May 30, 2024  
2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mission Statement & Core Values

Mission Statement

Raritan Valley Community College is an educational community that works to develop critical thinking, foster intellectual curiosity, promote leadership, encourage social responsibility, support personal growth, and sustain engaged citizenship within a diverse population of students and community members.

Core Values

  • RVCC is an open admission institution with high standards and excellent support services.
  • RVCC serves as an important center for our community.
  • RVCC participates as a reliable partner with the region’s K-12 schools to support active learning and college readiness.
  • RVCC must provide support for student success, but students are responsible for their own achievements.
  • The College values the diversity of our communities as a resource that strengthens the institution.
  • The College is accountable for the prudent use of all its resources and seeks transparency in all its operations.
  • The College measures its success against national models and standards.
  • The College commits to environmentally sustainable practices.
  • Educational programs must be affordable.
  • A healthy college community depends on integrity and respect.
  • The best college decisions are made on a learning-centered foundation.
  • Learning is a lifelong endeavor.