Welcome to the Committee on Higher Education

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are university, state university, and community college systems, postsecondary education, and student financial aid.

The Higher Education Committee is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 173 and the phone number is (916) 319-3960.

Assembly Member Jose Medina

Assembly Member Jose Medina,
Chair of the Higher Education Committee

Assembly Member Steven S. Choi, Ph.D.

Assembly Member Steven S. Choi, Ph.D.,
Vice Chair of the Higher Education Committee

For information on how to submit a position letter please see the  Advocacy Quick Reference Guide
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Important COVID-19 Information

The public will have the ability to participate in committee hearings by offering comment in the following ways:

  • The Capitol will be open for attendance of this hearing; however, due to guidance on physical distancing, seating for the hearings will be minimal for the press and public. In-person attendance is not recommended. All are encouraged to watch the hearings from their livestream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.
  • Remote Testimony Station location:
    • Sacramento – State Capitol Park - North steps
  • Written testimony before the hearing via the position letter portal. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

Committee Room

Contact Information

Assembly Higher Education Committee
1020 N Street, Room 173
Sacramento, California 95814
916.319.3960 phone
916.319.3961 fax
Members & Staff

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