Mission, Vision and Values



Rappahannock Community College provides inclusive access to exceptional training and educational opportunities meeting the community’s needs and preparing individuals for success as learners, employees, and citizens.


RCC transforms lives, strengthens communities, and inspires excellence.


Values: IDEAL – Integrity, Diversity and Inclusion, Excellence, Access, Learning for Life.

Values Expanded:

Integrity – We expect honesty and model accountability.

Diversity and Inclusion – We value cultural and individual perspectives in our workplace, classroom, and community.

Excellence – We maintain high academic standards through student-centered learning, relevant curricula, and holistic support services.

Access –We provide convenient, affordable, and flexible educational opportunities for all.

Learning for Life – we educate for today and tomorrow.