At Ventura College, we transform students’ lives, develop human potential, create an informed citizenry, and serve as the educational and cultural heart of our community. Placing students at the center of their learning experience, we serve a highly diverse student body by providing innovative instruction and student support, focusing on associate degree and certificate completion, transfer, workforce preparation, and basic skills. We are committed to the sustainable continuous improvement of our college and its services.
Ventura College will be a beacon of learning—a source of inspiration and guidance—for our students and community.
Our Guiding Principles
At Ventura College we believe that students come first and all else follows. We strive to create a campus environment that fosters collaboration, communication, and mutual respect. We are committed to these Guiding Principles in all that we do:
Embrace the strength of diversity
Listen with intensity and compassion
Communicate with integrity and patience
Design student-centered solutions
Spark self-confidence and a sense of discovery
Pursue our vision and goals with passion