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Cedar Valley College, created as a part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) in 1977, is a two-year public community college located in Lancaster, Texas. The mission of CVC is to provide exemplary teaching and learning experiences that prepare students for success in a dynamic world while strengthening communities. The college vision is to be a premier college transforming lives and communities.

The CVC values compact affirms a commitment to the following values: student success, integrity, accountability, inclusiveness, teamwork, excellence, communication, trust, civility and joy.

The CVC strategic goals are:

Student Success: Meet the educational needs of the 21st century

Community Engagement: Actively respond to community and business needs

Institutional Effectiveness: Application of transparent fiscal responsibilities and promoting effective processes

Employee Success: Empower employees for success and satisfaction

Sustainability: Integration of sustainability into all college goals