City College offers a variety of student support resources. Although the library on the main Ocean campus does not boast of an extensive collection, it is nonetheless a valuable source of information, offering periodicals, books, textbooks, computers, and printers. The staff is supportive, friendly, and generally helpful, unless they are overwhelmed during the peak periods right before midterms and finals. Along with the library, the Learning Assistance Center is another excellent resource where students can get help from student tutors on a variety of subjects. Other resources that cater to students include the EOPS program (Extended Opportunity Program and Services), the APASS program that helps Asian Pacific American students, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), and the WSP (Writing Success Project). CCSF also has a Veterans Educational Benefits Office that offers counseling services and other academic support to veterans.
Many of the campus resources not only enhance academic performance, but they also foster "community." However, the campus itself is pretty old and rundown, and renovations usually come very slowly. With the recent state budget cut on education, renovations and new facilities seem unlikely in the near future. Many of the campus support programs have also been cut due to lack of funding. It is not rare to see a long line of students waiting for help at the understaffed Learning Assistance Center. Most students agree that more still needs to be done to make services and resources more accessible to the student body.