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San Diego Community College District

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
3375 Camino del Rio S
San Diego, California 92108
Phone
(619) 388-6500
Email address
cityadmissions@sdccd.edu
School Information
"As one of the largest of California’s 73 community college districts, the San Diego Community College District serves approximately 100,000 students annually at its three, credit colleges, San Diego City College, Mesa College, Miramar College, and seven campuses of San Diego College of Continuing Education. "The colleges offer associate degrees, and Continuing Education and the colleges offer career technical certificates that prepare students for transfer to universities and/or career pathways with higher paying jobs. In addition, Mesa College now offers a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management as part of California’s Baccalaureate Pilot Program. "The SDCCD maintains active partnerships with local industry, the community, the military, and educational institutions to ensure students have clear pathways to careers and the next stage of their education." (Source: https://www.sdccd.edu/about/index.aspx)
General Information
San Diego Continuing Education donated $10,000 to Black Lives Matter to fund a "Justice Summit." SDCCD does not yet require Critical Race Training sessions of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • Under the new policy approved by the Community Colleges Governing Board, all California community college students pursuing an associate degree will need to complete a course in ethnic studies.
Program and Research Funding
  • San Diego Continuing Education donated $10,000 to Black Lives Matter to fund a "Justice Summit."
Resources
  • On February 25, 2022, the District Committee for Community, Inclusion, and Diversity hosted an event on Disrupting Racism Through the Lens of the Arts which discussed how art has been used to confront racism in America.
  • The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee has a number of programs and initiatives to “assure that diversity, equity and inclusion are embedded into the fabric of the institution, including the structure, the curriculum, and the campus environment.”
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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