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Mission and Strategic Focus


Metropolitan Community College's mission is to deliver relevant, student-centered education to a diverse community of learners.


  • Path Forward: Plan and execute on Path Forward and student success initiatives to remove barriers and help all students persist to completion.
    • Provide accessible, seamless, and comprehensive academic and pathway support for students 
    • Streamline and simplify student onboarding processes 
    • Implement a comprehensive career exploration system 
    • Establish targeted, effective recruitment strategice 
    • Further develop the Academic Focus Area framework. 
  • Partnerships and Programs: Engage the community, students, faculty and staff through strong and sustainable partnerships, programs and growth opportunities.
    • Build capacity to plan, implement, and evaluate new programs to respond to emerging community needs 
    • Partner with community stakeholders to establish relevant, dynamic connections for students, faculty, staff, and community members 
    • Develop strategies and resources to meet workforce needs in the four-county area.  
  • Operational Excellence: Focus on internal operations and infrastructure to support the success of students, faculty, and staff.
    • Revitalize and modernize business systems, infrastructure, and processes
    • Invest in personnel and human resources
    • Increase staff and faculty engagement and connection to MCC and the mission 
  • Future Stability and Growth: Plan for future stability and growth to ensure the institution fulfills its mission to the students and the community.
    • Develop infrastructure that will strengthen operations and ensure future stability
    • Execute on Long Range Facilities Plan year on objectives
    • Concentrate expenditures on planned maintenance and renovation of campuses and facilities.
Click here for a one-page summary of MCC's FY 2023-24 Mission Achievement Plan Priorities. 
Click here to view more information about Campus Planning and to view MCC’s Facilities Long-Range Plan.