Community Colleges

With 2.1 million students enrolled, California community colleges make up the largest system of higher education in the nation. Harris & Associates helps these institutions create environments that prepare students for the next phase of higher education or career training.

Since 2000, Harris has made serving educational institutions a core focus of our business. We have provided management oversight for more than $2 billion in K-14 construction projects for public schools, and we have a storied history of managing large-scale, multi-site building programs—including facility and classroom modernization—with minimal disruptions to essential learning.

In addition to exemplary program, construction management, and environmental compliance services, our community college clients also depend on us to provide:

  • Services to assist with meeting DSA readiness requirements,
  • Guidance on meeting high-performing, 21st century learning requirements, and
  • Direction on making facilities operationally sustainable and LEED requirements

Staying on Track

Harris represents the best interests of clients with quality and constructability reviews to help the designer and the college prepare projects to meet DSA requirements. By employing best practices for an operationally sustainable campus, our experts can also help facilities achieve the necessary environmental and permitting compliance as well as LEED certification to meet their operational sustainability goals.

Enriching Campus Assets

Digital literacy, collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving—our multidisciplinary team realizes your vision for technology-rich learning spaces that promote these and other competencies, essential for today's students and tomorrow’s professionals. Students and faculty alike benefit from learning environments that are safe, accessible, functional, and inspiring for years to come.


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