The Redwoods Community College District was formed January 14, 1964, by an election of the people of Humboldt County. A bond issue of $3,600,000 was passed for the initial construction phase of the college.
Instruction began in 1965 and continued into 1967 at Eureka High School. Initially 45 majors were offered, 15 of which were technical-vocational. Over 1,800 students registered at the College in 1965-66.
The founding President/Superintendent, Dr. Eugene J. Portugal, supervised a full-time faculty and administrative staff of 31 with 85 part-time instructors.
Gainful Employment Disclosure for Title IV Certificate Programs
The Office of Postsecondary Education (a division of the U.S. Department of Education) requires all certificate programs that are eligible for Title IV student loans (Federal Stafford Loans) to disclose data on program length, completion rates, and related occupations.
How to Become a Student
Here are the actual steps required to become a College of the Redwoods student.
CR offers a wide variety of scholarships for every type of student.
Campus Photo Tour
Have a look at our beautiful campus, and enjoy our educational settings
Disabled Students Programs and Services
The primary function of the DSPS Office is to accommodate a person's disabling condition and empower that individual to successfully participate in the educational experience at College of the Redwoods.