Support Services

Food Services

A wide selection of dining options are available campus-wide.

The ground floor of the Campus Center houses The Piazza Dining Room for students, faculty and staff. The Piazza serves made-to-order breakfasts, including a custom breakfast burrito bar. The Piazza offers an Italian Pasta Line and fresh pizza, Sweet and Savory Crepes, Fast and Casual Asian Entrée line, a full service panini and deli sandwich counter, and The Daily Grill for burgers and more. A full line of popular beverages and bakery items are also in the Piazza. The Lancer’s Pass is located in the center of campus, adjacent to the Aquatic Center, for hot entrees, beverages, snacks and sandwiches. The Java Hut, located near The Shatford Library, offers Starbucks coffees, sandwiches, selected cold beverages, and snacks. Dining facilities in the Physical Education complex for Robinson Stadium and the Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium provide concession services during selected events.

Full-service catering, from casual menu service to fine dining, is available for College functions and on-campus events.


Room B101, (626) 585-7378
Your Pasadena City College Bookstore is the place for books (new and used), supplies, gifts, school spirit items, Lancerwear clothing, snacks, and more. Books and our other merchandise are available through our website: with ship-to-home and in-store pick-up options available. We now have many textbooks available to rent and also in digital format.  Financial Aid can be used to pay for books/materials in store and online where available.

Transportation and Parking

Room CC222, (626) 585-7223
The College is located near downtown Pasadena and is easily accessible by car, bus or the Gold Line train. On-campus parking is limited and is available by purchasing a digital semester or daily permit.

Handicapped parking is available for people displaying a handicapped placard or handicapped license plates. Shuttle service is available every fifteen to thirty minutes for transportation between PCC (Lots 6, 7), Allen Station Gold Line, and the Community Education Center.

Bicycle parking racks are available throughout the campus for students and staff to secure their bicycles. Bicycles shall not be secured to any other objects on campus such as poles, fences, and trees. We highly recommended utilizing a high quality lock to secure your bicycle.

Pasadena City College Police Department

Room B210, (626) 585-7484
The Pasadena City College Police Department is staffed with sworn Police Officers, the hours of operation is 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, including holidays. The Department is located in the B Building (room B210). The Department is responsible for providing police services, enhancing safety, and enforcing traffic and parking laws. Students who have a concern for their safety while on campus are encouraged to contact the Department for assistance. Emergency telephones are located in all elevators, parking lots, and most buildings. Please do not hesitate to use these telephones if you have a concern for your safety.

The Department offers an escort service for students and staff from classrooms to vehicles.  Students and staff are encouraged to use this available service.

The District’s crime awareness and crime statistics, otherwise known as the “Clery Report,” are available in the B Building, room B210 and can also be found online at CleryCrimeReport.

Parking Permits

Room B210, (626) 585-7441

All parking permits on campus are digital.

Digital semester parking permits for staff and students are available for purchase online through LancerPoint ( and click on LancerPoint). Permits may be purchased  two to three weeks prior to the beginning of each semester/intersession. Students and visitors may also purchase digital daily parking permits for $2.00 a day from the parking permit machines located in every level of the parking lots. More information and the fee schedule are available online at

Lost and Found

Room B210, (626) 585-7484 ext. 5265
Items found on campus may be turned in 24 hours a day to the Lost and Found in the Police Department in Room B210. You may notify Lost and Found that you have lost an item by filling out a brief form on the Lost and Found website at  Office hours for inquiring about retrieving lost property are Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Lost and Found Department actively tries to reunite lost items with their owners by using contact information provided in the Student Registration System. It is your responsibility to keep your contact information current and, if possible, on your property. Please put your name, phone, and/or email address on all of your property so it may be returned to you in a timely manner.

Smoking on Campus

The Pasadena Area Community College District Board of Trustees adopted Policy No. 5575 which prohibits smoking inside any District owned, or District occupied building or vehicle. The policy also prohibits outdoor smoking on District owned property.


The College maintains no dormitories and assumes no responsibility for off-campus student housing. Housing information is available in the Office of Student Life, located in the Campus Center, CC105.