Palomar College Learning For Success

Information for Interview Candidates

For a campus map, click here.

Most major airlines have operations at San Diego International Airport-Lindbergh Field (SAN), located in downtown San Diego, which is the largest airport in the county. A small local airport, McClellan-Palomar Airport (CRQ/CLD), is located in the city of Carlsbad, a 15-25 minute drive from the College. United Express operates flights through this airport between Los Angeles (LAX) and Carlsbad.

Click here for a list of local hotels in San Marcos and nearby cities. Please note that this information is provided for your convenience only, and Palomar College neither endorses nor recommends any particular hotel listed. Room rates, discounts, and amenities listed are subject to change and may not reflect the most current information.

Public transportation Inland North County's commuter train, the Sprinter, has a station directly across the street from main entrance to the main campus. The Coaster, the commuter train that serves coastal cities in the county, connects with the Sprinter at the Oceanside station. A bus station for North County Transit District buses is also located at the main entrance to the College. Click here to visit the North County Transit District's website for schedules and additional information. If you are using public transportation, please ensure that your transportation schedule will allow you to arrive earlier than the time of your appointment.

Palomar College is unable to reimburse candidates for interview expenses with the following exception: the District may reimburse second-level finalists for full-time faculty and director-level and above administrator positions who live greater than 150 miles from the College for eligible travel expenses. If you are selected as a finalist for one of these types of positions and are eligible for travel reimbursement, Human Resource Services will notify you of your eligibility at the time that your second-level interview is scheduled, and we will explain what expenses we can reimburse and what documentation is required for reimbursement.

For a virtual tour of the District, visit the following websites:;;; and

scroll to top