Oasis offers students the opportunity to:

  • Recover credits.
  • Accelerate credits.
  • Complete the requirements for a high school diploma.
  • Complete the requirements for admission to a community college.
  • Complete the requirements to apply for the Cabrillo College Honors Transfer program.
  • Complete the admission requirements for a CSU, UC, or private university.

Our curriculum offerings include introductory and advanced high school coursework through text-based learning, dual enrollment, online courses, and ROP Career Technical Education courses.


Weighted Grades
  • Grades are based on a 4.0 scale with a semester grade of “A” earning 4.0; grade of “B” earning a 3.0; grade of “C” earning a 2.0; grade of “D” earning a 1.0; grade of “F” earning 0.
  • Students who transfer from other high schools with credit in IB, AP and certain college courses will receive a 1 point GPA increase for grades of A, B, C or D.  Grade F stands as earned.
  • Students enrolled in Alternative Education who earn college credit will receive a 1 point GPA increase as described above.
  • Letter grades on transcripts shall remain the same, but the numerical value for GPA will be increased by one point.


Free tutoring is available to help you in any subject area. You can make an appointment or drop-in for help Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


  • Oasis students can fulfill graduation requirements through a combination of Oasis and Cabrillo College coursework. 

UC "a-g" Courses

Read about the  UC  "a-g" Subject Area Requirements.

The UC (University of California) and CSU (California State University) systems authorized the following Oasis courses to meet their content standards for minimum eligibility towards admission:

  • History / Social Science (“a”) - 
    World History, U.S. History, Government;
  • English (b) - 
    English I, English II, English III, English IV;
  • Mathematics (“c”) -
     Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Math I; Math II; Math III
  • Laboratory Science (“d”) -
    Students will need to meet this requirement through Cabrillo College  or another institution
  • Language other than English (“e”) - 
    Students will need to meet this requirement through Cabrillo College or another institution;
  • Visual & Performing Arts (“f”) -
     Art History;
  • College Preparatory Elective (“g”)

Prepare for  UC  application with the UC  My Academic Planner tool. Track courses, grades, exams, and activities. Write down the courses and exams you take and the grades and scores you receive each year. Also, record leadership activities, employment, awards, and anything you will later use in your college application and personal statement.


  • Cabrillo College tuition is waived for up to 11 credits for concurrently enrolled  students. 
  • Students will be expected to provide their own texts and supplies.
  • Upon completion of a college course, students will submit transcripts from the college for addition to the high school transcript.
  • Guidance on on how "a-g" requirements can be met by completing college courses is available on the UC website.
  • UC "a-g" Course List for Cabrillo College.

The maximum number of Cabrillo credits a student can transfer as a freshman UC applicant is ultimately up to each campus to decide what they would accept and what sort of limitations there would be on the transfer credits accepted by incoming Freshmen.

For more information contact: 
University of California Application Center

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