Mission Statement

Eastern Maine Community College provides the highest quality post-secondary technical, career, and transfer education and serves as a dynamic community and economic development resource.

Purpose Statements

To achieve this mission, Eastern Maine Community College:

  • provides access to affordable technical, career and transfer education.
  • awards Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Science, Associate in
    Arts Degrees; Diplomas; Advanced Certificates; and Certificates for credit instruction.
  • offers non-credit, customized courses and programs.
  • offers post-secondary programs leading to employment in technical and
    other career fields.
  • provides opportunities for transfer to other post-secondary institutions.
  • customizes and provides short-term education and training opportunities
    for Maine’s employers.
  • encourages citizenship, leadership, ethical decision-making, and reliable
    problem solving and offers courses, activities and student services that
    reinforce those qualities.
  • offers skill development in research, writing, reading, and critical thinking
    needed for continuous learning required in the modern world of work.
  • fosters personal and professional development of all employees.
  • engages proactively in partnerships with the communities and businesses
    served by the college.

References: Effective Date: September 1, 1999
Replaces: All prior policies and procedures Reviewed: 4/16/08; 6/25/08; 6/1/09; 9/22/09; 9/24/10