Catalog 2023-2024

This catalog is valid from August 1, 2023 through July 31, 2024. It is in effect for the Fall and Spring semesters and any session (intersession) which commences within this defined period of time.

Every reasonable effort has been made to determine that everything stated in this Catalog is accurate. Because this publication must be prepared well in advance of the period of time it covers, changes in some programs inevitably will occur.

Courses and programs offered, together with other matters contained herein, are subject to change without notice by the Administration of the Desert Community College District or College of the Desert and, in addition, some courses or programs that are offered may have to be cancelled because of insufficient enrollment or because of elimination or reduction in programs or because of any other reason considered sufficient by the Superintendent/President or designee.

The District and College further reserve the right to add, amend, or repeal any of their rules, regulations, policies, procedures or timelines.

College of the Desert is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, 415.506.0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

43500 Monterey Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260