Located in the Sierra Foothills community of Grass Valley, the Sierra College-Nevada County Campus serves the citizens of Western Nevada County, including Grass Valley, Nevada City, North San Juan, Penn Valley, Lake Wildwood, Lake of the Pines, Cedar Ridge, and in Chicago Park.
The Campus is within an hour's driving distance from Lake Tahoe and Sacramento, as well as many historic gold mining communities of the Sierra Foothills. Outdoor enthusiasts are also within an hour's driving distance from Rollins Lake, Bullards Bar Lake, and Bowman Lake, as well as the winter ski resorts on Donner Summit and Squaw Valley USA.
The beautiful 105-acre campus was built overlooking the city of Grass Valley atop what was formerly Litton Hill. The campus was built in support of the District's ongoing commitment to the orderly development of its physical resources to support the educational mission of the College.
The completion of Phase I of the Sierra College-Nevada County Campus was the most significant addition to the physical resources of the College since the construction of the Rocklin Campus in 1961. Sierra College-Nevada County Campus opened its doors to almost 2500 students in the Fall of 1996.
The Sierra College-Nevada County Campus offers excellent educational opportunities in a breath-taking setting. Course work at the Nevada County Campus is available in most degree and certificate areas, with some exceptions.
The campus is also home to Ghidotti Early College High School, which bridges the divide between high school and college. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Sierra College offers non-credit tuition-free short courses for adults with inquiring minds. Many of the courses are on campus.
In the interest of public health Sierra Joint Community College District is a smoke-free and tobacco-free District. The smoking of any substance and the use of any form of tobacco is prohibited at all times.
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For information on the next Parents Night, call Counseling at (530) 274-5303.
The Sierra College Music Department is proud to present a Winter Choral Concert on Wednesday, December 3 at 7:30pm in Dietrich Theatre on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus.
Join us for an evening of contemporary and seasonal choral music performed by the Sierra College Chamber and Concert Choirs, under the direction of Sarah McQueen Cunningham. Traditional and contemporary holiday and seasonal choral music will be featured, including selections from the film “Frozen,” arranged by the King Singers.
The Sierra College Rocklin Campus is located at 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA. Admission for this concert is $6 student/senior and $10 general. Tickets are available at the door. All proceeds benefit the Sierra College Music Department. There is a $3 parking fee on campus. Parking permits are available at machines located in the campus parking lot.
For directions to the Music Building or more information about this concert and other events at Sierra College, call the Sierra College Music Department at (916) 660-8054 or log on to our website at www.sierracollege.edu. Click on the Events tab at the top of the home page, then choose Music/Drama from the right side Event Categories.
Bus service is available on campus with connections to local communities.
For more information and bus schedules for Grass Valley, Nevada City, and outlying communities, contact Gold Country Stage.