Dodge City Community College provides a student-centered learning environment where students can achieve their educational, personal, and career goals.Vision
Dodge City Community College will assist in establishing a University Center where students can pursue baccalaureate degrees in a range of academic and career-focused programs. By 2025, at least 50 DCCC students will have received baccalaureate degrees through the University Center.Core Values
The quality learning environment of Dodge City Community College will be fostered by the following core values:Students First
At Dodge City Community College, we make decisions with the best interests of students in mind.Community
Dodge City Community College provides a welcoming environment where everyone can feel that they belong. We are actively engaged in the communities we serve, and invite our community members to engage with campus activities.Integrity
At Dodge City Community College, we treat each other fairly and honestly, we uphold academic honesty, and are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us.Innovation
At Dodge City Community College, we are always looking for ways to better serve our students and our community. We will not be content with “business as usual.”Philosophy
Dodge City Community College is a comprehensive community college, operating with an open-door admissions policy within Ford County, Kansas and an eight-county service region. The college is governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees and is responsible to the community it serves and to the State of Kansas. Dodge City Community College recognizes the existence of individual learning styles and is committed to providing quality instructional programs, student support services, and affordable lifelong learning opportunities. The college challenges students to initiate and maintain academic, technical, physical, spiritual, social, and personal growth.
The provision of higher education is a public responsibility. Therefore, Dodge City Community College recognizes the need to maintain a viable relationship with the community it serves. Furthermore, Dodge City Community College recognizes that all persons have a fundamental right to seek self-fulfillment through responsible participation in the learning environment.