Strategic Planning Resources

Embracing Houston's Future: Our Commitment to Student today and tomorrow

Welcome to HCC’s Strategic Planning Process. We invite you to visit this page often as we update information on how we at Houston Community College can position ourselves for the future. Thank you for your supporting Houston's Community College.

Strategic Planning Resources

This is where you can find the latest data that we're using to inform the 2020 Strategic Plan, as well as what other colleges and universities are using for theirs. As the year unfolds we will be sharing our findings here.

About the College

Houston Community College's service area is Houston Independent School District, Katy, Spring Branch, Alief Independent School Districts, Stafford Municipal District, and the Fort Bend portion of Missouri City.

Our Mission

Houston Community College is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development, and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society.

Our Vision

Houston Community College shapes the future for all students with innovative, affordable, timely, responsive, and continuously improving educational programs and services. Partnered with the communities we serve, we take a defining role in regional economic, workforce, and social development.

Accreditation

The Houston Community College System is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the official governing body of Houston Community College.

History

  • 1971: Created under governance of Houston Independent School District as a result of a public referendum
  • 1989: Separated from HISD and established own Board of Trustees
  • 1992: Restructured into a multi-college system