As a comprehensive community college that is recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is:
To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.
By 2024 Morton College will increase fall-to-fall full-time student persistence rates to 80%.
Maximize the College's resources to support student learning
Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed
Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs
Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides
Ensure the enrichment of its educational programs and student-support services by making a commitment to ongoing self-study and assessment
Compassion | Fairness | Respect | Responsibility | Tolerance