About Otero College
One of the Finest Community Colleges in the State of Colorado
Founded in 1941, Otero College is located on an attractive 40-acre campus on the southern edge of La Junta, Colorado. Otero College is proud of its reputation as one of the finest community colleges in the State of Colorado. Our students can be found working in many of today's high demand careers, including fast-growing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers. Otero is an accredited Hispanic Serving Institution and provides cutting edge education that offers various two-year degrees, transfer degrees in preparation for four-year bachelor degree programs, and workforce ready certificates.
View the most current Catalog online which provides current and prospective students with a complete list of programs and the courses required to complete specific academic programs.
Welcome to Otero at a Glance. Find out about Otero College; learn about our History, take a video tour before your visit to campus, request information or personal tour of the campus. You will learn about our who we are, the Student Center, Accreditation, and our Social Media.
Meet Dr. Timothy Alvarez Otero College President, the Executive Board and Advisory Council.
A directory to find contact information for faculty and staff.
A single source for all the latest news on campus.
Find out about the Otero campus and community of La Junta; maps, driving directions, facilities, campus safety, campus bookstore, community services including the SCORE Center, Otero Dance, and the Koshare Kiva.
We strive to provide a professional workplace environment that will attract, employ, and retain a highly qualified, diverse, and enthusiastic workforce.
Otero Facts and Policies details the important facts about Otero and lists the policies that serve to ensure the proper operation of the college. All students and staff are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the information at this site including Student Right-to-Know and Academic Policies.
All students and staff are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the information at this site including Campus Security, Discrimination, Harassment & Sexual Misconduct. Information about the online Crime Report and Student or Employee Concern forms are found here.
Access the publications that keep the students, faculty & staff, and the community up-to-date on college related issues, news, and activities.
The Otero College Foundation is a charitable, non-profit corporation dedicated to raising funds for Otero College. The Foundation partners with donors to support and strengthen the College’s role in serving the educational needs of the community.