Moraine Valley Community College || About Us || Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The mission of our college is to educate the whole person in a learning-centered environment, recognizing our responsibilities to one another, to our community, and to the world we share. We value excellence in teaching, learning and service as we maintain sensitivity to our role in a global, multicultural community. We are committed to continuous improvement and dedicated to providing accessible, affordable, and diverse learning opportunities and environments.

The college fulfills its educational mission through:

General Education—Courses and concepts integrated into the curriculum that foster critical thinking and enable informed judgment and decision making

Transfer Programs—Courses in arts, sciences, and business leading to an associate’s degree and fulfilling the first two years of a bachelor’s degree

Career Education—Occupational courses and skill development that respond to industry and community needs and lead to professional credentials, a certificate or an Associate in Applied Science degree

Community Enrichment—Opportunities for residents to engage in lifelong education and cultural enrichment in a learning community

Workforce Development—Partnerships with and customized training for business, government, social, and civic institutions resulting in organizational and economic improvement

Student Development—Programs and services to support and enhance academic, career, and personal growth and success for our diverse student population

Developmental and Enrichment Education—Courses, programs, and services to support and advance academic success leading to high school equivalency, English language proficiency, or entry to college-level courses

Core Values


Service Statement

We promise to provide a student-centered environment and to focus all college staff and resources on student learning, student development, and student success.

Promise Statement

We value the members of our college community and recognize that each individual is entitled to respect, understanding and positive communication. We recognize that Moraine Valley Community College employees are the college's most valuable resources.

In support of the college's strategic directions, we are committed to providing quality service to students, including prospective, currently enrolled and graduates; community residents; fellow staff members; and others who come in contact with the college.

Present ourselves in a professional, courteous manner.
   Greet each person and situation with a positive attitude.
   Address each person and situation in a fair, honest and timely manner.
   Provide each person with the tools and resources necessary to be successful at his or her tasks.
   Maintain the policies, procedures and standards established by the college.

Vision Statement

We envision a world-class college that meets current and emerging community needs for education and training through excellent service and outstanding programs offered in stimulating learning environments.

Summary of College Objectives
Planning Assumptions
Strategic Priorities
Staff Achievements

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