Mission, Values & Vision

Institutional Outcomes | Vision Statement | Value Statements

Mission Statement

Normandale Community College advances individuals' intellectual, career, and personal development by providing outstanding teaching and support.

Normandale's Mission Statement

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Institutional Outcomes

To accomplish our mission, we will -

  1. Ensure individuals complete certificates and/or degrees.
  2. Prepare individuals to transfer successfully to four-year institutions.
  3. Prepare individuals to perform successfully in the workforce through credit and noncredit career and technical programs.
  4. Ensure students meet their educational goals.
  5. Ensure students develop in the College's Core Learning Outcomes.
  6. Prepare students taking development coursework to succeed at the college level.
  7. Prepare individuals to participate in diverse local and global communities.
  8. Identify and meet workforce training needs. 

Students at Normandale entrance 

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Vision Statement

Student outside Normandale entrance

Normandale Community College will be a recognized leader in academic excellence, student support, and community and workforce development.

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Value Statements

We are committed to accomplishing our mission and outcomes in ways consistent with the following values:


We promote the learning and development of all members of the Normandale community.


We focus on meeting the needs of our students and community.


We hold ourselves accountable to the communities we serve and seek to model personal and intellectual integrity in all we do.


We set and model high standards for students and our faculty, staff, administrators, and community partners.


We use our natural, financial, and human resources effectively and respectfully.


We bring together the skills and knowledge from our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community partners.


We create a safe, inclusive, and diverse college community which values each individual.


We regularly exceed people's expectations through creative programs and services.

Data-enhanced decision making

We use data and our collective expertise to inform our decisions.

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