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Solano Community College

Solano Community College
4000 Suisun Valley Road
Fairfield, CA 94534

Official telephone: (707) 864-7000
Fax number: (707) 864-7175
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Total undergraduates: 9,251
Full-time undergraduates: 2,616
Part-time undergraduates: 5,416
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
0.4% American Indian or Alaskan Native
15.3% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12.9% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
33.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.0% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
24.3% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9.0% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
0.2% Nonresident Alien
3.5% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Campus size: 192 acres
Nearest major city: Sacramento, San Francisco

Institution offers housing: no

Computer equipment is provided in: computer center/lab(s)
Total number of microcomputers available to students: 300
School has a library on campus: yes

Additional services offered:
placement service, health service
Counseling services:
career, psychological
Career placement services:
interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, Job fairs are available to students through the career center.

Student activities:
student newspaper


Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseball  
Men's basketball  
Men's football  
Men's swimming and diving  
Men's water polo  
Women's basketball  
Women's softball  
Women's swimming and diving  
Women's volleyball  
Women's water polo  

Nearest international airport: Sacramento International

Student Clubs

Joining a campus club is a great way to enrich your academic experience at Solano. There are clubs of all types on campus and they change periodically with the change of interests of the student body. These organizations focus on student interests in career options, service and social events, recreation, sports, crafts, politics, and ethnic and/or multicultural diversity. If there isn't a club that suits your needs, you can start a new club.

The following clubs have been active chartered clubs at Solano College:

  • Alpha Gamma Sigma (AGS) Honor Society

  • Asian-Pacific Islander (API) Club

  • Badminton Club

  • Black Student Union (BSU)

  • Campus Crusade for Christ

  • Cosmetology Club

  • Criminal Justice Club

  • Democratic Club

  • Drafting Club

  • Electronics Club

  • Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)

  • German Club

  • Horticulture Club

  • Interior Design Club

  • Judo Club

  • Linux Users Group of Fairfield

  • MESA (Mathematics, Engineering & Science Achievement) Club

  • Nursing Club

  • Parents' Advisory Club

  • Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society

  • Power of Art Club

  • Re-Entry Club

  • Republican Club

  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

  • Sports Medicine Club

  • Tutoring Association

  • Women's Empowerment Council

Announcements of meetings and activities are available from the Student Development Office.

Location:  Room 1409 (Building 1400, Student Center)

Phone:  707-864-7000 ext. 367

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday                     8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bus Schedules and Ride Shares

A limited number of free Ride Share day and evening parking spaces are available for three or more students riding together to the campus.  The day and evening spaces are assigned during the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters on a first-come, first-serve basis each semester.   Carpoolers receive preferential parking in designated campus lots after obtaining the required permit from the Student Development Office

Public transit bus schedules for the communities of Fairfield, Vallejo, Benicia, Vacaville are available in specially marked holders in the Student Development Office Lobby, as well as in the lobby of Building 1400.  Bus fare books are on sale at the campus Bookstore and at the transit office in each city.

A carpool computer match program is available for drivers and riders in each community. 

For bus schedules and route information, you may access the following Web pages:

San Francisco Bay Area Transit Information—provides instant online access to information for Solano County

SolanoLinks Transit Information

Fairfield-Suisun Bus Routes and Services

Vacaville City Coach Bus Routes and Schedules

Benicia Transit

Vallejo Transit

For free information and services concerning all alternative transportation within Napa and Solano counties and surrounding regions, such as personalized match-lists and car/vanpool referrals and formation assistance, you may access:

Solano Commuter Information

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