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Mission Statement


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Los Angeles Valley College serves as our students’ pathway to their success and career goals.  We embrace the diversity of our community and strive to empower all members to be engaged, confident, and productive. Our comprehensive curriculum and support services enrich learning and inspire our students to achieve their personal goals, including completion of certificates, degrees, and transfer requirements.  We are dedicated to providing continuing education, and enhancing personal development and quality of life.


Respect, Diversity, Openness, and Support

Los Angeles Valley College is a respectful and supportive community, open to all learners. We recognize diversity by offering extensive resources and pathways within a vibrant and evolving campus. Our focus on equity and inclusion will ensure our disproportionately impacted students are served.

Student Growth through Innovative Teaching and Learning

The college creates a learning-centered environment that offers a broad range of academic pathways and services in an atmosphere of academic freedom and collaboration responsive to students, faculty, staff, and community. The College proactively guides, helps navigate, and supports students’ growth to fulfill their educational goals through innovative teaching and learning.

Resourcefulness and Environmental Stewardship

The college strives to be effective stewards of our physical, technological, and financial resources to maximize institutional effectiveness. The college fosters sustainability and pride in our vibrant and evolving campus.


Approved by the LACCD Board of Trustees on September 2, 2020.