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Mission and Vision

sjcc mission and vision


Mission Statement


The mission of San José City College is to provide student-centered and culturally responsive curriculum and services for career pathways, university transfer, and life-long learning. We strive to accomplish this by promoting an inclusive, multicultural learning community that values social justice, along with excellence in teaching and learning.​


Vision Statement


Through a framework of equity, San José City College will be an exceptional learning environment that challenges and empowers students through teaching excellence, robust student support programs, and innovation in order to prepare students to succeed and thrive in a dynamic global environment.​



The core values of SJCC include:​
  • diversity, equity, and inclusion​
  • social justice and respect​
  • multiple pathways for student opportunity​
  • innovation and collaboration​
The mission, vision, and values were approved by College Advisory Council on May 7, 2021, and endorsed by Academic Senate and Classified Senate in Spring 2021.