Welcome to the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.1 million students attending 112 colleges. Our colleges provide students with the knowledge and background necessary to compete in today’s economy. With a wide range of educational offerings, the colleges provide workforce training, basic courses in English and math, certificate and degree programs and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.

Our Mission

The mission of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and the Chancellor's Office is to empower the community colleges through leadership, advocacy and support.

More information for students and parents.

Discover California's Community Colleges

Want to learn more about California Community Colleges? Here you will find information, tools and stories about our education system and what's going on throughout the sytem.
More information about the Student Success Initiative.

Student Success

The Student Success Task Force reccommended 22 specific policy changes to improve educational achievement in the California Community Colleges.
Visit the Veterans Summit III information website

Veterans Summit III

For the third consecutive year, the Chancellor’s Office, Faculty Association for California Community Colleges and the Foundation for California Community Colleges are partnered to host a Veterans Summit designed to share information and best practices for faculty, administrators and staff who work with student veterans on our campuses. The summit was Dec. 5-6, 2013 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa. To see the videos of the various sessions throughout the summit, please visit,
Veterans Summit III - 2013 Session Videos


More information about the Chancellor's System Operations.

Chancellor's Office System Operations

The Chancellor’s Office has nine divisions and each is led by a vice chancellor, performing vital tasks to keep the Chancellor’s Office running smoothly.
More information about system demographics and statistics on Datamart

Research & Analysis

Datamart answers the questions posed by administrators, educators, parents, students, state leadership, and professional organizations by providing information on students, courses, student services, outcomes and faculty and staff.

Alphabetic listing of community colleges

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