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Mission of Centralia College

Improving people's lives through lifelong learning.

Our Core Themes

  • Access: Centralia College shall make the benefits of higher education accessible by enrolling a wide range of students and by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
  • Education: Centralia College shall provide educational programs that meet the needs of its community, that achieve well-defined academic goals, and that prepare students for success in further education, work, and life.
  • Stewardship: Centralia College shall serve as a model of effective stewardship by prudently managing its physical, fiscal and human resources to support effectively and efficiently meeting the mission of the College.

Our Values

  • Respect: We value the worth and dignity of the individual.
  • Responsibility: We value the unique contributions of college individuals by recognizing that each performs an essential role in responding to the educational and service needs of the community.
  • Responsiveness: We value effective collaboration as the college responds to the changing social, political, economic, and technological needs of our community.

Our Commitment

Centralia College seeks to fulfill its mission by ensuring student success through our commitment to:
  • Promote learning activities within the community the college serves.
  • Offer opportunities for learners of all ages to gain knowledge and understanding.
  • Respond to training and retraining requests in various skill areas.
  • Provide respectful forums in which individuals may examine their values.
  • Encourage learners to pursue multiple options for learning.
  • Manage responsibly the assets and fiscal resources of the college.
  • Demonstrate our values to our community.
  • Provide a civil and non-disruptive learning environment.

Contact the President's Office

Hanson Administration Bldg.
Room 120
Centralia College
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia WA 98531
Fax: 360-330-7573

Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, from Labor Day through early June. Summer hours are 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 am to 11:30 am on Fridays.