The mission of Wytheville Community College is to provide a quality, comprehensive education for the citizens of the counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, and Wythe and the city of Galax.
To achieve this mission and to fulfill its role as an educational leader and partner, Wytheville Community College commits to a student-centered environment by
- providing programs and courses in occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, distance education, continuing education, and workforce development;
- utilizing a broad range of instructional technologies, methods, materials, and facilities that are designed to meet the diverse needs of students;
- offering a supportive, comprehensive program of student development services that contribute to student persistence, success, and citizenship;
- fueling regional and state economic development by forging partnerships with businesses, industries, public agencies, civic groups, public schools, and other institutions of higher education not only within the service region but throughout the Commonwealth;
- presenting diverse cultural opportunities while promoting the heritage of Southwest Virginia;
- promoting accessibility and affordability; and
- ensuring quality in all programs and services.
To achieve its mission, the principles that guide Wytheville Community College are:
- to provide programs and courses of instruction, through the associate-degree level, encompassing occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, continuing education, and workforce development
- to offer a comprehensive program of student-development services
- to provide a broad range of instructional technologies, methods, materials, facilities, and instructional support services that accommodate students of varied backgrounds, interests, and abilities
- to create an educational environment that facilitates learning through a curriculum that broadens perspectives, leads to responsible citizenship, and sets standards that support the highest level of performance
- to serve as an important linkage between secondary education and four-year colleges and universities
- to enrich local communities, by making available resources in people, facilities, libraries, and programming
- to take a leadership role in helping shape the future direction of our communities
- to enhance economic, cultural, and educational partnerships between WCC and the communities we serve
- to ensure a healthy and safe environment on campus
- to be fiscally responsible and accountable.