Mission Statement

Our Community.
Our College.
Our Future.

Vision
Dutchess Community College aspires to be an innovative, transformative community of
learners that promotes exemplary student success.

Mission
Dutchess Community College offers educational opportunities that prepare individuals to realize their full potential and contribute to a diverse and global society.

Values
Excellence • Access • Diversity
Collaboration • Accountability

Goals
1. Increase student success.
2. Embrace diversity as an integral part of our institutional identity.
3. Promote collaborative campus culture.
4. Enhance institutional effectiveness through integration of assessment, planning and
resource allocation.
5. Contribute to the vitality of the region through community engagement.