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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

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