College Mission Statement
Approved by the College Council on April 11, 2013.
Approved by the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board on May 22, 2013.
Contra Costa College is a public community college serving the diverse communities of West Contra Costa County and all others seeking a quality education. The college equitably commits its resources using inclusive and integrated decision-making processes to foster a transformative educational experience and responsive student services that ensure institutional excellence and effective student learning.
Greetings! As your new president, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Contra Costa College.
Thank you for considering our college as a pathway to success. I assure you that our dedicated faculty, staff and administrators, as well as the surrounding community will all work together to ensure that you are well-prepared to achieve your educational and career goals.
To get there, you will be provided with diverse offerings of academic and career technical programs coupled with outstanding support services, all focused on meeting your needs. Additionally, we offer a wide array of extracurricular programs to enhance your experience, including award-winning engaging student clubs, exciting athletic teams and strong student leadership that we invite you to become a part of.
This catalog serves as a guide that will direct you, not only to available programs and services, but to important policies and regulations. It also serves as an invaluable tool to plan your schedule and see all that our college has to offer. Please take time to thoroughly review its contents.
I am certain that whatever your educational goals may be, Contra Costa College will be the place to achieve many of them. We stand on a long tradition of commitment to our students and service to our community.
Our top priority is to provide you with the best learning experience possible. I wish you much success in your endeavors at Contra Costa College, and I assure you that your experience here will be life changing.
All the best,
Denise F. Noldon, Ph.D.