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Steven Kinsella, Gavilan College President Thank you for choosing Gavilan College.

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.

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Steven M. Kinsella, D.B.A., C.P.A. , Superintendent, President

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