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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.

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The Zone

Quiz 1

1. By what organization is Chabot College accredited?

Western Association of Schools and Colleges
National Trade Schools of America
Public and Private Community Colleges of California
None of the above

2. When searching for classes at Chabot College, what is the name of the specific web page to which the student must link?

Chabot Counseling

3. A grade of "B" in any course will earn the student how many grade points per unit?


4. In what Division at Chabot College does Carey Harbin work?

Social Science

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