San Jac celebrates 60 years of service

San Jacinto College has been a pillar in east Harris County since 1961. This year, the College will celebrate its 60th anniversary.

60th anniversary
Happy 60th, San Jac! 

The College began in a rented storefront in downtown Pasadena. By the end of the first week, the College had 876 students.

Today, San Jacinto College boasts an enrollment of more than 42,000 credit and non-credit students each year. The diverse student body attends classes on five campuses and online, and training is provided at several extension centers throughout the district.

As San Jac prepares for its year-long celebration, the College invites you to share your San Jac story. Whether you are a former student, an alum, a parent, or family member impacted by San Jac or a business partner, the College wants to hear from you!

Visit to submit your San Jac story and to learn more about the history of San Jacinto College.