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SJVC Mission

Our Mission Statement

San Joaquin Valley College prepares graduates for professional success by offering Baccalaureate and Associate of Science Degrees and Certificates of Completion in business, medical and technical career fields. The College serves a diverse student population with a common interest in professional development through career-focused higher education. The College is committed to student development through the achievement of measurable learning outcomes, emphasizing a balance of hands-on training and academic instruction. The College identifies and responds to the educational and employment needs of the communities it serves. The College is committed to the success of every student.

Approved by the Board of Governors, July 2008
Revised May 2017

Our Core Values

The College Community is committed to the personal, academic and professional success of its students, employees and graduates by providing high-quality education programs, instruction, professional development opportunities, support services and guidance.

The College Community expects personal and professional integrity in the fulfillment of its mission.

The College Community sets excellence as a standard in all areas of operation.

The College Community celebrates and embraces diversity, emphasizing inclusion and open dialogue.

Community Involvement
The College Community encourages and supports student and employee involvement in their respective communities to mutually enhance civic, personal and intellectual development.

Lifelong Learning
The College Community fosters an environment where students and employees actively pursue lifelong learning.