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Welcome

Congratulations on your decision to join other students here at Palomar who are making a better future for themselves - but not by themselves! Together, we produce many positive results and personal successes.

Palomar's exceptional faculty and staff are committed to creating an environment conducive to student learning. Traditional semester-length classes, convenient "fast-track" eight-week sessions, late-start and self-paced courses, on-line courses, TV College, Weekend College, and four-, six-, and eight-week summer sessions allow you to choose a learning format right for you. With nine locations, we're also accessible to your home and work.

I salute your decision to start - or restart - your college studies.

Robert P. Deegan
Superintendent/President

¡Su mejor conexión para un futuro brillante!

Lo felicito en su decisión de estudiar aquí para mejorar su futuro en Palomar College. Todos estamos aquí para asegurar su bienestar y triunfo personal.

La excelente facultad y personal de Palomar College están disponibles para crear un ambiente encaminado al aprendizaje del estudiante. Hay una variedad de programas como las clases de semestre tradicional, las clases cortas, las clases intensivas, las clases que empiezan entrado el semestre, las clases por Internet, las clases por televisión, las clases los fines de semana, y las clases de cuatro a ocho semanas de verano. Las clases les permiten escoger una forma de aprendizaje que corresponde a sus necesidades. Con nuestras nueve localidades, estamos cerca de su casa y su trabajo. Lo felicito en su decisión de estudiar aquí en Palomar College.

Robert P. Deegan
Superintendent/President

Palomar College Fact Sheet

Nine Locations Near You

Hearing-imparied individuals may obtain directions by calling the college TDD number (760) 471-8506.

1. San Marcos Campus
1140 W. Mission Road, San Marcos 92069
(760) 744-1150, ext. 2160
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am to 7 pm
Friday, 7:30 am to 2 pm & Sat., 9 am to noon

Directions:
A. From I-5 or I-15, take Hwy. 78 to the Rancho Santa Fe Rd. exit in San Marcos. Go north to the end of Rancho Santa Fe Rd. where it intersects with Mission Rd. Turn right, go east one-half mile on Mission Rd. Palomar is on your left.

2. Camp Pendleton Education Center
Bldg. 1331, Camp Pendleton 92055
(760) 725-6626
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 am to 8 pm
Friday, 8 am to 2 pm
Directions:
A. From I-5, take Oceanside Harbor/Camp Pendleton exit to main gate. Proceed on Vandegrift Blvd. approx. 10 miles, turn right at Rattlesnake Canyon turnoff (a short-cut). Continue up Rattlesnake Canyon, turn right at stoplight to put you back on Vandegrift Blvd. Proceed to 13th St. Turn right, proceed to B St., turn left to Bldg. 1331.
B. From San Luis Rey Gate (rear gate), proceed on Vandegrift Blvd., turn left on 13th St. Proceed to B St., left to Bldg. 1331.
C. From Naval Weapons Gate (Fallbrook), proceed through Naval Weapons on Ammunition Rd. to first stop sign. Turn left on Vandegrift Blvd. Proceed to 13th Street. Turn right, proceed to B St. and turn left to Bldg. 1331.
 
3. Fallbrook Education Center
2400 S. Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook 92028
(760) 723-1058
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 4:30 to 9:30 pm
Directions:
A. From Oceanside and Vista, take Mission Ave. (Hwy. 76) east toward Fallbrook. At River Village Shopping Center, turn left onto Mission Road. Proceed approximately five miles and turn right at Stage Coach Ln. Turn right into parking area.
B. From Temecula, Rainbow or Escondido, take I-15 to Fallbrook exit. Turn west at exit ramp and proceed approx. 4.5 miles to Stage Coach Ln. Turn left and proceed on Stage Coach Ln. approx. 5 miles. Turn left into parking area.
C. From Camp Pendleton, proceed through the Fallbrook Naval Ammunition Depot to second traffic light (Mission Rd.). Turn right on Mission Rd. and go approx. 1.5 miles to Stage Coach Ln. Turn left onto Stage Coach Ln. and then right into parking area.


4. Pauma Education Center
Pauma Reservation Road, Pauma Valley 92061
For information only, call: (760) 742-1121
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 am to 4:30 pm
Directions:
A. From Escondido, take I-15 north to Hwy. 76. Turn east on 76 and go approx. 12 miles past Pala Indian Reservation. Turn left on Pauma Reservation Rd. Continue two miles to Pauma Valley Education Center on your right.
B. From the coast, take Hwy. 76 east, cross I-15, and continue as above.
 
5. Borrego Springs Education Center
585 Palm Canyon Dr. (P.O. Box 2474)
Upstairs, Borrego Springs Mall 92004
(760) 767-4525
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 3 to 6 pm
Directions:
A. From Escondido, take East Valley Parkway, which becomes Valley Center Rd.; then turn southeast on Hwy 76 toward Lake Henshaw. Turn north on 79 for about 3 miles. Turn southeast on S2. Turn east on S22 (Montezuma Rd.). Turn east on Palm Canyon Rd. Center is located in Borrego Springs Mall (upstairs).
B. From Interstate 15, take 76 East and follow directions above.
 
6. Escondido Education Center
1951 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido 92027
(760) 432-0624, Admissions
(760) 432-0691, Administration
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am to 7:00 pm
Friday, 7:30 am to 2 pm
Saturday, 8 am to noon
Directions:
A. From the west, proceed east on Route 78 to Broadway (Lincoln and Broadway). Do not turn on Broadway, but continue east on Lincoln to Midway Drive. Turn right (south) on Midway and proceed to Valley Parkway.
B. From the north, proceed south on I-15 to El Norte Parkway. Proceed east on El Norte Parkway to Midway Drive. Turn right (south) on Midway and proceed to Valley Parkway.
C. From the south, proceed north on I-15 to Hwy. 78 East/Ramona Exit. Hwy. 78 becomes Lincoln Avenue after it crosses Broadway. Continue on Lincoln (approx. 3.5 miles) to Midway Drive. Turn right on Midway and proceed to East Valley Parkway. The Escondido Center is located on the right in the college plaza on the corner of Midway and East Valley Parkway.
 
7. Ramona Education Center
1401 Hanson Lane, Ramona 92065
(760) 788-1371
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 4:30 to 9:30 pm
Directions:
A. From Escondido, take Hwy. 78 into Ramona and cross Main St. Go approximately one mile to traffic light (Hanson Ln.). Turn right, proceed to high school.
B. From Julian, take Hwy. 67 to Ramona. Turn left at second traffic light (10th St.). Go approx. one mile to Hanson Ln. (traffic light). Turn right at light, proceed to high school.
C. From Poway, take Hwy. 67 to Ramona. Turn right at third traffic light (10th St.). Proceed approx. one mile to Hanson Ln. (traffic light). Turn right, proceed to high school.
 
8. Poway Education Center
15500 Espola Road, Poway 92064
At Poway High School, the office is located at the end of Titan Way, behind the Poway Center for the Performing Arts.
(858) 679-6613
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 2 to 9:30 pm
Directions:
A. From Escondido, travel south on I-15 and exit at Rancho Bernardo Rd. Go east on Rancho Bernardo Rd. Eventually this road becomes Espola Rd. and curves to the right. Continue on Espola, go past Lake Poway Rd., and continue just past the high school on the right to Titan Way. Turn right on Titan Way and enter the center's parking lot at the third driveway on the right.
B. From Rancho Peñasquitos, take Ted Williams Pkwy. east approx. 3 miles to Twin Peaks Rd. Turn right on Twin Peaks and travel 2.3 miles to Espola Rd. Turn left on Espola and travel 1.3 miles to Titan Way. Turn left on Titan Way and enter the center's parking lot at the third driveway on the right.
C. From San Diego, take I-15 north to Ted Williams Pkwy. Go east on Ted Williams Pkwy. and travel 2 miles to Twin Peaks Rd. Turn right on Twin Peaks and travel 2.3 miles to Espola Rd. Turn left on Espola and travel 1.3 miles to Titan Way. Turn left on Titan Way and enter the center's parking lot at the third driveway on the right.
 
9. Mt. Carmel Education Center
9550 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego 92129
At Mt. Carmel High School, the office is located in the B Building, south of the flagpole.
(858) 484-3890
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 2 to 9:30 pm
Directions:
A. From Escondido or San Diego, take I-15 to Jct. 56 and go west. Take the Rancho Peñasquitos Blvd. exit and turn left onto Carmel Mtn. Rd. Go through two traffic signals. Continue to the high school entrance on the right. The center office is located in the B Building, near the flagpole.
B. From Mira Mesa, take Black Mountain Rd. north five miles to Carmel Mountain Rd. (light). Turn right (east) on Carmel Mountain Rd. Travel east to Mt. Carmel High School, on your left. The center office is located in the R-5 portable building.
 
 Información en español
Oportunidades Educativas
Palomar College fue fundado en 1946 y ofrece a los estudiantes la oportunidad de obtener el título de Asociado en Artes (AA), de transferir créditos académicos a las Universidades de California (UC) o a las Universidades Estatales de California (CSU), y tambien a cualquier otra universidad. El colegio ofrece certificados vocacionales en varios programas. Palomar College está dispuesto a servir a todos los habitantes que viven en el distrito del colegio.
 
Admisión a Palomar College
Todo candidato debe tener un diploma de la escuela secundaria o el equivalente, o debe tener a lo menos 18 años de edad y ser capaz de sacar provecho de la instrucción que se le ofrece, o debe de asistir a una escuela local.
 
Para inscribirse en Palomar College, siga las siguientes direcciones:
1. La oficina de admisión (Admissions and Records) tiene la responsabilidad de admitir e inscribir a todo estudiante elegible. Obtenga una aplicación, llénela, y devuélvala a cualquiera de nuestros centros. Haga una cita para asistir a una de nuestras orientaciones con nuestro personal. Llame a cualquier de las siguientes locaciones:
 
San Marcos (760) 744-1150, Ext. 2160
Escondido Education Center (760) 432-0624
Mt. Carmel Education Center (858) 484-3890
Camp Pendleton Education Center (760) 725-6626
Pauma Education Center (760) 742-1121
Poway Education Center (858) 679-6613
Fallbrook Education Center (760) 723-1058
Ramona Education Center (760) 788-1371
Borrego Springs Center (760) 767-4525
 
2. Tome la prueba del colegio para determinar su nivel de inglés y matemática y para determinar su preparación académica. Llame al (760) 744- 1150, ext. 2182 para mas información.
3. Haga su cita para recibir información tocante a los programas y clases del colegio. Llame al (760) 744-1150, ext. 2179 para mas información.
4. Regístrese en sus clases y pague los costos
mínimos de inscripción.
Nota: La mayoría de las clases de enseñanza del colegio le se ofrecen en inglés. Ofrecemos varios niveles de inglés como segundo idioma. Para información tocante las clases de inglés como segundo idioma, llame al (760) 744-1150, ext. 2272.
 
¡NO ESPERE!
Llame al departamento de Consejeros al (760) 744-1150, extensíon 2179 y haga una cita con un consejero de habla hispana.
Hay ayuda financiera disponible para todos los estudiantes elegibles. Hay varios programas y becas para pagar sus gastos educativos. Para más información, comuníquese con la oficina de ayuda financiera en San Marcos y llame al (760) 744-1150, Ext. 2366.
 
Inscripciones abiertas
Las inscripciones para inglés como segundo idioma (ESL) para clases por la mañana y por la tarde están en proceso. Para más información sobre el examen e inscsripción por favor llame inmediatamente a la oficina de ESL, extensión 2272. Las clases se llenan muy rápido.