The Yuba Community College District was founded in 1927 and opened its doors to
students on the site of Marysville High School. In December 1965, the district was
reorganized and in 1974-75 was expanded to serve students in all or part of 8 Northern
California Counties: Yuba, Sutter, Colusa, Lake, Yolo, Butte, Glenn and Placer.
After the expansions the district covered 4,192 miles and included portions of the
Sierra Foothills, Central Valley, and Coastal range. The district currently has
three campuses, Yuba College in Marysville, Woodland Community College in Woodland,
and the Yuba College Clear Lake Campus in Clearlake and outreach operations at Beale
Air Force Base.Two new outreach centers, in Colusa and Sutter counties, are currently
While the district was originally a single college district with multiple campuses,
Woodland Community College earned accreditation and became its own college in 2008.
Yuba College opened on its current site, 2088 North Beale Road in Marysville, in
September, 1962. The campus currently includes twenty-three buildings and sits on
In 2006, voters approved bond funding, Measure J, to update and expand district
buildings and infrastructure. Through the bond funding, nearly all of the buildings
on campus are scheduled for some level of renovation. Two buildings, the liberal
arts building and theater have already finished their renovations, and a new sports
field is nearing completion. One new building, for the Allied Health and Public
Safety programs, will be constructed as a result of the bond funds.
The campus also provides a wide range of student services, which include financial
aid, counseling, Child Development Center, and cafeteria.
In addition to the main campus, Yuba College operates two educational centers at
the Clear Lake Campus and at the Beale Air Force Base Outreach Center. Courses have
been offered at the Clear Lake Campus (CLC) since the fall semester of 1972. CLC
is located just off of Highway 53 in the city of Clearlake in Lake County. Students
at CLC can complete two years of pre-transfer work or complete degrees and certificates
in a variety of general education and occupational degree and certificate programs
including business, information technology, culinary arts, and nursing. CLC also
offers a wide range of student services, and as the result of Measure J funding
will be adding a new student services building that will include additional library,
classroom, and administrative space.
The Beale Air Force Base Outreach Center has hosted classes since the fall semester
of 1960. Classes are located in the Base Education/Library Building at 17849 16th
Street, Beale Air Force Base. A variety of general education and transfer courses
are offered in two nine-week terms each semester.