Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

Central Oregon Community College promotes student success and community enrichment by providing quality, accessible, lifelong educational opportunities.

Vision Statement

To achieve student success and community enrichment, COCC fosters student completion of academic goals, prepares students for employment, assists regional employers and promotes equitable achievement for the diverse students and communities we serve.

Core Themes

The Board has adopted four core themes that manifest the essential elements of COCC’s mission. The core themes are:

Transfer and Articulation

Workforce Development

Basic Skills

Lifelong Learning

2018-2023 Strategic plan goals

Student Success

Provide resources and support to facilitate increased student persistence and educational goal achievement.

Student Experience

Provide core academic offerings and student support at all campuses and online.

Community Enrichment

Engage as a collaborative and contributing partner with the community.

Institutional Efficiency

Strengthen systems, policies and procedures to create more proactive, responsive and effective internal processes.

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