SAN MARCOS, California (September 8, 2016) – Palomar College is offering immediate assistance to students who have been affected by the closure of ITT Technical Institute. A special workshop has been scheduled to provide personalized counseling, evaluation and financial aid information.

On Monday, September 12, from 6 – 7:30 p.m., former ITT students are invited to Palomar’s San Marcos campus, for the workshop in MD-157.  College personnel will assist attendees with information on admission, financial aid, assessment and instruction.  Free parking will be provided beginning at 6  p.m. in parking lots 1 and 2, accessed from the college’s main entrance at 1140 West Mission Road in San Marcos.

Palomar College has set up has created a special information page for ITT Tech students, which is available at .

There is still time to start and complete coursework this semester at Palomar College.  Fall Late Start classes have various start dates in September, October, November and December.  Fast Track, offered in either eight- or twelve-week sessions, begin Sept. 20 and Oct. 17.  More than 150 classes have space available in the Fast Track format.

”Palomar College is prepared to assist former ITT Tech students immediately and to help them continue their education,” stated Dr. Joi Lin Blake, Superintendent/President.  “We appreciate the challenge that they are facing and we will do all we can to make their transition to Palomar as smooth as possible.”

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Laura Gropen, Public Affairs Office

760-744-1150, ext. 2152