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The College Mission

Yavapai College enriches our community by providing accessible, quality workforce, transfer, lifelong, and cultural learning opportunities.

Vision Statement: Yavapai College ensures that Yavapai County is a premier place to learn, work, and live.


  • Offer Career Education programs that provide the education and training necessary to compete in the global job market.
  • Ensure that General Education students can matriculate and continue in other institutions and programs.
  • Provide the Community with access to lifelong learning and cultural opportunities.
  • Assure the Communities of Yavapai County receive the leadership and encouragement to promote economic development.



  • We foster positive relationships with students, staff, and faculty to support student learning goals.
  • We anticipate the needs of stakeholders and adjust our efforts to reduce their challenges and support their objectives.
  • We create a positive, productive, and supportive environment conducive to learning.


  • We actively listen and provide support to students and colleagues.
  • We connect with others, respecting human dignity and responding with compassion.


  • We are committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment aimed at supporting and educating our students, staff, faculty, administration, and community partners regardless of individual backgrounds, identities, and differences.
  • We are committed to dismantling structural barriers to equity by investing in policies, practices, and behaviors that work to support all students, staff, faculty, administration, and community partners to continually assess and adjust our behavior to be more equitable, fair, and just.


  • We are accountable to our students, community, ourselves, and our local taxpayers.
  • We demonstrate collaboration and respect in all interactions.

Revised August 26, 2021