Skip to main content

Las Positas College statements on hate speech and freedom of expression Read more.

Our Mission

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.

Download PDF

Message from the President

Dr. Dyrell Foster

Welcome to Las Positas College! Congratulations on making the decision to attend Las Positas College.  This year, Las Positas College (LPC) is ranked as the #1 Best Community College in California by Intelligent and the #6 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.

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 LPC 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 believe in nurturing the whole student, to allow you to develop your confidence, your creativity, and 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 success during your time with us and beyond.


Dyrell Foster, Ed.D.
College President
Las Positas College