Strategic Priorities

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.


To ensure Southern Dallas County is vibrant, growing and economically viable for future generations.


To transform lives through teaching and learning for every student, every place and every time.

Values Compact

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

Game Changers (Priorities)

  • Complete classroom overhaul for cutting-edge instruction
  • Expand intercollegiate athletics
  • Implement comprehensive "First Year Experience" program
  • Deep care and commitment to student success
  • Align tuition payment plans with student needs
  • Execute CVC Master Plan
  • Invest in full branding campaign
  • Promote transfer agreements with Top 5 transfer institutions
  • Create an Office of Student Transfer
  • Be recognized as THE provider of education for veterans
  • Design and promote accelerated degree/certificate programs for working adults
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