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Lompoc Valley Center (LVC)

LVC Services

If you are unable to access student services virtually, in-person services are available at the Lompoc Valley Center. If you need to come to campus to receive services, please contact the department you wish to visit ahead of time. 

If you need to come to campus for in-person student services, please wear a mask, observe proper social distancing, and carefully read and follow all signage posted on campus to protect the health and safety of students, AHC staff, and yourself.


Lompoc Valley Center provides the following support services:

Admissions and Records
Cashier Services
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
Food Share Because We Care                                              

Financial Aid
Health Services
Learning Assistance Program (LAP)
Library Resources
Tutoring Assistance

Programs of Study

In addition to general education courses, different degree, certificate, academy, and training programs can be completed entirely at the Lompoc Valley Center.

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Lompoc Valley Center Degrees

  • Administration of Justice (A.S.)
  • Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer (AS-T)
  • Business Administration (A.A.)
  • Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer (AS-T)
  • Associate in Arts in Communication Studies for Transfer (AA-T)*
  • Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T)^
  • Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities (A.A., transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities (A.A., non-transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Math & Science (A.A., transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Math & Science (A.A., non-transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Social & Behavioral Sciences (A.A., transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Social & Behavioral Sciences (A.A., non-transfer option)
  • Associate in Arts in Political Science for Transfer (AA-T)^
  • Psychology (A.A.)
  • Social Science (A.A.)
  • Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer (AA-T)^
  • Speech Communication (A.A.)*

^pending department approval
*online courses may be required

Public Safety Degrees & Certificates

  • Emergency Medical Services (AS & Certificate)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Certificate)
  • Emergency Medical Services Academy (Certificate)
  • Emergency Medical Technician 1 (Basic) (Certificate)
  • EMT1 (Basic) Refresher (Certificate)
  • First Responder Update (Certificate)
  • Paramedic Training (Certificate)
  • Environmental Health & Safety (AS & Certificate)
  • Environmental Health & Safety Technician (Certificate)
  • Hazardous Materials General Site Worker (Certificate)
  • HAZWOPER Refresher 8-Hour (Certificate)
  • Fire Technology (AS & Certificate)
  • Firefighter Academy (Certificate)
  • Law Enforcement Training/Academy (Certificate)
  • Wildland Firefighting: Logistics, Finance, Planning (AS & Certificate)
  • Operations (AS & Certificate)
  • Prevention, Investigation, Prescribed Burning (AS & Certificate)

CSU and IGETC Certification

  • CSU General Education Requirements
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)

Public Safety Training Complex

The Public Safety Training Complex is one of Allan Hancock College’s most prestigious Measure I-funded projects. It promises to change the future of public safety training in the region and across the state. The $37.9 million facility houses the college’s police, fire, emergency medical services, and environmental technology programs. The state-of-the-art complex includes a six-story fire tower, one-mile Emergency Vehicle Operations course, a ‘scenario’ village, shooting range, fitness track, obstacle course and much more.


Schedule a tour for the Lompoc Valley Center, including the Public Safety Training Complex. 

Campus Locations

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Maria Campus

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Virtual Tour of SM Campus
Map of SM Campus

Parking at Hancock Locations

Lompoc Valley Center

Lompoc Valley Center

One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436
Virtual Tour of LVC and PSTC
Map of LVC

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Ynez Valley Center

2975 East Hwy 246 (SYVHS)
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3355
Virtual Tour of SYVC
Map of SYVC

Santa Maria Campus

Vandenberg SFB Center
641 Utah Ave, Bldg. 13640, Rm. 216
Vandenberg Space Force Base, CA 93437, 1-805-734-3500

Virtual Tour of VSFB Center