Message from Vice President of Student Services, Denise Whisenhunt, J.D.

Welcome to City College!

Photo of Denise WhisenhuntSan Diego City College is committed to social justice and strives to advance the academic needs of all students. Since 1914, the college has provided exceptional faculty and supportive student resources to help students navigate college and achieve their dreams.

In reaching your goals, know that we are here for you. Please enjoy this helpful guide, which is designed to increase your connection with the campus and entire community.

We offer a multitude of support services in areas such as counseling, athletics, career services, enrollment services, financial aid, student life, and much more. Our award-winning First Year Services program, as well as dedicated faculty and classified professionals are eager to be a part of your journey.

As vice president of Student Services, I strongly urge you to take full advantage of the variety of student support services available for you. Working together, I invite you to explore all that City College has to offer you. Always remember to:

  • Be focused in the classroom. Utilize campus resources such as tutoring, a culturally relevant academic support program, the transfer center and more to help you excel.
  • Be focused outside of the classroom. Lead a club, join a team, enjoy a cultural performance to help you soar on campus, and more.
  • Be YOU. Above all, we welcome the uniqueness of your perspectives, cultural traditions and identity, and look forward to your contributions inside and outside the classroom.

Please contact me anytime at or 619.388.3464 if you have any questions about the support services available.