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About Cayuga Community College

Our Mission:

We are Cayuga Community College, dedicated to providing students with diverse learning opportunities to discover their passions and advance their personal and professional growth.

Our Vision:

Recognized as an essential educational resource for the region, Cayuga Community College will develop engaged citizens and improve our communities through effective leadership, robust educational programs, community partnerships, and state-of-the-art facilities.

Our Core Values:

In pursuit of our mission, we value:

Engagement, by focusing first on student success through collaborative learning, individualized attention, and a supportive environment.

Integrity, by working each day guided by standards of excellence to meet the mission of the College and the needs of our communities.

Respect, by treating each member of the college community with compassion and dignity, celebrating our diversity and encouraging trusting relationships.

Collaboration, by working together and supporting one another for the greater good of our communities.

Our Themes:

  1. Provide robust educational programs
  2. Develop engaged citizens
  3. Ensure effective leadership
  4. Deepen community partnerships
  5. Strive for state-of-the-art facilities
  6. Provide responsible management and stewardship of the College's finances

Cayuga Community College Strategic Plan

1. Provide robust educational programs.

Cayuga will align College programs and services with students' academic needs, diverse interests and passions while satisfying the needs of employers.

1.1 Offer credit and non-credit programs that align with the needs of the communities we serve.

1.2 Provide accessible pathways for students to transfer or secure desired credentials and training.

1.3 Ensure the alignment of learning objectives with outcomes.

1.4 Achieve desired outcomes by assessing programs and services and allocating sufficient resources.

2. Develop engaged citizens.

Cayuga will develop engaged citizens by valuing a shared responsibility for learning in a supportive, accessible environment.

2.1 Employ active, collaborative learning strategies such that students are partners in the learning experience.

2.2 Provide opportunities for students to experience meaningful connections between theory and practice.

2.3 Offer a variety of activities and services in support of students' interests and aspirations.

3. Ensure effective leadership.

Cayuga will ensure institutional vibrancy by recruiting, developing and retaining effective, committed leaders.

3.1 Seek and support those who best represent the College's core values and commit to Cayuga's viability, financial health, and long-term success.

3.2 Capitalize on opportunities for members of the College community to develop leadership skills.

3.3 Recognize those who advance the College's mission and vision.

4. Deepen community partnerships.

Recognized as an essential resource, Cayuga will respond to community needs and promote mutually beneficial partnerships.

4.1 Identify community needs.

4.2 Explore mutually beneficial partnerships.

4.3 Engage in and strengthen relationships with community partners.

4.4 Promote the benefits of partnership.

5. Strive for state-of-the-art facilities.

Cayuga will provide facilities that meet institutional and programmatic goals.

5.1 Assess College facilities and determine the extent to which they meet institutional needs.

5.2 Research current trends and innovations in facilities, equipment, and technology.

5.3 Align facilities with institutional and programmatic goals.

6. Provide responsible management and stewardship of the College's finances.

Cayuga will serve as prudent stewards of the College's financial resources.

6.1 Utilize collaborative budget-development processes.

6.2 Align budgets with strategic planning and assessment.

6.3 Capitalize on opportunities to secure stable, sustainable sources of revenue.

6.4 Involve all members of the College community in ongoing cost management.

About Cayuga Community College

Cayuga Community College is one of 64 accredited institutions that make up the State University of New York (SUNY), the nation's largest comprehensive system of public higher education. For the central New York region and for a growing number of distance-learning students around the world, Cayuga provides an affordable gateway to higher education, with courses and degree programs offered at two campuses and online.

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Campus Locations

Auburn Campus Fulton Campus
197 Franklin St.
Auburn, NY 13021
11 River Glen Drive
Fulton, NY 13069