Welcome to Chabot College

Founded in 1961, Chabot College offers educational programs and experiences for students to succeed in their education, progress in the workplace, and engage in the civic and cultural life of the community.

Our academic offerings include degrees, transfer programs and certicificates to over 14,000 students of diverse backgrounds and cultures, and from all over the world.

 


Chabot College is an Accredited Institution


Chabot College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at ACCJC.


In January 2016, the Commission reaffirmed Chabot College’s accreditation.

Chabot College is also accredited by the Council on Dental Education, American Dental Association, the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation in collaboration with the American Hospital Health Information Management Association and the American Medical Assisting Association. 
The Program in Nursing is accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Chabot College is approved by the California State Department of Education and is a member of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the Community College League of California.

The purposes of accreditation is to assure the public that the College:

  1. Evaluates its educational quality and institutional effectiveness, and
  2. Can provide assurance to the public that it meets the Standards of quality, and
  3. The education earned at the institutions is of value to the student who earned it.

Chabot College meets the standards of the ACCJC’s Accreditation Standards stated in the Manual for Institutional Self Evaluation, August 2014 and the Manual for Institutional Self Evaluation, October 2015 at ACCJC.

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Vision, Mission & Values Statements


Vision

Chabot College is a learning-centered institution with a culture of thoughtfulness and academic excellence, committed to creating a vibrant community of life-long learners.

Mission

Chabot College is a public comprehensive community college that prepares students to succeed in their education, progress in the workplace, and engage in the civic and cultural life of the community. Our students contribute to the intellectual, cultural, physical, and economic vitality of the region.

The college responds to the educational and workforce development needs of our regional population and economy. As a leader in higher education, we promote excellence and equity in our academic and student support services. We are dedicated to student learning inside and outside the classroom to support students’ achievement of their educational goals.

Values

The colleges’ vision and mission are supported by the following collective values:

Learning and Teaching

  • supporting a variety of teaching philosophies and learning modalities
  • providing an environment conducive to intellectual curiosity and innovation
  • encouraging collaboration that fosters learning
  • engaging in ongoing reflection on learning, by students and by staff
  • cultivating critical thinking in various contexts
  • supporting the development of the whole person

Community and Diversity

  • building a safe and supportive campus community
  • treating one another with respect, dignity, and integrity
  • practicing our work in an ethical and reflective manner
  • honoring and respecting cultural diversity
  • encouraging diversity in our curriculum and community of learners

Individual and Collective Responsibility

  • taking individual responsibility for our own learning
  • cultivating a sense of social and individual responsibility
  • developing reflective, responsible and compassionate citizens
  • playing a leadership role in the larger community
  • embracing thoughtful change and innovation