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College Access Plan (CAP)

College Access Plan (CAP) helps PUSD students and families navigate the college process, supporting them from middle school through college graduation. At CAP, there are no requirements for participation, no barriers to higher education, and no limits to what students can achieve.

CAP serves students at all PUSD high schools and offers free drop-in college advising. For more information on CAP’s programs at your school, visit our website at or email us at

Our doors are always open for any student to:

  • Explore college majors and career pathways
  • Identify colleges that match their interests
  • Work on college applications
  • Submit financial aid applications (FAFSA and California Dream Act)
  • Identify scholarships
  • Write and review personal statements and scholarship essays
  • Create a community college educational plan
  • Activate college student portals
  • Navigate college enrollment
  • Compare financial aid awards
  • Apply for pre-college summer programs
  • Do anything college-related!