 tuition-free college credits 
  • Day and evening classes 
  • Located on Astoria and Seaside campuses 
  • Spanish speaking classes 
  • Financial support for transportation and childcare 
  • All texts and materials provided 
  • Academic advising 
  • Mentors 
  • Computers in LIT Resource Room 
  • Meals 
  • Student club

  • Day classes offered Tuesdays/Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.
  • Evening classes offered Mondays/Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.
  • Seaside classes offered Mondays/Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • Additional classes if interest exists

  • Advance personal and professional growth 
  • Overcome barriers to success 
  • Successfully navigate life’s transitions 
  • Explore career opportunities 
  • Learn stress and time management 
  • Cultivate healthy communication skills 
  • Develop an internal locus of control

Student Testimonials

Virtual Student Center
is Now Online

All CCC classes will go online for the start of Spring Term, and Spring Term will start one week later than previously advertised on Monday, April 6, 2020.