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 certificates 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

CLPCCD Board Approved via Educational Master Plan: 4/20/2021; CLPCCD Board Approved: 6/15/2021


Chabot College is a dynamic, student-centered community college that serves the educational, career, job skill, and personal development needs of our community. We provide culturally responsive, revitalizing, and sustaining learning and support services driven by a goal of equity. Building upon students’ strengths and voices, we empower students to achieve their goals and lead us towards an equitable and sustainable world.


Chabot College empowers students to reach their academic and career goals and to lead in sustainability, innovation, and equity in their communities and the world.


Learning and Teaching

  • Providing an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, creativity, innovation, critical thinking, and equity.
  • Supporting the development of the whole person with compassion and care.
  • Providing quality and culturally responsive, revitalizing, and sustaining educational experiences that meet students where they are and help them achieve their goals.
  • Providing opportunities for career exploration and career readiness based on self-knowledge, interests, values, and skills.
  • Holistically supporting students and making learning accessible to all.

Community, Inclusion, and Equity

  • Establishing equity and inclusivity in our campus culture, decision- making, policies, and practices.
  • Treating one another with respect, dignity and integrity.
  • Providing a safe, welcoming, and well-maintained learning and working environment, free from anti-blackness and racism, discrimination, intimidation, harassment, and bullying.
  • Practicing our work in an ethical and reflective manner.
  • Honoring, respecting, and celebrating diversity, and valuing, in particular, the perspectives of those most impacted by systemic inequality.

Integrity: Individual and Collective Responsibility

  • Valuing broad participation and collaborating through open communication, professionalism, and commitment to working together.
  • Developing responsible and compassionate community members with a sense of individual and social responsibility.
  • Adhering to the highest standards of ethics and public stewardship.
  • Providing resources to make it possible for students to achieve their goals.

Innovation, Growth, and Sustainability

  • Fostering innovative instruction, student services, operations, and organizational culture.
  • Advocating for change geared towards a just, equitable, and sustainable world.
  • Providing professional development and continued learning opportunities for all employees.