A number of districtwide operations are centralized for efficiency, allowing the campuses
to concentrate on instruction and student-oriented activities. Among the functions
housed at the district's Charles W. Patrick headquarters in Mission Valley are employment,
payroll, benefits, purchasing, general accounting and budget, architect, maintenance,
student records, telecommunications, computer systems, college catalogs and class
Centralized but located elsewhere are the college police, inventory, warehouse and
See a more complete list of central functions, as well as information on the district's
top management, on the Chancellor's Cabinet
page. Central Departments:
- College Police: Who's who, employment, crime statistics, crime prevention, community policing, bike
team, parking and maps, rules and laws, and much more.
- Instructional Services: curriculum, college catalogs, articulation, university transfer, sabbatical leaves.