Vision, Mission, & Core Values Statements:
Merced College will provide transformative
and empowering educational experiences
to meet student and community needs.
Merced College serves as a gateway to the future, providing accessible, affordable, and relevant
education and workforce training for students in our richly diverse region. The college offers programs of study
that lead to transfer, associate degrees, and certificates. Merced College provides basic skills and noncredit
courses, as well as community education for personal and professional enrichment.
We focus on student access and success.
We promote an atmosphere of trust where
communication and teamwork
rich environment for teaching and learning.
We utilize agility, innovation, and responsible risk-taking
to create our preferred future.
We actively engage with the community and community partners
to respond to cultural, educational, economic, and technological needs.
We embrace diversity and equity as community strengths
and celebrate these qualities in our institution.
We strive for continuous improvement based on
data-driven self-reflection, objective assessment, and dialogue.
"Students are our focus and we are known by their success"
In Cadence With the Future, Educational
Master Plan 2001-2020
- Second Edition, March 2001
Merced College Campus Master Plan
- April 2001