Valencia College is a premier learning college that transforms lives, strengthens community, and inspires individuals to excellence.


Learning by committing to Valencia's core competencies - Think, Value, Communicate, and Act - and the potential of each person to learn at the highest levels of achievement for personal and professional success.

People by creating a caring, inclusive and safe environment that inspires all people to achieve their goals, share their success and encourage others.

Diversity by fostering the understanding it builds in learning relations and appreciating the dimensions it adds to our quality of life.

Access by reaching out to our communities, inviting and supporting all learners and partners to achieve their goals.

Integrity by respecting the ideas of freedom, civic responsibility, academic honesty, personal ethics, and the courage to act.


Valencia College provides opportunities for academic, technical and life-long learning in a collaborative culture dedicated to inquiry, results and excellence.

Strategic Pillars

Build Pathways

  • Remove barriers to college.
  • Create connections that raise personal aspirations of students and enable them to achieve their aspirations.
  • Develop and renew programs.

Learning Assured

  • Create optimal conditions for student learning.
  • Partner with students to improve their contribution to achieving their potential.
  • Close achievement gaps.

Invest in Each Other

  • Strengthen our collaborative institutional culture to foster deep stewardship of our work.
  • Support the professional development, career growth and healthy lives of Valencia's employees

Partner with the Community

  • Cooperate with community partners in meeting students' needs and college goals.
  • Involve the College in meeting the community's needs and goals.
Valencia College Impact Plan

Building Community by Serving Community.