• The People and Their Community College: 1040

  • Section 1000: College Governance
    The People and Their Community College
    Board Policy: 1040
    Board of Education (BE) Approval: 3/8/06

    Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) is a public institution of Higher Education operated for the purposes of providing courses of study designed to meet the needs of the people in its geographical area by providing educational and support services in accordance with Oregon Revised Statute 341.290.

    Further, the College will meet its community’s needs by: offering comprehensive associate degree and certificate programs; serving a transitional purpose for those who continue baccalaureate or other college/university work; providing the ability to attain and upgrade workforce skills; equipping the under-prepared student for college level coursework; offering classes for personal enrichment; and serving as a cultural and athletic event gathering place. MHCC will also coordinate courses and programs with its district high schools to enhance the education of high school students and to enable successful transition to college programs.

    Admission to MHCC is open to all people age 16 or older, and costs to students will be as low as possible.


    Legal Reference:
    ORS 341.290