Ventura College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), 331 K Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at


For questions about our accreditation efforts or accredited status, please contact Accreditation Liaison Officer Jennifer Kalfsbeek-Goetz, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Learning, or Administrative Co-Chair for the Accreditation Steering & Advisory Group Lisa Putnam, Dean of Student Learning.

Vice President of Academic Affairs
Jennifer Kalfsbeek-Goetz
Office: ADM - 17
Phone: (805) 289-6380
Email: JKGoetz

Dean of Student Learning
Lisa Putnam
Office: LRC - 356
Phone: (805) 289-6388


Ventura College's Accrediting Agencies 

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Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
331 J Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (415) 506-0234

BRN Approval
Board of Registered Nursing
1747 North Market Boulevard
Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: (916) 322-3350
Accreditation Commission for Education in  Nursing
3343 Peachtree Rd. NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Phone: (727) 210-2350
Fax: (727) 210-2354