This catalog is a general information publication only. It is not intended to nor does it contain all regulations that relate to students. Moreover, the provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, between any applicant, student, or faculty member and San Jacinto College. The College reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time and to change fees, rules, policies, calendar, curriculum, degree programs, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes may occur without notice and will be immediately effective unless otherwise specified and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled. When changes are made, updated information usually can be found on the College website at www.sanjac.edu.
San Jacinto College reserves the right not to teach any course listed in the catalog or its published schedules if enrollment does not warrant offering it, or if other circumstances dictate its withdrawal.
San Jacinto College
San Jacinto College serves the communities and citizens of East Harris County, Texas. The San Jacinto College taxing area includes the Channelview, Deer Park, Galena Park, La Porte, Pasadena, and Sheldon independent school districts. The College’s service area expands to include portions of the Humble, Pearland, and Clear Creek school districts.
Paying for College
San Jacinto College will advance the social and economic mobility of all members of our community. We will be known for our excellence in teaching and learning, our intentional student-centered support, and our commitment to every student. We will be the preferred workforce and economic development partner in the region and a champion for lifelong learning. San Jacinto College will inspire students to explore opportunities, define their educational and career paths, and achieve their goals and dreams.
San Jacinto College is focused on student success, academic progress, university transfer, and employment. We are committed to opportunities that enrich the quality of life in the communities we serve.
Approved by the Board of Trustees on June 2, 2008
Integrity: Ethical and Professional
“We act in ways which instill confidence and trust.”
Excellence: In Everything We Do
“We achieve quality results in everything we do.”
Accountability: It’s Up to Us
“We take responsibility for our commitments and outcomes.”
Innovation: Lead the Way
“We apply our knowledge, skill, insight, and imagination to recognize opportunities, solve problems, and recommend new solutions.”
Sense of Community: Caring for Those We Serve and Ourselves
“We demonstrate concern for the well-being of our students, our community, and ourselves.”
Student Success: Our Ultimate Measure
“We enable students to achieve their goals.”
Diversity: Celebrate the Differences
“We celebrate the diversity of ideas and cultures.”
Collaboration: We Work Together
“We work together for the benefit of the College.”
The San Jacinto Community College District is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the
Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the San Jacinto College.
Equal Opportunity Statement
The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
No person including students, faculty, staff, part-time, and temporary workers will be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination or harassment under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by the San Jacinto College District on the basis of the categories listed.
The following College officials have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:
Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, Organizational and Talent Effectiveness
Sandra Ramirez - (employees) - Co-lead Title IX Coordinator
Equal Opportunity Compliance Officer
4624 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, Texas 77504
Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Services
Joanna Zimmermann (students) - Co-lead Title IX Coordinator
8060 Spencer Highway
Pasadena, Texas 77505
Vice Chancellor, Strategic Initiatives, Workforce Development, Community Relations, and Diversity
Allatia Harris (equity in athletics)
8060 Spencer Highway
Pasadena, Texas 77505