Campus Facilities and Learning Resources
Adaptive PE/Fitness Center
The Adapted Physical Education Center is the home of the Fitness Center. It is located between the main gymnasium and tennis courts. This facility offers exercise and fitness programs for students, Citrus College employees and community members.
The center features cardiovascular training machines and weight machines also modified to accommodate persons with disabilities. These machines include treadmills, flexacisers, stationary and recumbent bicycles, arm ergometers and stand aids. Individual progress is monitored by checking blood pressure (if needed), strength, endurance and flexibility.
The Adapted Physical Education Program is also conducted at the Adapted PE facility. Students with physical limitations can participate in this exercise and health-related physical fitness program, which includes adapted physical education courses and adapted aquatics.
The Aquatic Center is the home of the water polo and swim teams, and is sometimes selected as the site for regional championship events. The Adapted Aquatics program and several other kinesiology credit classes are also conducted at the Aquatic Center facility.
The Aquatic Center houses a therapy pool that is utilized by the athletic training staff to help treat injured athletes. Sometimes the Aquatic Center is chosen as a location for television and movie shoots.
The Art Gallery is located in VA 120 in the new Visual Arts (VA) building and features year-round exhibits by students, faculty and staff.
Citrus College’s athletics facilities are among the best in Southern California. The 10,000-seat football, soccer and track stadium includes an all-weather track, a field turf playing surface and a turf practice field. Citrus College athletes have the advantage of premium practice facilities: one weight training room, a double-circuit (64-station) fitness center, two equipment rooms and two athletic training rooms.
The campus’ athletic facilities also feature a two-story Field House, baseball field, softball complex, and the Citrus College Gymnasium and offices.
The Field House provides facilities to support football, baseball, soccer and cross country teams. The two-story building includes locker rooms, offices, equipment storage, and restrooms. The softball complex has two softball fields both with artificial turf in the outfield, dirt infields and state-of-the-art scoreboards.
The Campus Center, located on the first floor of the ED building, is maintained by the Associated Students of Citrus College and provides a space to congregate for students and the college community. A Campus Center host is on duty in the lounge area ensuring that the facility is used in accordance with district policies. For their safety, children visiting the Campus Center must be accompanied by an adult.
The Cashier’s Office is located in the Student Services Building, room SS 124, and the Bursar’s office is located in the Administration Building, room AD 203. Students are able to pay registration fees online through WingSpan or by cash, check, money order or travelers check at the Cashier’s Office. Associated Student (ASCC) stickers can be picked up at this location. Payroll paychecks are distributed from this location.
The Bursar and Accounts Receivable Offices process refunds and replacement warrants for financial aid and fee refunds. Refunds are processed automatically 45 days after the first week of class and mailed to the address listed in WingSpan. Once approved, an affidavit must be completed at the Bursar’s Office.
Holds are placed on student accounts by the Bursar’s Office for outstanding obligations such as library fines, credit card charge backs and other financial or non-financial responsibilities. Outstanding debts and library fines for lost books can also be paid online using Wingspan.
The Bursar’s Office submits outstanding student obligations to the State of California for collection. Outstanding obligations are subject to a 33% fee.
Parking permits are purchased and issued at The Permit Store. Students must pay registration fees in full prior to receiving access to The Permit Store.
The College Success Program provides educational opportunities for students to improve their reading, writing, math and communication skills. The program, which is designed with student success in mind, is comprised of the following components:
- College Success Centers offer tutoring, access to learning software, grammar clinics, and free workshops on study skills and test taking.
- College Success Counselors are available to assist students with class selection, educational plans, and access to collegewide services.
- Early Alert Workshops help students develop important learning and study skills to achieve student success. Free workshops are offered in the fall and spring semesters.
- Learning Communities comprised of two or more “linked” classes, create a community of instructors and students, providing more support for student success.
Golf Driving Range
The Range At Citrus features two hitting surfaces, natural grass and mats, eight target greens, a sand trap, 29 stations, a chipping area and a 2,500 sq. ft. putting green. This golf practice center, which is open to the public, offers lessons from a PGA professional instructor, two Golf Professionals, and from Citrus College instructors. The well-lighted golf driving range is open seven days a week. A well-stocked pro shop and snack bar provide added convenience. We also offer gift certificates. Please contact The Range for hours of operation, (626) 914-8688. The Range At Citrus is located at the southwest portion of the campus near the baseball field, with entrance from Citrus Avenue. Designated parking for golfers is available in front of The Range.
Robert D. Haugh Performing Arts Center
Since 1971, the Robert D. Haugh Performing Arts Center has provided cultural and educational entertainment to the community. The 1,400-seat theatre offers a variety of programs from all of the performing arts disciplines.
The “Haugh Presents” series includes a wide range of entertainment such as Quebec Circus artists Flip Fabrique in “Catch Me”, a tribute to the music sung by Disney’s princesses starring Laura Osnes, from Broadway’s “Cinderella”, The Mid-Town Men featuring the original “Jersey Boys” stars, and the “Shadow Dance” company, Catapult. We will also have cultural events like “An Evening of Gershwin Big Band”, and the Ten Tenors from Australia, and the all-male dance company from Argentina, Che Malambo. Theatre productions include Jane Austin’s “Sense and Sensibility” by Aquila Theatre, “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”, and the one woman show “Tea for Three” about Lady Bird, Pat Nixon, and Betty Ford. In addition to the Grand Slam package, Choose Your Own packages are available at a discount. Other shows are in the work; for the most up to date event listing, visit the Haugh's website. Get half price tickets with a valid ASCC sticker.
Visual & Performing Arts Department Productions
The vocal music department, including the renowned Citrus Singers, present two major productions each year, including the popular holiday extravaganza “Christmas Is…”. The spring show features different genres of music such as Broadway, the Great American Songbook, or Movie Music Classics.
The annual “Battle of the Big Bands” features Citrus College’s Blue Note Orchestra and neighboring Azusa Pacific University’s Jazz Ensemble as they join forces on one stage in a back and forth duel that features jazz, swing, and favorite standards.
Sierra Wind Symphony and the Concert Choir perform popular film music in their annual “A Night of Music From Film.”
The Citrus Music Theatre Workshop presents fully staged Broadway musicals with spectacular scenery and costumes such as “Spring Awakening,” and “Beauty and the Beast.”
The Dance Department presents two annual concerts in the Haugh Performing Arts Center, featuring both student and faculty choreography.
Spring brings several student music events including the Spring Choral Concert, Women’s Ensemble’s Pop Show, and Pop Rock Ensemble’s concert.
The Theatre Department presents multiple productions each year in the Citrus Little Theatre including student-produced and directed productions.
The Learning Center provides instructional support services across the curriculum including Tutorial Services, the College Success Center, Writing Center, ESL Lab, and Testing Center. The Learning Center is open to all Citrus College students with a Citrus ID card. Check the website for schedules and activities.
College Success Center
The College Success Center is open to all Citrus students with a Citrus ID card seeking academic support and to ENGL 098 students who need to complete their required lab hours. The Center offers scheduled workshops on a variety of topics to support student success. Check the website for hours of operation and scheduled workshops.
The ESL Lab is an interactive language learning center that promotes cross-cultural education to Citrus students who need to complete their required lab hours. The lab offers a variety of activities to help improve English skills including grammar DLAs, vocabulary building games, reading exercises, peer-facilitated study groups, and conversation groups. Check website for hours of operation.
The Testing Center provides administration and proctoring for exams in the following locations:
SS 103: New Student Assessment testing for English, ESL, and Math placement. This test is administered through a computerized “smart” placement test to determine students’ initial placement into English, ESL, and math courses. Most assessments are done in block sessions followed by a counseling orientation session. Check website for the current schedule of New Student Assessment/Orientation sessions.
ED 215: Adapted testing for Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSP&S) students who require accommodations due to disabilities or other circumstances may arrange to take their exams through Adapted Testing. Typical accommodations provided by Adapted Testing include extended time, large print, distraction-reduced exam space and adapted computer equipment. Check the website for hours of operation.
IS 107: Distance Education exams, referrals for the chemistry diagnostic, Assessment test, and referrals to retake any portion of the Assessment test. Check the website for hours of operation.
The Writing Center
The Writing Center provides assistance to all Citrus students requesting English and ESL tutoring, as well as students seeking help with essays, research papers, lab reports, or any other writing assignment. The Writing Center services also include assistance with reading comprehension and strategies for note taking. Consultations by trained staff provide drop-in, one-on-one writing consultations, and scheduled appointments by special arrangement. The Writing Center also offers lectures and specialty workshops covering a variety of topics. A Citrus ID card is required. Check website for hours of operation.
Tutorial Services, a College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) Level II Certification center, provides tutoring on a drop-in basis in most subjects by trained staff free of charge. See Tutorial website for subjects offered. Students interested in working with a tutor must sign up for the service and a Citrus ID card is required. Check website for hours of operation.
The Floyd S. Hayden Memorial Library/Learning Resource Center provides high quality, relevant information resources and services to Citrus College's demographically diverse community to support student success.
The Hayden Memorial is a two-story, 33,000 square-foot facility containing approximately 46,000 print books, 24,000 ebooks, 66 print periodical subscriptions, over 1,500 textbooks on reserve, 1,600 physical and 49,000 digital/electronic multimedia. The library also subscribes to over forty internet-based article and streaming media databases which are searchable on or off campus. The library catalog can be accessed online through the library’s home page.
Library facilities feature individual seating for over 500, six multi-media rooms, 12 group study rooms, 106 public computers, including library catalog computers (including one that is wheelchair accessible), and an orientation classroom with 40 computers. Adaptive technology is available to visually impaired students including adapted keyboards, JAWS, and Kurzweil 3000 software. A videophone is also available to hearing impaired students. Five copiers and a color copier are available in the Copy Room and black and white, color printing and several scanners are also available in the library. Students are invited to explore the library's many resources and services, to become acquainted with the staff, and to use the library as a pleasant place to study and relax.
The library staff assists students with their research for term papers, speeches and personal information needs. The library staff includes two full-time faculty librarians, six adjunct faculty librarians, and 12 classified staff members including Library Media Technicians I, II & III, Library Media Assistants, a Reference Technician and an Audiovisual Media Assistant. The library also employs student workers.
Faculty librarians collaborate with faculty to customize information competency instruction for specific courses and assignments conducted in LI 118 and online via CCCConfer. Library reference staff assist students with research for class assignments through one-on-one instruction in person, by phone, e-mail, text message and online chat. Librarians are also available for one-on-one consultations with all students, including those with special needs.
STEM majors and students interested in and/or taking courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics have access to a wide variety of support and enrichment services and activities, including:
Drop-in tutoring is available to all math students in the Math Success Center. Current math textbooks are available for use. Study groups are welcome.
Attend twice weekly out-of-class review sessions to ensure your success in targeted math and science courses. Learn course content and effective study strategies.
Peer facilitated study groups are available for calculus, physics and chemistry. Groups are open to all students. Complete homework and get your questions answered.
For current hours for all of the above, visit the STEM website.
Summer Research Experience:
STEM students learn and earn during 8- to 10-week summer research experiences at local universities and research institutions. Applications are available on the STEM website and are accepted December through mid-February. Check website for additional information.
STEM TRiO Student Support Services
The STEM TRiO Student Support Services project at Citrus College strives to empower qualifying STEM and Health Sciences students to achieve their personal, educational and career goals by providing support systems, resources, and services that promote retention and completion. Participants receive personalized mentoring, math tutoring, book loans, and financial aid assistance and planning. TRiO staff support participants’ individual transfer and career development interests. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bridge to the Geosciences
Discover how your STEM major and individual interests relate to the geosciences and how they translate into exciting careers through participation in the NSF-funded Bridge to the Geosciences project. Participants will explore a variety of subfields of the geosciences through travel to local and national institutions and research facilities including the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Wrigley Marine Science Center (Catalina Island), and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (Boulder, CO). Contact Marianne Smith, Ph.D. at email@example.com for additional information.
Student Email and Student Computer Labs
The Dan Angel Data Processing Center houses the college’s main computer laboratory (IS 107). The computer laboratory has a variety of computers, printers, and software available to Citrus College students who need computing resources to complete their class projects and assignments. Additionally, computers are available for student use in the Hayden Memorial Library.
Citrus College provides each student with an e-mail account. All students are to use their Citrus College e-mail account, as this is the e-mail address where all college information will be sent and where students can access the waitlist information. Visit the Student Email webpage for more information.
Citrus College students have the opportunity to study abroad through Citrus College and the Southern California Foothills Consortium.
Semester-length programs are offered in London, England (fall) and Salamanca or Barcelona, Spain (spring). Students may study in Italy or Costa Rica (winter).
Courses are taught by Citrus College faculty and/or faculty from the Consortium member colleges. Most courses are CSU/UC transferable and meet general education requirements.
See Study Abroad page for more information.