Victor Valley Community College uplifts the diverse communities we teach and serve by promoting educational excellence, enhancing local prosperity, and ensuring environmental leadership.
As a student-centered learning organization, we will uphold the following core values:
- Excellence - providing superior service and educational learning opportunities
- Integrity - guiding the college's actions with an internally consistent framework of principles
- Accessibility - facilitating access to the college's programs from other locations
- Diversity - valuing different points of view and contributions of all
- Collaboration - encouraging recursive interaction of knowledge experience and mutual learning of people who are working together toward a common creative goal
- Innovation - providing creative approaches to learning problem solving and growth
The mission of Victor Valley Community College is to:
- Cultivate intellectual growth, social responsibility, environmental stewardship, cultural enrichment, and economic development.
- Create exceptional and accessible lifelong learning opportunities that afford students within our expanding communities the attainment of knowledge and skills necessary for success in the global economy.
- Embrace difference in our communities by integrating their wealth of multicultural knowledge and wisdom into a cohesive and resourceful learning environment for all.
- Inspire innovative teaching and service with imaginative uses of collaboration and technology, fostering vibrant programs that are measurably effective in addressing student learning and community needs.
- Empower each student to learn by modeling academic integrity, democratic citizenship, and meaningful contribution to society.
The goals of Victor Valley Community College are to:
- Fiscal Stability . The College's financial resources will remain sufficient to support quality programs and services, and the ongoing improvement of all college operations.
- Student Success . The College's courses, programs, and support services advance student success.
- Accreditation Recommendations . All recommendations from the ACCJC will be fully addressed to reaffirm and maintain the College's accreditation status.
- Image . The College's reputation among High Desert residents will be that of a quality institution of higher education.
Welcome to the Spring 2014 Semester of Victor Valley College. The spring always brings new life to the Desert, and Victor Valley College is no exception. On February 3 rd , 2014, we will be beginning our Spring Semester. Over 20,000 students will be attending either in person or on-line. The Administration, Faculty and Staff are here to ensure that you receive the education that you need to pursue your chosen dreams. While at Victor Valley College you may participate in personal enrichment, artistic and cultural events, athletic programs, and student leadership activities. Victor Valley College is your community college. We seek to be an integral part of your personal and professional development.
In February, the College will find out about its accreditation status. No matter how the Accrediting Commission decides, Victor Valley College will remain accredited. This means that student's grades will transfer, students will continue to be eligible for Title IV grants, and employers will continue to recognize the values of a Victor Valley College Education.
Victor Valley College offers many advantages and benefits to serious minded students. You will experience a unique and positive learning environment. Very few colleges can rival our library, student activities center, and up-to-date learning laboratories. Should you need financial assistance, you will find a link to financial aid on the home page of this website. Victor Valley College also offers tutoring and study skills labs to assist you in your educational endeavors.
The faculty, Staff and Administrators of Victor Valley College wish you all the success in the world in completing your academic and vocational endeavors. Your success is our success!
VVC is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at www.accjc.org.