Helena College University of Montana, a comprehensive two-year college, provides access to and support of lifelong educational opportunities to our diverse community.
Helena College will be recognized as a responsive regional provider of comprehensive educational opportunities, as a partner in economic and community development, and as a diverse and accessible community of learners. Helena College will promote excellence in education, maintain fiscal and operational integrity; and cultivate an environment of fellowship, inclusiveness, and respect.
Through an inclusive campus and community-wide discussion of Helena College’s purpose and goals, three core themes have been identified as key aspects defining the College’s mission:
• Provide access and support; high quality educational activities and programs important to achieving student success.
• Demonstrate academic excellence; a high degree of integrity, quality and reliability in all academic and non-academic programming.
• Strengthen the community; meeting regional workforce needs, strengthening employee knowledge and skills, providing a bridge to additional educational attainment through advanced degrees, and serving as a facilitator for cultural enrichment.