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Skagit Valley College

A Quick Look

Skagit Valley College is a public community college, operating under the supervision of a local Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. SVC’s district includes Skagit, Island and San Juan counties. 


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Our Mission

Skagit Valley College cultivates student learning and achievement; contributes to the educational, personal and economic success of students; and promotes equitable and thriving communities. 



Skagit Valley College is deeply committed to equity in access, achievement and community. Choose from on-campus, virtual or hybrid classes and enjoy a diverse learning environment where you are a valued member of the Cardinal community. You belong here, and we will be here to provide the support you need to succeed. Our faculty and staff are ready to meet you where you are right now. We continue to adapt our instruction, services and resources to meet your needs and support the health and safety of the SVC community. 



Whether you want to finish high school, upgrade your skills, pursue a bachelor’s degree or prepare for a career, Skagit Valley College has options for you. Skagit Valley College serves Skagit, Island, and San Juan counties by providing access to higher education for all who seek a better future. 


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Our Vision

The primary focus of Skagit Valley College is student-centered teaching and learning. We are committed to:

  • Equitable student outcomes in access, achievement and community;
  • Our Guiding Principles;
  • Decisions based on strategy and evidence;
  • The development of our employees;
  • A diverse and inclusive college community where everyone belongs. 





Skagit Valley College, led by President Dr. Christopher Villa, is governed by a Governor-appointed, five-member Board of Trustees, each serving a five-year term within the College’s district boundaries.

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Campus Locations 

Visit our Campus Locations and Hours page to find the location nearest to you and learn more about our services.


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Land Acknowledgment

SVC acknowledges we are on the traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, especially on Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, Samish Indian Nation, Nooksack Indian Tribe, and Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe.