Transforming Lives, Strengthening Communities, Fostering Teamwork
As a team, Georgia Perimeter College will be recognized as a dynamic and creative learning environment focused on student success, guided by the values of trust, excellence, integrity, civility, passion diversity and efficiency.
Georgia Perimeter College transforms the lives of our students to thrive in a global society.
As a diverse, multi-campus college offering onsite and distance learning opportunities, we provide relevant, responsive, learner-centered higher education that facilitates the achievement of academic, professional and personal goals.
We embrace excellence, teamwork and quality service that link the college’s human capital with our communities to enhance economic, social and cultural vitality.
As a key point of entry for students into higher education in Georgia and in order to support the Strategic Plan of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Perimeter College is committed to maintaining our role as the major provider of associate degrees and student transfer opportunities in the state and to broadening our contribution to the educational aspirations of our communities by offering select baccalaureate programs in areas of need for the citizens of Georgia.
We will strengthen student success.
Student success is at the heart of all we do at Georgia Perimeter College. For students to grow and develop academically, they need a faculty devoted to teaching excellence. To prepare students to compete in the global workplace, we will offer relevant and responsive learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom.
We will create and foster a culture of teamwork, leadership, quality service and continuous improvement.
A cornerstone to the success of Georgia Perimeter College is our institutional culture. Through open communication, mutual respect and trust, we will practice teamwork, leadership, quality service and continuous improvement.
We will enhance the economic, social and cultural vitality of our communities.
Georgia Perimeter College is a vital partner in the success of our communities. Along with our success, size and multiple locations, comes a responsibility to share our valuable resources with others. We will bring our human capital to our communities through innovative learning opportunities for our students and improved partnerships with other educational institutions, business, industry and government agencies to strengthen the future of our communities.
We will expand access enrollment capacity.
Georgia Perimeter College embraces its role as an access institution. In order to remain accessible, we must increase our capacity to serve the educational needs of a growing and diverse population. As the state’s leading provider of distance education, we also have a responsibility to continually reach out to underserved areas and become accessible to learners worldwide.
We believe trust is the pinnacle of our core values and essential to success. Our competence and character builds trust with ourselves, between each other and throughout our organization.
We strive for excellence in all that we do in order to model success for our students. Excellence in teaching and service provides the foundation on which our students will achieve success.
We hold firm to our integrity. We take responsibility for our actions, and we stand by our commitment to support our students, colleagues and community.
We foster a collegial environment that cultivates mutual respect, enhanced problem-solving, open communication and teamwork. Civility builds trust among employees, students and members of our community and promotes cooperation across organizational boundaries.
We are passionate about the success of our students, colleagues and community. We show our passion through our quality work, creativity, teamwork, outreach and engagement with our communities.
We welcome and embrace the diversity of our community, organization and student body. From our diversity, we respect all individuals for their ideas, perspectives, commonalities and differences.
We are committed to individual and organizational efficiency. With efficiency, we increase the resources and capital of our organization, remain affordable and accessible to our students and remove barriers to success.