College Mission & Vision
Kishwaukee College serves students of the Northern Illinois region. Kish is located approximately 60 miles from the heart of Chicago and a five-minute drive from our partner in education, Northern Illinois University.
Kishwaukee College improves lives through quality, affordable education.
Kishwaukee College will be a leader in providing innovative education in the local community.
Cultivate an environment that encourages life-long learning.
Provide an education to our students with a focus on excellence and continuous improvement.
Strive to build positive and trusting relationships through thoughtful communication and teamwork.
Support an environment of transparency, fairness and straightforwardness.
Adhere to a high standard of institutional ethics.
Support and embrace a diverse campus community.
Provide varied and accessible educational opportunities to meet changing learner needs.
Service to Community
Promote involvement through leadership, collaborative partnerships and volunteerism.
Take calculated, data-driven risks and act with a sense of urgency to meet community needs.