HLC Self Study
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Criterion 1: Mission and Integrity

Estrella Mountain Community College operates with integrity to ensure the fulfillment of its mission through structures and processes that involve the board, administration, faculty, staff, and students.

A focus on learning is a hallmark of Estrella Mountain Community College’s vision, mission, core values and governance structures. The College takes great care to ensure the inclusion of constituency group participation and feedback in all institutional processes. A newly revised vision, mission and core values enable Estrella Mountain to be responsive to and reflective of the diverse communities it serves. The vision, mission and core values reinforce to the community that Estrella Mountain is an institution of higher learning deeply committed to helping students achieve their educational and workforce goals.