In keeping with the mission of the Virginia Community College System, the mission of NVCC is to respond to the educational needs of a changing community and its institutions, ensuring that all individuals in the Northern Virginia area have an opportunity to develop and enhance their values, skills and knowledge. To achieve this mission, the following goals are established:
To provide a comprehensive program of student development services.
To provide a broad range of instructional methods, materials, facilities, and instructional support services that accommodate students of varied backgrounds, interests and abilities.
To create an educational environment that encourages and supports the highest level of performance.
To enhance economic, cultural and educational partnerships between the College and the community.