The division of Enrollment Services and Support Programs (ESSP) helps students access the resources necessary for their success at Cañada College and beyond. The ESSP encompasses the following programs:



Enrollment Support Services


Admission & Records

A&R helps students with the application process, access to their academic record, course registration, degree completion and more!Admission & Records   

Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid is to assist students and prospective students in their understanding, application, and timely receipt of all eligible financial aid resources.Financial Aid   


SparkPoint is a one-stop financial coaching and education center where students and community members access a full range of free services that lead towards financial stability.

Dream Center

The DREAM Center is a dedicated safe space for undocumented students, DREAMers, and alliesthat provides information on AB540, DACA, the California Dream Act and offers a free legal clinic. Dream Center   

Veterans Resource and Opportunity Center (VROC)

The Veterans Resource and Opportunity Center (VROC) provides support to veterans enrolled at Cañada College.

Health Center

Cañada College Health Services are available to all enrolled students; symptoms are evaluated and treated or referred to outside health resources if necessary. Health Center   



Meet the Staff




Enrollment Services

Wissem Bennani (Dean of Enrollment Services)

Student Services - Admissions and Records

Financial Aid

David Vera (Director of Financial Aid Services)

Student Services - Financial Aid Services

Admissions and Records

Maria Lara (Registrar)

Student Services - Admissions and Records

Sparkpoint / VROC

Adolfo Leiva (Director - SparkPoint Center)

Student Services - SparkPoint

Health Center

Cynthia Frias-Baisch (College Nurse)

Student Services - Health Services


Division Organizational Chart

The Enrollment Services and Support Programs Division at Cañada College has professional and kind faculty, staff, and administrators to assist and direct you to the proper care and service you need. Please view our Division Org Chart below.

View Org Chart