Located in the hills of San Mateo, halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, San Mateo College offers nearly a hundred choices of majors, everything from nursing classes to theater courses. Home of the Bulldogs, CSM students can experience a vibrant campus life to complement its diverse classroom learning. Notable alumni include comedian Dana Carvey, talk show host Merv Griffin, baseball great Keith Hernandez, football analyst John Madden and musician Lindsay Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac fame.
Our convenient Hotel Near San Mateo College
Our charming hotel in Redwood City is centrally located near San Mateo College. Whether you are visiting San Mateo College for a tour, conference or baseball game, you'll be treated to friendly service and spacious accommodations. Amenities at our convenient hotel include a complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi, onsite fitness center and spa, as well as large rooms and suites perfect for unwinding after a day of touring or meetings.
San Mateo College Planetarium
One of the biggest highlights aside from the impressive sports and athletics on the campus of San Mateo College, is the state-of-the-art planetarium. Look for the free "The Sky Tonight" planetarium shows that showcase the night skies from moons to black holes. You can also attend free talks at the college from the San Mateo County Astronomical Society or engage in the Project Star Gaze geared towards children from Kindergarten through 5th grade.
College of San Mateo Farmer's Market
Every Saturday San Mateo College hosts weekly farmer's market. Pick up everything from pumpkin pie drops, to fig vinegar to fresh strawberries, cheeses, Afghani bread and baguettes from local French bakery Brioche. You'll also find fresh flowers, handwoven baskets, blood oranges and a variety of bay area food trucks at this San Mateo College market.