USD Community College for Sioux Falls facilities are multi-use/multi-format and state-of-the-art with the express goal of building upon South Dakota's human potential and capital. Created to provide access to a quality public education, with a special emphasis on providing opportunities for non-traditional and adult learners, the focus is on academics: offering some of the same aspects as campus locations: challenging curriculum, college scholarships, respected faculty, and a variety of student services.
Created to serve our community as a unique state entity, the Community College for Sioux Falls works with the Sioux Falls community toward economic development and formed several partnerships with local businesses and organizations to meet their human capital needs. We also support and develop research facilities and partnerships to promote growth in commercialized research. And for the entire community, we offer programs for lifelong learning and professional development. In its essence, the Community College for Sioux Falls is growth. Growth for our community, growth for our local economy and growth for our students in their careers and personal lives.
Our Mission Statement and Values
The Community College for Sioux Falls provides local access to the state’s public university system, with an emphasis on career-focused education at the certificate to doctoral program levels. It is a student-centered and community-focused organization.
ACCESS: USD Community College for Sioux Falls provides access to an affordable, high-quality public education.
DIVERSITY: USD Community College for Sioux Falls respects the identities and needs of all people.
STUDENT SUCCESS: USD Community College for Sioux Falls provides support services to help individuals achieve their highest potential in their life and career.
PARTNERSHIP: USD Community College for Sioux Falls develops community partnerships based on active collaboration to achieve common goals.
WORKFORCE: USD Community College for Sioux Falls focuses on academic programs that respond to regional workforce needs and prepare students for career success.
TRANSFERABILITY: USD Community College for Sioux Falls strives to provide courses and programs with seamless articulation between educational institutions in the state’s regental and technical systems.
EFFICIENCY: USD Community College for Sioux Falls is dedicated to the efficient and effective use of its resources.