Mission Statement

Our Community.
Our College.
Our Future.

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

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

Excellence • Access • Diversity
Collaboration • Accountability

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.