Valley Community College District is accessible to all people
in the community who seek growth and can benefit from its
programs, courses, and activities. Victor Valley College's
educational, civic, social, and cultural programs are designed
to meet the needs of individual students and the community
as a whole.
mission of Victor Valley Community College is three-fold:
To enable students to succeed and to develop competence
through academic and vocational instruction at the lower
division college level. This instruction will lead to the
granting of certificates and degrees as well as transfer
to other institutions;
To contribute to community and state-wide economic growth
and competitiveness through vocational and technical instruction
leading to employment, continuing education, student support
services, adult non-credit instruction, and instruction in
basic skills and English as a Second Language;
To foster personal development and life-long learning through
culturally enriching programs and activities for the expanding
Victor Valley Community College is a learning organization
that is committed to
- verified student learning success,
and institutional innovation and excellence,
- systematic self-evaluation and improvement,
- learning-centered planning and allocating of resources,
- respect and civility in personal conduct,
- integrity and collaboration among students, staff, faculty
- active and responsible citizenship,
- equality of access,
- understanding and appreciation of diversity,
- responding to community employment needs.
At Victor Valley College, students enjoy a positive and warm
learning environment on a modern campus that blends beauty
and tranquility in a park-like atmosphere. A beautiful
lake at the center of campus serves as a focal point for
and for student activities.
years, the Victor Valley College campus has grown and changed,
adding important new facilities and transforming several buildings
to provide more effective use of space. In the
near future, a $17 million technology building will be added,
and other buildings are in the planning stages. The
College prides itself on remaining current in all aspects
Valley College has earned its reputation for academic leadership,
educational excellence and innovation through hard work and
dedication to student success. The secret of its
success can be found in its award-winning faculty, dedicated
and friendly staff, superior curriculum, nationally recognized
occupational programs, and outstanding student services and
put, at Victor Valley College everything is based on one primary
foundation: "The Student Is Always First!"
OF THE COLLEGE
College maintains its primary focus at all times – Student
learning and success – through student-friendly
programs and services.
College offers a diverse array of excellent programs
and services in state-of-the-art facilities...
College enjoys a highly skilled and loyal faculty
and staff who are constantly engaged in innovative
College is located in a very large geographic area
and is the principal postsecondary institution serving
as the educational center of the area...
College is fortunate to have had strong community
support throughout its 43-year history, symbolized
currently by an active and dynamic Foundation and
many ties with business and industry...
College has strong ties with surrounding four-year
higher education institutions...
- The College’s financial resources are well
College has been in a period of rapid expansion, mirroring
the area it serves, and is planning for continuing
growth in the future...
COMMUNITY AND THE DISTRICT
Victor Valley College is located in the High Desert region
of southern California in the Victor Valley on the north side
of the San Gabriel Mountains. It is centrally located
near the two major cities and one large town it serves – Victorville,
Hesperia, and the Town of Apple Valley. The District also
includes the towns of Phelan, Lucerne Valley, Adelanto and
temperature in the Victor Valley is 75 degrees, and the average
day is sunny with clear blue skies. The College
is surrounded on all sides be the beauty of mountains and
rock-strewn western hills. Nearby, residents and
visitors can experience mountain skiing during the season,
water activities in several beautiful lakes, and the vast
desert's multitude of recreational opportunities. The
area is a short distance from the ocean, other southern California
attractions, and the city of Las Vegas.
Valley is also a vibrant new frontier of economic development,
abundant and affordable housing, job opportunities, and expansive
growth. With its close ties to the community, Victor
Valley College serves as the educational center of the area.