United States, California

Santa Rosa Junior College is a public community college situated in Santa Rosa, California with an additional campus in Petaluma and centers surrounding Sonoma County. At SRJC, students can pursue their interests while pursuing a degree, transferring to a four-year university, or receiving high-quality vocational training. The college has more than 100 years of excellent teaching experience. The associate degree is provided by high-quality teachers from all campuses and centers across the county and transferred to a four-year university and vocational education. The university enthusiastically cultivates learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic, and moral development of our diverse community. The college focuses on student learning by preparing students for transfer, providing fast-response vocational and technical education, and improving students' basic skills. The college provides comprehensive student development plans and services to support student success and enrich student life and support the economic vitality, social equity, and environmental management of the region.

Campus Life

Santa Rosa Junior College's main campus is located 52 miles north of San Francisco, in the heart of Santa Rosa, California. It is a traditionally styled 100-acre campus with ivy-covered brick buildings. In addition to the administrative building, classroom facilities, and laboratories, the campus also houses a planetarium, Robert F. Agrera Art Gallery, Summer Drama Theater, and Santa Rosa Junior College Museum. Santa Rosa Junior College is the hometown of Little Bear. They are part of the 8 major games and are usually contenders for most junior college playoffs. They are famous for football, baseball, and wrestling programs. Santa Rosa Junior College also has a very famous and successful ice hockey program, namely Santa Rosa Junior College Polar Bear. The college’s Jesse Peter Museum, also known as the Santa Rosa Junior College Museum, focuses on Native American art in North America and Central America, Central America, South America, Africa, and Asia Ethnographic art in some areas. Permanent exhibits include American Indian baskets, jewelry, and pottery from the Elsie Allen Collection acquired in the 1970s.

Noted Alumni

Some of the well-known alumni of Santa Rosa Junior College are Jacob Appelbaum the journalist, computer security researcher, and hacker, Sheana Davis a chef and cheesemaker, co-CEO and chairman of Restoration Hardware Gary Friedman, Adam Froman an American football player, Jonny Gomes the professional baseball player, Tyson Griffin a wrestler, and Mixed Martial Artist, a newspaper columnist, author, local historian Gaye LeBaron, Michael Kearney the former child prodigy, Ben McKee a bassist for Imagine Dragons, Brandon Poulson a professional baseball player, and Brande Roderick the model, and actress.