50th Anniversary

Mission Statement

Our Mission

Quinsigamond Community College is the gateway to advanced educational and employment opportunities in Central Massachusetts. We are a public, student centered institution of higher learning, providing accessible, affordable, and high quality educational and training programs and services that are relevant and responsive to diverse regional and student needs.

Our Mission Principles

In fulfillment of mission, the college community commits to the following principles:

  • Students First
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Comprehensive, Flexible Programming and Services
  • Open Access to Learning
  • Potential for Success
  • Community Outreach and Support

Our Vision

Quinsigamond Community College is a premier learning community…recognized for teaching and learning excellence, relevant and responsive programming, students’ success, and community outreach and impact. We thrive as a vital regional asset and first choice for transforming lives and sustaining healthy, prosperous communities. All are welcomed and embraced in our community, where students come first and faculty and staff strive to develop potential and help make dreams come true.  At QCC, we excite…we ignite…we open new vistas of opportunity.

Our Values

Faculty and staff infuse life in our vision and live mission principles by creating and sustaining a college climate and culture where all are warmly welcomed, accepted and valued for their individual dignity and worth. We recognize the importance of diversity and acknowledge the rich and unique contributions that each community member makes to advance the College. To this end, the following values guide our individual actions and community interactions.

  • Excellence and Quality
  • Integrity and Accountability
  • Inclusiveness
  • Cooperation and Collaboration
  • Respect and Trust
  • Open, Civil Communications and Collegiality
  • Creativity and Innovation