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Our Vision

South Mountain Community College educates minds, transforms lives, touches hearts, and builds community.

Our Mission

South Mountain Community College provides quality higher education for our diverse community. We create a caring teaching and learning environment that fosters student development and supports productive citizenship in an increasingly global and technological society.

Our purpose is to meet these needs by offering:

  • General education courses
  • Transfer programs
  • Occupational education and career development
  • Continuing education
  • Developmental studies and English as a second language
  • Cultural, civic, and social events
  • Academic support and student services

Our Values

We are inspired and guided by our core values:

  • COLLABORATION: We are inclusive in our relationships with colleagues, departments and community, and respectful of their ideas.
  • COMMUNITY: We serve our community by recognizing our inter-dependence, celebrating our history, honoring our diverse cultures, and building our future.
  • EXCELLENCE: We model exemplary teaching, learning, service and leadership through continuous improvement, creativity and innovation.
  • INTEGRITY: We are accountable to the communities we serve and are truthful, sincere, transparent and responsible for our actions.
  • WELLBEING: We are a college community that encourages and develops social, physical, career, community and financial wellbeing.

 


 

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.  A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the college.

The Maricopa Community Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities.  For Title IX/504 Concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator:  (480) 731-8499.  For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit the following weblink:  https://distict.maricopa.edu/consumer-information/non-discrimination-statements.