December 15, 2017

Crafton Hills College Celebrates 39th Respiratory Therapy Class

Crafton Hills College (CHC) graduated its 39th Respiratory Therapy Class on Wednesday, December 13 at 5 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

December 15, 2017

Crafton Hills College Accepting Applications for Spring 2018 Fire Academy

Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa is still accepting applications for its spring 2018 Fire Academy, which begins with a five-day pre-academy program on January 29, 2018.

December 11, 2017

New Class of Emergency Medical Technicians Graduate From CHC

Sixty-five students completed the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate at Crafton Hills College and graduated on Monday, December 11.

December 8, 2017

Crafton Hills College Celebrates 88th Paramedic Class

Crafton Hills College (CHC) graduated its 88th Paramedic Class on Friday, December 8 at 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

November 14, 2017

Crafton Hills College Offers Saturday Counseling Services on December 2 & 9

Crafton Hills College will be offering assessment and advising services on Saturday, December 2 and 9 for people interested in registering for spring semester 2018.

November 14, 2017

Crafton Hills College Opens Spring Registration

Want to improve your skills and salary? Now is the time to apply and register at Crafton Hills College (CHC) in Yucaipa. Spring semester begins January 16 and open registration begins November 17. Applications and registrations are completed online at

November 9, 2017

Allied Health Career Day Scheduled for Nov. 17

Nearly 200 Girl Scouts to Attend Medical and Allied Health Career Day at Crafton Hills College Nov. 17

November 8, 2017

New LEED Gold Certified Building Uses Less Water, Energy

Crafton Hills College strives to be a green campus, and its new Public Safety and Allied Health Building recently received LEED Gold Certification, meaning it was constructed with materials that lower energy costs and water consumption and provide better air quality.

August 25, 2017

CHC Opens Veterans Resource Center

On Friday, August 18, Crafton Hills College celebrated the grand opening of a new veterans resource center dedicated to helping service members, veterans and military families fulfill their dream of earning a college education.

August 16, 2017

Field Trips Highlight Summer Sociology Class

For the summer's third field trip, McKee likes to take students outside, and classes have been to the Edward Dean Museum, UCR Botanic Gardens, Oak Glen, and the Bear Paw Sanctuary.

August 7, 2017

Crafton Hills College Welcomes Students Denied Admission to Csu

Were you denied admission by a Cal State University? Do you want to begin your educational journey this fall? Crafton Hills College is poised to help.

July 17, 2017

CCCC Releases New Strategic Vision

Significant Improvements in Transfer Rates and Job Readiness Skills Highlight New Strategic Vision of the California Community Colleges System

July 12, 2017

Fire Academy Applications due August 15

Crafton is still accepting applications for its fall 2017 Fire Academy, which begins with a cadet orientation on August 22, 2017.

June 22, 2017

Art Enthusiast Accepted into MFA Program

A lifelong dream is now reality for Kalpana Vadnagara. The Redlands resident, who moved to the United States from India, received her degree in math, but always had an appreciation for art. As she started helping her two sons with school projects, she realized she wanted to pursue art in a more meaningful way, and started taking classes at Crafton Hills College.

May 30, 2017

Derrick Rose: Activist, Researcher, Stellar Student, and 2017 President's Awardee

The Derrick Rose that is graduating from Crafton Hills College this semester is a very different person than the Derrick Rose who first walked onto campus two years ago.

May 25, 2017

Saturday Counseling Services Scheduled for June 3

Crafton Hills College will be offering assessment and advising services on Saturday, June 3 for people interested in registering for fall semester 2017. As an incentive to participate, those who complete the process on May 20 will be allowed to register for classes earlier than otherwise offered. As part of the 5-step process to register (1. Application, 2. Orientation, 3. Assessment, 4. Advisement, 5. Registration), assessment and advising are the only two that cannot be completed online. To make those steps more convenient for potential students, Crafton will provide assessment tests and counseling services on Saturday, May 20 beginning at 8 a.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Counseling Office at 909-389-3366. First, students must complete the college application online, found at, and then complete the online orientation using the student ID# received during the application process. This student ID# will also be needed when calling to reserve a spot for Saturday, May 20.

May 16, 2017

New Certificates Target Job Skills And Employability

Crafton Hills College is offering two new skills certificates targeting job skills and employability. The Job Readiness Certificate and Workforce Literacy Certificate are a series of noncredit courses that provide training necessary to be competitive in the job market or to advance in a career, and are being offered as evening/weekend courses. The Job Readiness Certificate comprises four courses encompassing 72 hours: Blueprint for Workplace Success, Blueprint for Customer Service, 30 Ways to Shine as a New Employee, and Job Club. The Workforce Literacy Certificate comprises 6 courses encompassing 225 hours: Blueprint for Workplace Success, Blueprint for Customer Service, 30 Ways to Shine as a New Employee, Workplace Computing, Math Skills for the Workplace, and Reading & Writing for Workplace Communication or Workplace English as a Second Language. Classes start June 12th and finish August 9th, with morning and evening options available to accommodate all schedules. There are two free orientation/registration sessions scheduled: Thursday, June 8 at 5:30 p.m. or Friday, June 9 at 10 a.m. Interested participants should email Devon Werble at for more information, or complete the Participant Information Form.

February 27, 2017

$157 Million Awarded to SBCCD from Spectrum Auction

San Bernardino Community College District announced today that it expects to receive $157 million as a result of its voluntary participation in the Federal Communications Commission’s broadcast incentive auction to free up bandwidth for mobile and wireless providers.

February 15, 2017

Free Tax Preparation

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, sponsored by the Accounting program at Crafton Hills College and the Internal Revenue Service, provides free tax preparation services to individuals and families earning less than $54,000 a year who need assistance in preparing their own returns. VITA volunteers are CHC students who have completed a rigorous IRS-sponsored training and are certified by the IRS to provide basic income tax assistance to qualified individuals, including United States Veterans. Electronic filing is available free of charge.

January 24, 2017

City of Yucaipa Donates Fire Truck to Crafton Hills College

There was no shiny red truck for a photo because of inclement weather, but it didn’t dampen the appreciation from Crafton Hills College when they received a donation of a fire truck from the City of Yucaipa/CAL FIRE on Monday, January 23 at the Yucaipa City Council meeting.

January 20, 2017

Crafton Hills College Offering Credit for Work Experience

Crafton Hills College (CHC) will offer opportunities for work experience credit this semester. If you’re currently working, volunteering or interning, you can receive college credit to help advance you to a degree.

January 6, 2017

Open Sections for Spring

December 16, 2016

Canyon Hall Wins Award for Outstanding Design

Little Diversified Architectural Consultants announced that Crafton Hills College’s Canyon Hall has been selected for publication in Penton’s American School & University® 2016 Architectural Portfolio. The project is featured in the November 2016 edition of the magazine and also online at An annual competition honoring education design excellence, the Architectural Portfolio spotlights projects representing today’s most effective learning environments.