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Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Vision

Cosumnes River College strives to create an inclusive and equitable environment by recognizing, addressing, and eliminating all forms of racism, discrimination, and oppression. We educate and empower all students and employees to achieve their goals and improve the well-being of their communities.

Our Mission

Cosumnes River College provides an innovative, equitable, and inclusive path for all students in our diverse communities to achieve their educational, career, and personal goals. We promote the timely attainment of associate degrees, certificates, and transfer to other institutions and support the pursuit of individual enrichment and career aspirations. We uphold excellence in teaching and learning through diverse educational opportunities and effective student services.

Our Values

Cosumnes River College’s culture is built upon a foundation of respect, compassion, empathy, and shared decision-making. We value equity, inclusion, cultural humility, innovation, academic integrity, and sustainability. We embrace anti-racism and social justice for the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Equity

Education should belong to everyone. To nourish this inclusion, CRC champions equity, diversity, social justice, and environmental sustainability as foundational to academic, campus, and community life. We work with the communities we serve toward just and fair inclusion into society in which all people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. We commit to equity driven decision-making, planning, and reflective processes that are responsive to the diverse identities and experiences in our community.

We seek to empower marginalized voices, nurture our many identities and social circumstances, foster cultural responsiveness, and stand against all manifestations of discrimination, including (but not limited to) those based on: ability statuses, age, ancestry, body size, citizenship/immigration status, economic status, educational status, employment status, ethnicity, food/housing insecurity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, incarceration experience, language, marital/partner status, military/veteran status, national origin, neurodiversity, political affiliation, pregnancy/reproductive status, race/racial identity, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.