Virginia Western provides quality educational opportunities that empower students for success and strengthen communities.


Virginia Western: A forward-thinking Community College inspiring individual, community and economic transformation.

Core Values

  • Diversity – Promote a culture and practice of inclusion and empowerment.
  • Integrity – Demonstrate the highest standards of honesty, fairness and ethical conduct.
  • Respect – Foster an environment that demonstrates care and support for the college community through constructive and open communication.
  • Success – Collaborate to provide and promote services and programs to encourage success among all students, faculty, staff and the community.
  • Teamwork – Partner with internal and external stakeholders to provide practical and relevant educational opportunities.

Institutional Goals

  • Empower Students for Success
  • Champion Sound Stewardship
  • Foster Internal & External Collaboration

Reviewed by the Virginia Western Community College Local Board in September 2018.