Purpose of Seminole State College (Policy 1.030)


Authority:F.S. 1004.65
Date Adopted:7/82; Rev. 7/92, 1/98, 3/99, 9/09, 3/10, 10/12
Date of Review:05/09; 08/11


The mission of the College is to serve the community by providing a learning-centered, high-quality educational institution that anticipates and meets the needs of the community by providing a comprehensive range of programs and services.

The College promises:

  • Exemplary and highly motivated faculty, administrators, and staff who foster a caring and professional relationship with students and the community.
  • An excellent academic curriculum that provides the first two years of university studies and selected bachelor degree programs.
  • State-of-the-art career and technical programs that lead directly to employment or career advancement.
  • Cutting-edge continuing education programs that offer opportunities for advancement or re-certification.
  • Personalized adult education programs that help students learn and strengthen basic academic skills and earn a high school diploma.
  • Innovative student development services that support the learning and teaching processes and promote student success.
  • Dynamic business, industry, and educational partnerships that enhance the region’s economic development and vitality.
  • Leisure and personal development programs which contribute to the enrichment of the community.
  • A distinctive cultural center that provides diverse professional and academic courses, programs, and events.