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Profile for Palomar College
Palomar Community College
1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-1150
(760) 744-8123 - Fax
President Robert P. Deegan

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Palomar has exceptional faculty and staff are committed to creating an environment conducive to student learning. Traditional semester-length classes, convenient fast-track eight-week sessions, late-start and self-paced courses, on-line courses, TV College, Weekend College, and four, six, and eight week summer sessions allow you to choose a learning format right for you. With nine locations, we are also accessible to your home and work.

Palomar College is an educational leader committed to quality learning. Our mission is to provide an engaging and supportive learning environment for students of diverse origins, experiences, needs, abilities, and goals who are pursuing transfer-readiness, general education, basic skills, career and technical training, and lifelong education. We are committed to promoting the learning outcomes necessary for our students to live responsibly, effectively, and creatively in an interdependent and changing world.


Palomar College is a learning community dedicated to achieving student success and cultivating a love of learning. We strive to improve performance and outcomes based on evidence. To provide the highest quality learning and cultural experiences, we are guided by our core values of
  • Achieving excellence in teaching, learning, and service;
  • Fostering integrity as the foundation for all we do;
  • Providing access to our programs and services;
  • Celebrating diversity in people, philosophies, cultures, beliefs, programs, and learning environments;
  • Supporting inclusiveness of individual and community viewpoints in collaborative decision-making processes;
  • Promoting mutual respect and trust through open communication and actions;
  • Supporting innovation to enhance and enrich learning environments and services.
Strategic Goals

To achieve the mission of quality learning, Palomar College will focus District efforts on these strategic goals:
Student Success
Facilitate student learning and goal attainment by providing comprehensive educational programs and services in diverse, accessible formats and locations.
Teaching and Learning Excellence
Provide exemplary teaching and learning environments and experiences to meet student needs through relevant curricula, innovation, partnerships, technology, research, and evaluation.
Organizational and Professional Development
Improve internal operations through effective communication and inclusive governance structures; strengthen and maintain professional development programs.
Resource Management
Utilize existing human, physical, technological, and fiscal resources efficiently and effectively and increase external funding.
Facilities Improvement
Enhance the aesthetic appearance, functionality, cleanliness, accessibility, and safety of current facilities, while effectively planning for future needs based on educational programs and services.

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