• Mission and Vision

    The following statements provided the roadmap and guidebook the organization uses to develop its strategic thinking. These statements indicate where the college is going and helps to prioritize ECC's strategy options. They also tell college officials what to bring along on the journey and provide benchmarks for determining progress.


    Erie Community College meets the needs of a diverse student body and contributes to regional economic vitality by providing high-quality, flexible, affordable and accessible educational programs committed to student success.


    Erie Community College will serve as an innovative learning resource by striving for universal access to lifelong learning, catalyzing economic and cultural development, and supporting a diverse and mobile student body.

    ECC Excels

    The College's Strategic Plan consists of five major pillars: Access, Completion, Engagement, Operations and Success. Each pillar consists of focus areas that contain goals and initiatives. Each initiative is part of a five-year timeline for the full implementation of Excels. Learn more about Excels.