Mission

College of the Mainland is a learning-centered, comprehensive community college dedicated to student success and the intellectual and economic enrichment of the diverse communities we serve.

Vision

College of the Mainland will be a valued and vital community partner by enriching our community and preparing our students to thrive in a diverse, dynamic and global environment.

Values

  • Student Success and Academic Excellence
  • Continuous Improvement and Accountability
  • Mutual Respect and Civility
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness
  • Innovation and Adaptability
  • Campus and Community Collaboration

COM Strategic Goals (2014-2017)

  1. College of the Mainland will develop processes and procedures to ensure that students have a successful start to their college experience. 
  2. College of the Mainland will eliminate obstacles from the student’s pathway as they proceed on their academic journey.   
  3. College of the Mainland will enhance student engagement, keeping the students interested in staying on course.   
  4. College of the Mainland will provide high-quality instruction and instructional support services.
  5. College of the Mainland will provide services/processes that enhance the integrity/safety/quality of the institution (including physical facilities) and that enhance the quality of the faculty and staff.    
  6. College of the Mainland will provide services/processes that connect the College to the community in a mutually growth-enhancing cycle.