About Our Campuses
Kentfield CAMPUS (KTD)
Established in 1926 as Marin Junior College, the Kentfield Campus was founded on the 13-acre site of the Butler estate with an enrollment of 87 students. The Kentfield Campus has grown to meet the community’s need of providing high-caliber educational opportunities for students of all ages and from all walks of life. State-of-the-art facilities for STEM majors, fine and performing artists, early childhood education, kinesiology, and general education classes draw students from all over the Bay Area. Student clubs and organizations reflect a wide diversity of interests and focuses for student activity, involvement, and development. Students at College of Marin have the opportunity to join existing clubs or create new clubs in order to explore a particular area of interest beyond the classroom, and hands-on experience for gaining interpersonal and professional skills. Approximately 13,000 students enroll annually in the College's many outstanding credit/noncredit and community education classes.
Indian Valley Campus (IVC)
In 1971, the Board of Trustees established the second college of the district and named the new institution Indian Valley College. The College operated in temporary facilities at Hamilton Air Force Base and at the Pacheco School while new facilities were under construction. Indian Valley College's first associate degrees were awarded in 1972 and the new campus opened in the fall of 1975. In 1985, the two colleges merged and are now known as College of Marin. Over the years the Novato campus has evolved to become a vital educational and community resource. Currently at IVC, 17 different career technical education programs such as auto technology, court reporting, dental assisting, and multimedia studies, as well as transferrable general education classes are offered. IVC is also the site of the Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden, a rich collaborative program with the Conservation Corps North Bay, the UC Cooperative Extension, and the Cultural Conservancy. In addition, each year thousands of swimmers from all over Marin County and beyond take advantage of the Olympic-sized pool at IVC.