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Mission | Vision | Values

Mission Statement

Barstow Community College is an accredited, open access institution of higher learning committed to providing our students, community, and military population with the educational tools to achieve personal goals and professional growth. To accomplish this, the college offers traditional and distance education courses, programs, and pathways designed to enhance student success, leadership development, and career/workforce opportunities, enabling all in the community to thrive in a changing global society.

Board Approved: February 15, 2017



Empowering Students to Achieve Their Personal Best Through Excellence in Education.

Board Approved: December 14, 2011



C - Communicating consistently with others respectfully and professionally; 
A - Accountability to our stakeholders as demonstrated through integrity and ethical behavior; 
R - Reaching balance in the full appreciation for the institution as a whole; 
E - Embracing a breadth and depth of perspectives; 
S - Supporting our students and each other as we serve the educational needs of the community.

Board Approved: November 20, 2013