This paper is an experience report describing a proposal for continuing education that is implemented through the Integrated Programme to Strengthen Academic (PIFA) to strengthen the profile of students in a college education area in a Mexican state public university , the proposal is implemented on a cross to the curriculum without being part of the formal academic structure of the plan.
This report is for the purpose of sharing the experience describing the objectives, mechanical instrumentation and results at the time.

The program from its philosophy sees the student as the focus of institutional efforts, considering in turn, as a human being capable, active and collective responsibility for their own learning process, who is served through a flexible educational model, focused on student learning and the approach of competence, with a curriculum that includes both the generation of knowledge gained in research and social service, as an element of relevance to society and retribution, which is complemented by a solid values training and support care services tailored to student needs.

The essential objective of a comprehensive lifelong learning and higher education is responding to the needs of today's society, related to the quality of vocational training, encouraging educational innovation in terms of making the educational process meets the growing demands of this society. (I. M. Ruiz, 2000).
The educational model of the institution recognizes education as a strategy for training and updating of individuals, which focuses on linking learning processes with the skills required in professional practice and work, and emphasizes therefore the performance or the performance of the subject in a particular context and with different levels of complexity.
There are elements that support this program within the mission of the University, particularly when it is established that the institution's mission promote viable alternatives to the social, economic, political and cultural entity and the country in terms of diversity, equity , respect and sustainability, and thereby contribute to a more just, democratic and respectful of their environment.
The results of the program to date indicate a good acceptance and gradually increased the number of participants and course offerings, just as students have found a space for training that they themselves constructed from their needs.