Mission, Vision, Values

Mission Statement

Trinidad State’s mission is to enrich the lives of our diverse communities by providing quality educational experiences and promoting lifelong learning.

Vision Statement

Trinidad State’s vision is to adapt to change, embrace diversity, and educate for the future.

Core Values

Students First

Student success is our purpose and the focal point of decision making and resource allocation.

Diversity in Community

We value individual attributes, capabilities, and differences, and we foster the collaboration and social responsibility that create a vital institution.


We value professionalism in our interactions and cultivate an open, friendly environment of fairness and integrity on our campuses and in our communities.


We recognize and act upon opportunities to be innovative, flexible, and adaptable.

Lifelong Learning

We are dedicated to providing lifelong learning opportunities that are accessible and relevant for our students, faculty, staff, and community members to empower them to achieve their dreams.