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Las Positas College is an inclusive, learning-centered, equity-focused environment that offers educational opportunities and support for completion of students' transfer, degree, and career-technical goals while promoting lifelong learning.

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Message from the President

Dr. Dyrell Foster

Welcome to Las Positas College!

Congratulations for making the decision to attend Las Positas College.  Las Positas College was ranked as the #1 Best Community College in California by Intelligent and is currently the #4 Best Community College in America by Niche.  These rankings are based on the strength of academic quality, graduation rate, affordability, available student resources, and overall students’ experiences.

As a student, our caring and dedicated faculty, staff, and administrators will provide you with excellent instruction and high-quality support services as you pursue your educational and career goals. Whether your goal is to earn an associate degree, a certificate, transfer to a four-year college or university, or acquire skills that will lead you to a better paying job, LPC can help get you there.

You will discover that this catalog is a great resource for you as you begin your journey at LPC. Inside you will find a comprehensive range of academic programs and information about each degree or certificate that Las Positas College offers.  You will also find valuable information regarding student support services, academic resources, and opportunities to be involved in co-curricular programs and activities.

Las Positas College is more than academics. We provide opportunities to allow you to develop your confidence, your creativity, your leadership skills, while we acknowledge and value your personal experiences and diverse background that makes you who you are.

The most important thing for you to know is that you are not alone on your educational journey; we are here to assist and support you.  I encourage you to make the most of your LPC experience and take advantage of the many student resources and opportunities that are available to you.

Thank you for choosing Las Positas College. I wish you much success during your time with us and beyond.


Dyrell Foster, Ed.D.

Dr. Dyrell Foster
President, Las Positas College