Kimberlee Messina, Ed.D.
Interim President
1900 Administration Building
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Phone: 650-949-7200
Fax: 650-948-4244


Welcome to Foothill College! Our faculty and staff look forward to serving you as you pursue your academic and personal goals. We are a community of scholars providing access to educational opportunity for all with innovation and distinction. Foothill College has a strong “students-first” philosophy and is committed to open access, achievement, accountability, student equity and social justice.

Our campus is uniquely situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, which provides students and faculty unique access to emerging technologies and partnership opportunities within our thriving community. Whether your goal is transfer to a four-year university, graduate with an associate’s degree or certificate, or to simply take classes for personal enrichment, Foothill College is the place for you! With our enviable transfer rate to the University of California (UC) system, and 20 Associates Degrees for Transfer (AD-Ts), we are positioned to assist you in achieving your goals.

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” At Foothill College, we pride ourselves on providing our students with the highest quality of education and services, so that our students can do just that. Thank you again for choosing Foothill College.

Kimberlee Messina, Ed.D.
Interim President, Foothill College


District Opening Day 2015
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Location: Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College
8:00-8:30AM Continental Breakfast / Meet & Greet
8:30-10:00AM Welcome & District Updates
10:15-11:30AM Workshops (Schedule TBA)
11:30AM-12:30PM Lunch (Provided)

Foothill College Opening Day 2015
Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
Location: Smithwick Theatre
Visit the 2015 Opening Day page for the detailed agenda, division meeting schedule and more!

Kimberlee Messina, Ed.D., Selected as Interim President

Join us for the 55th Annual Foothill College Commencement Ceremony - Celebrating The Class of 2015

President Judy C. Miner chosen as the next Foothill-De Anza Chancellor

Foothill is in the process of updating the Educational Master Plan (EMP)

Planning and Resource Council (PaRC)
Visit our PaRC web page to learn about upcoming meetings. You can also visit our governance page to learn about and find links to other shared governance groups.

Visit our Accreditation site to download our Self-Study and find out more information about accreditation efforts, our timeline and visitation by the Accreditation Team.

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