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Our Mission and Vision

Education is a Partnership

TCC makes a firm promise to every student that no matter where you start or what you hope to achieve, we will:

  • Educate you.
  • Support you.
  • Provide you with opportunities.

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Our Mission

 As the community’s college, we create meaningful learning, advance equity, and strengthen student and community success.

Our Vision

We are a premier community college where all students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcomed, appreciated, and valued.
We engage students where they are, leading to equitable opportunities for success in learning, life and work.
We foster vibrant, productive partnerships that benefit our students and strengthen our community.

Our Values 




Equity, Diversity and Inclusion




Read our 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

The 2020-2025 Strategic Plan will be TCC’s guide on how we will forge a strong future for our students and community. It will set the agenda for TCC for the next five years as we build upon six decades of excellence of quality higher education.


How You Know We’re Keeping Our Promise

The TCC faculty identified six learning outcomes for all students who complete their degrees.

Core of Knowledge (COK)
Demonstrate a basic knowledge of each of the distribution areas (Written Communication, Humanities, Quantitative Skills, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences) or, as applicable, specific professional/technical content, and program-level content and apply this knowledge to academic endeavors.

Communication (COM)
Listen, speak, read, and write effectively and use nonverbal and technological means to make connections between self and others.

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (CRT)
Compare, analyze, and evaluate information and ideas to solve problems.

Information & Information Technology (IIT)
Locate, evaluate, retrieve, and ethically use relevant and current information of appropriate authority for academic or, as applicable, specific professional/technical applications.

Intercultural Collaboration & Diversity (ICD)
Demonstrate successful application of an interdependent, diverse, and multicultural worldview through collaborative engagement.

Responsibility & Ethics (RES)
Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes responsible and ethical behavior toward individuals, the community, and the environment.

Program Outcomes

When you finish the curriculum in your chosen program at TCC, you will be able to:

  • Master the central concepts of your areas of study
  • Apply knowledge and skills presented in your courses to occupational, social and personal contexts
  • Understand the purpose and value of general education
  • Integrate knowledge across disciplines.

Annual Report 

Read about our commitment to student success in our Annual Report.