Vision, Mission, Purposes and Values


Inspire and empower students for lifetime success through a sense of community and world-class education.



Eastern Arizona College is a student-centered institution that prepares individuals to thrive in a complex, ever-changing world through accessibility, cultural development, and innovative educational programs.



The College shall:

  • Provide university transfer degree programs and courses.
  • Offer associate degree and certificate programs that meet workforce needs of the local and global communities.
  • Maintain quality support services to assist students in identifying and achieving personal, educational, and career goals.
  • Support the educational, cultural, and economic needs of the community.
  • Offer activities and programs that promote general student welfare while fostering an environment in which students can develop leadership, citizenship, and character.
  • Provide innovative activities and programs that foster life-long learning.
  • Facilitate opportunities beyond traditional two-year programs through collaborative partnerships.



  • Accountability
  • Inclusion
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Tradition