Whatcom Community College

237 West Kellogg Road
Bellingham, WA 98226


Mission Statement

Whatcom Community College is a state supported, public, comprehensive community college. Its primary mission is effective quality education designed to foster the development of students' knowledge, communication and critical thinking skills, personal integrity, global understanding, and appreciation of diversity. In preparing students for full and effective lives in a changing world, the College offers courses and associate degrees necessary for successful transfer to baccalaureate institutions; professional technical degrees and certificates; and pre-college, self-development, and community education courses and programs. The College develops and uses new educational concepts and instructional technology responsive to individual needs and changing times. It seeks to provide educational opportunities locally, nationally and internationally, to as many students as possible within the limits of state resources and creative resource development.

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