College Mission

College Mission

Vision Statement

Del Mar College will be the premier choice for life-changing educational opportunities, provided by responsive, innovative faculty and staff who empower students to improve local and global communities.

Mission Statement

Del Mar College is a multi-campus community college providing access to affordable degree and certificate programs, customized workforce development, and continuing education opportunities for the successful educational advancement and lifelong learning needs of our communities.

Core Values

  • Student Learning and Success: Ensuring students gain the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience to achieve their goals of graduation, transfer, and/or personal enrichment
  • Excellence in Instruction: Developing and delivering exceptional instruction that is tailored to a diverse student population.
  • Access: Providing opportunities to all persons who wish to participate and succeed in higher education through traditional and distance delivery formats.
  • Integrity: Demonstrating honesty, transparency, and clear communication with our stakeholders, our community, and with each other.
  • Accountability:Demonstrating responsible and ethical stewardship of the resources entrusted to us by our community.
  • Innovation: Dedicating attention to new ideas that lead to higher levels of achievement for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Committing to a diverse and inclusive community that values, celebrates and learns from our differences and in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Approved by the Del Mar College Board of Regents
September 10, 2019

Page last updated October 15, 2019.