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Mission Statement


Grossmont College - Transforming lives through education.


Grossmont College provides an exemplary higher education learning environment through comprehensive and innovative instructional programs and student support services. 

By advancing equity and inclusion, we prepare our diverse student population to lead and engage with local and global communities. 

We fulfill our mission by providing the people of East San Diego County with:

  • Associate/transfer degrees and certificate programs
  • Career education and workforce development
  • Preparation for collegiate success
  • Exploration of academic and career options
  • Lifelong learning opportunities


Learning and Student Success

We dedicate our resources and ourselves in support of our students and their pursuits to achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals.

Creativity and Innovation

We value the capacity for ingenuity and originality on our campus and within our community.

Pursuit of Excellence and Continuous Improvement

We strive for excellence in our programs and services. We believe in the capacity for continuous quality improvement in the pursuit of excellence. We accept the challenges of being accountable for our efforts, and strictly adhere to the institution's mission and vision.


We commit to acting and speaking truthfully and responsibly and hold ourselves and others accountable to this standard.

Power of Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to a climate for learning that considers diverse perspectives to be a powerful component in the education of every individual, valuing and accommodating both differences and commonalities.


We value fair, respectful, thoughtful interactions, based on a positive approach, that promote reflection, foster deeper understanding of phenomena, and permit achievement of common goals.


We value a nurturing and positive approach in all we do, embracing laughter and enthusiasm, as we nurture the development of the whole individual, including the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being of each individual.

Last Updated: 08/21/2019
  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District