Discover How College of the Desert is Helping Students Create Their Tomorrow!

Our newly released 2019-2020 Annual Report highlights the College’s student success initiatives, from critical workforce development pathways to our award-winning EDGE/plEDGE programs that provide ongoing financial and academic support.

You can read about the College’s commitment to quality, affordable higher education, details of campus expansion plans to better serve residents across the entire Coachella Valley, and gain an appreciation for our programs, services and initiatives through stories about our students and donors.

We hope you enjoy learning about what College of the Desert is doing to promote higher education in the region and prepare the workforce of the future.

Welcome to the 2021 College of the Desert

STATE of the College

If you were unable to attend the State of the College event in March, the video is still available online.

The annual presentation, held virtually due to COVID-19 precautions, was hosted by President Emeritus Joel L. Kinnamon, Ed.D.


College of the Desert
43-500 Monterey Ave.
Palm Desert, CA 92260