Mission Statement 

El Camino College makes a positive difference in people’s lives. We provide excellent comprehensive educational programs and services that promote student learning and success in collaboration with our diverse communities.

Vision Statement 

El Camino College will be the college of choice for successful student learning that transforms lives, strengthens community, and inspires individuals to excel.

Statement of Values 

Our highest value is placed on our students and their educational goals; interwoven in that value is our recognition that the faculty and staff of El Camino College are the College’s stability, its source of strength and its driving force. With this in mind, our five core values are: 

People – We strive to balance the needs of our students, employees and community. 
Respect – We work in a spirit of cooperation and collaboration. 
Integrity – We act ethically and honestly toward our students, colleagues and community. 
Diversity – We recognize and appreciate our similarities and differences. 
Excellence – We aspire to deliver quality and excellence in all we do.