Cabrillo College

6500 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003

To give you a better feel for who we are at Cabrillo, and what we stand for, we have formulated a few sentences that guide our actions-and have a major impact on all we do.

The mission of Cabrillo College is to enhance the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of our diverse community by assisting all students in their quest for lifelong learning and success in an ever-changing world.

Our purpose is to provide an accessible and effective learning environment that aids students in their pursuit of transfer, career preparation, personal fulfillment, job advancement, and retraining goals.

Our core values are academic freedom, critical and independent thinking, and respect for all people and cultures. Our commitment is to encourage excellence, offer a balance curriculum, promote teaching methods for diverse learning styles, and involve and enrich our community.

It is through these definitions that the character of Cabrillo College takes form, distinguishing what we do-and why we do it. Our mission, purpose and values serve as a framework for evaluating our current activities and helping us plan for the future.
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