Mission & Values

South Seattle College is a constantly evolving educational community dedicated to providing quality learning experiences which prepare students to meet their goals for life and work.

The College values and promotes a close involvement with the community and strong partnerships with business, labor and industry.

The college commits to meeting the diverse needs of students by providing:

  • Applied baccalaureate, associate degree, college transfer, certificate, technical and professional, and pre-college programs which prepare students to succeed in their careers and further their education.
  • Responsive technical and professional training programs developed in collaboration with business, labor and industry.
  • Student-centered and community centered programs and services which value diversity, support learning, and promote student success.
  • Lifelong learning opportunities for the cultural, social, professional and personal development of the members of our communities.

Core Themes

  • Student Achievement
  • Teaching and Learning
  • College Culture and Climate
  • Community Engagement and Partnerships

College Community Responsibilities

We at South Seattle Community College believe that each of us shall...

  • Treat each other with courtesy and respect
  • Speak civilly and act responsibly with consideration for the rights of others
  • Affirm the value of diversity and promote cultural sensitivity
  • Maintain a safe and welcoming community