Welcome to Pasadena City College, home of the Lancers!

Dear Future Lancer:

Welcome to Pasadena City College!

I am thrilled that you have decided to continue your educational journey here with us. At PCC, anything is possible. We have academic programs and support services to help you achieve your dreams – and you’ve come to the right place to learn more about all we have to offer.  

PCC is one of the premier community colleges in the country. Whether you want to transfer to a four-year university, earn a degree or a certificate, or enhance your skills in the workforce, we have programs to help you achieve your dreams. Our Pathways, Honors, and Transfer offices are only three of our programs that can help you on your educational journey – no matter where you’re headed. 

This academic year marks the centennial of PCC, our 100th birthday. We will have many opportunities to celebrate and reflect on our century of history, and to look ahead to the next 100 years. Your next chapter is now a part of our PCC story. 

I hope you enjoy exploring this catalog. You can also visit our website, www.pasadena.edu, to find additional information about our programs and services.

Thank you again for taking the time to learn more about PCC. I look forward to learning more about you, and your hopes and dreams for your future. I can’t wait to see all that you achieve.

Welcome to the Lancer family!


José A. Gómez, Ph.D.
Interim Superintendent/President