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RCTC's Mission, Vision, Values and Outcomes

Rochester Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality learning opportunities to serve a diverse and growing community.

Rochester Community and Technical College will be a universal gateway to world class learning opportunities. 

Value Proposition
Improving Student Lives 

College Values and Service Attributes

  • Learner-Centered: Be approachable and attentive to students' and others' needs
  • Excellence: Anticipate, create and recognize engaging experiences
  • Respect: Demonstrate understanding and sensitivity when serving
  • Teamwork: Collaborate and engage each other to better serve
  • Innovation: Explore, empower and implement creative ideas to better serve
  • Fun: Foster a pleasant, personable and enjoyable environment

Core Outcomes

  • Communication:  Students will read, write, speak and listen professionally.
  • Critical Thinking:  Students will think systematically by integrating skills and using a variety of appropriate resources and methods.
  • Global Awareness/Diversity:  Students will demonstrate understanding of and respect for human diversity through their words and actions.
  • Civic Responsibility:  Students will understand larger social issues, demonstrate social responsibility, and contribute to positive community change through civic engagement.
  • Personal and Professional Accountability:  Students will take ultimate responsibility for achieving their education and personal goals.
  • Aesthetic Response:  Students will make and support personal judgments from an informed perspective.

Strategic Planning 2015-16

Strategic Plan 2011-2013 (PDF)

Charting the Future for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities


Celebrating 100 years!    1915-2015    www.rctc.edu/100th
MnSCUMember of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System . RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.