The athletic department of the college fields many men's and women's athletic teams including baseball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and water polo. The sports teams of Grossmont are nicknamed the Griffins. 'The Summit' is the newspaper for Grossmont College. It also has a radio station known as KGFN.
The student body of Grossmont College has an impressive number of international students. Grossmont College is home to various student clubs and organizations including the international club, Native American student alliance (NASA), and fellowship of Christian athletes, to name a few.
In addition to preparing thousands of students for four-year universities, Grossmont is also home to Grossmont Middle College High School, where selected high school students can receive both high school and college credit for taking courses on campus.
The commitment of the college administration to provide a quality education to any person seeking it has created a unique dynamic in this college. Programs have been designed specifically to assist and encourage students who may have difficulty in any other college environment. Coursework is designed so that students can be tutored during class and many of the classes have an interpreter in the classroom for the students.
In addition, the school offers many services to its students, including career services, health services, a child development center for both family of staff and students, student employment services, disability services, and a library open nearly six days a week with many resources such as periodicals, eBooks, and tutorials.
The child development center is unique because it is a training facility for the California Department of Education Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers and is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
An individual who is changing careers or must enter the workforce will find that Grossmont College offers programs that are specifically designed to meet their needs. The college has dedicated itself to making sure that the needs of the community, business, industry, and students are met. To this end there have been many programs designed and created at Grossmont College that are not available through any other Community College.