Welcome to Gavilan College. As College
President, I would like to invite you to explore the many resources available
to you. Whether you are starting out, starting over, or just gaining new
skills, Gavilan College has the programs and services that will help
you succeed. Through innovative learning communities and targeted special
programs, you can find a community of other students
who share your goals, and faculty and staff dedicated to helping you succeed.
If your long-term goal is a professional career or university degree, Gavilan
College has guaranteed transfer agreements with
many of the leading universities in the state. Students who qualify for the
Transfer Institute can complete their lower division work and
transfer in only two years. Students who wish to improve college reading
and study skills can participate in Puente, where they will
have the opportunity to work with a community mentor. MESA keeps students
in connected in math and science programs, and
TRIO is a resource for first-generation college students.
Gavilan College also has respected vocational programs to help you find
a satisfying career. Graduates are in demand from
Gavilan College's programs in nursing and health
occupations, law enforcement,
child development, computer
science, digital media, cosmetology,
and aviation maintenance. If you
are not sure of your interests, the Career/Transfer
Resource Center can help
you explore alternatives and choose a path that’s right for you.
Our goal is to provide you with a high-quality learning experience, targeted
to meet your needs. We value creativity and intellectual
curiosity. As a student you will have the opportunity to get involved in
student governance, college committees, clubs, events,
sports, and the arts. These experiences can serve as a learning laboratory,
lead to new friendships, and make your college
experience richer and more memorable.
Thank you for choosing Gavilan College.
Steven M. Kinsella, D.B.A., C.P.A. , Superintendent, President