The mission of Green River College is to:
Ensure student success through comprehensive educational programs and support services responsive to our diverse communities.
The vision for Green River College for 2020 is:
To be ranked among the very best in student completion and success and be an invaluable community partner and asset with robust and diverse revenue streams.
The core values for Green River College are:
Campus environment—We preserve the safety, ecology and sustainability of our campus environment
Community engagement—We collaborate, stimulate and contribute to the educational, economic and social development of our external and internal communities through continued learning
Equity—We encourage, foster respect for and respond equitably to diverse perspective and needs
Global awareness—We foster citizen responsibility by cultivating a global perspective on critical issues and challenges affecting our community and the world
High quality—We provide high quality in teaching, learning and support services in an environment of compassion and integrity
Innovation—We seek to encourage, create and adopt innovative perspectives, policies and practices that will help achieve the College's mission
Stewardship—We strive to maintain sound financial management, increase effective and efficient operations, develop state-of-the-art infrastructure (to include staffing, technology and facilities), and be forthcoming and transparent in accountability for resource use
Student access—We meet student needs for access to and inclusion in their educational pursuits
Student success—We support student engagement, retention, completion and post-program success through excellent teaching and learning and comprehensive support services