Mission Statement – Río Hondo College is an educational and community partner committed to advancing social justice and equity as an anti-racist institution that collectively invests in all students’ academic and career pathways that lead to attainment of degree, certificate, transfer, and lifelong-learning goals. (Board Approved 7/08/20)
Vision Statement – Rio Hondo College aspires to be an evolving community-focused institution that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as a means to achieve personal, professional, and educational goals in a caring and rigorous environment.
(Board Approved 5/12/21)
Values Statement – Rio Hondo College is guided by its Core Values (Board Approved 05/12/21):
- Quality Teaching and Learning: a dynamic, student-centered learning environment that embraces equity-minded principles,
- Student Access and Success: a welcoming and inclusive environment that provides our community with the knowledge, wisdom, and skills that facilitate upward social and economic
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: a commitment to advancing educational justice, equity, and opportunity,
- Integrity and Fiscal Responsibility: a College engaged in ethical practices and responsible use of resources for the optimum benefit of its students, community, and staff.
(Board Approved 5/12/2021)