College Mission, Principles and Objectives

Four Yuba College Students in matching YC T-ShirtsYuba College prepares a diverse student population to excel in a rapidly changing, interdependent world. Our quality programs and student services empower students to achieve their educational and life goals by providing counseling, transfer preparation, associate and transfer degrees, certificates, career and workforce training, basic skills instruction, and opportunities for lifelong learning. We respond to the diverse educational, cultural, and economic needs of our community by promoting individual potential through effective teaching and learning in an inclusive environment.

Yuba College Guiding Principles

Principle 1:  Student Success and Achievement:  Support an inclusive learning environment that enables all students to achieve their educational goals by promoting Connection, Entry, Progress and Completion (Completion by Design). (Aligns with YCCD Strategic Goal #1)

Principle 2:  Teaching and Learning, and Support Services: Develop and scale innovative educational practices that enhance student learning and completion. (Aligns with YCCD Strategic Goal #1)

Principle 3:  College Processes & Systems: Steward our resources through data-informed practices that continually improve service and increase efficiency.   (Aligns with YCCD Strategic Goals #2 and #4)

Principle 4: Culture and Climate: Build a college-wide sense of community through collaboration, professional development, and inclusion.  (Aligns with YCCD Strategic Goal #3)

Principle 5: Community Leadership and Engagement: Strengthen and develop partnerships to meet the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our community. (Aligns with YCCD Strategic Goal #5)

Core Principles:

  • Student Success
  • Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Workplace and Classroom Equity
  • Inclusion and Diversity
  • Campus Life
  • Academic Integrity
  • Personal and Social Responsibility
  • Collegiality and Collaboration
  • Open, Respectful Dialogue
  • Data-informed Decision Making
  • Innovation
  • Community Partnerships