Section 1: About Chabot
Chabot College opened for classes on September 11, 1961, on a seven and a half acre temporary site in San Leandro with an enrollment of 1,163 students. On September 20, 1965, the current site at 25555 Hesperian Boulevard in Hayward opened for its first day of classes.
Chabot primarily serves residents of Alameda County in the East Bay Area, including the district communities of Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and Union City.
Chabot College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The college
is approved by the State Department of Education and is a member of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the Community College League of California.
Chabot College is an extremely diverse community that serves approximately 15,000 students. To find out more about our demographics, please visit the Office of Institutional Research.
As of July 1, 2004, we have adopted a new Vision, Mission and Values Statement.