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Mission and Values

Our Mission

Allan Hancock College provides quality educational opportunities that enhance student learning and the creative, intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of our diverse community.

Graduates stacking their handsVISION STATEMENT

Allan Hancock College will be the recognized leader in student success through excellence in teaching, learning, and services in an environment of mutual respect.

SHARED VALUES

Student Success
Innovation
Mutual Respect
Lifelong Learning
Diversity
Academic Freedom
Shared Governance
Excellence

We at Allan Hancock College express our values in all that we do. Our commitment is to find innovative ways to enhance student achievement and to always put students first. We operate in a culture of mutual respect and lifelong learning, developing relationships among students and employees to enrich our collective appreciation for diverse ideas, thoughts, and experiences. Our culture is supported by a philosophy that shared governance and academic freedom are primary vehicles in promoting excellence in all teaching, learning, and services through open and honest communication.

Equal Access to All 

Nondiscrimination Statement: The Allan Hancock Joint Community College District (“District”) is committed to equal opportunity in employment and all access to institutional programs and activities. The District, and each individual who represents the District, shall provide access to its employment opportunities, services, classes, and programs without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or military and veteran status of any person, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. 

Alternate Media Statement: Allan Hancock College will provide, upon request, alternate translation of its general information documents in large print, Braille, E-text, etc., through our Learning Assistance Program.

Strategic Plan

Like all community colleges, Allan Hancock College faces new challenges and opportunities every day.  To deal effectively with these challenges, and to develop a meaningful road map to guide it over the next years, the college has developed its latest Strategic Plan.

Campus Locations

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Maria Campus

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
1-805-922-6966
Directions to SM Campus
Map of SM Campus

Parking at Hancock Locations

Lompoc Valley Center

Lompoc Valley Center

One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436
1-805-735-3366
Directions to LVC
Map of LVC

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Ynez Valley Center

2975 East Hwy 246 (SYVHS)
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3355
Directions to SYVC
Map of SYVC

Santa Maria Campus

Vandenberg AFB Center
641 Utah Ave, Bldg. 13640, Rm. 216
Vandenberg AFB, CA 93437
1-805-734-3500

Directions to VAFB Center