2019-2020 College Catalog

Vision, Mission, Core Themes


Tillamook Bay Community College is a local leader in educational excellence and innovation, community advancement, and economic success.


Tillamook Bay Community College creates bridges to opportunity by providing quality education that serves the needs of our diverse community.

Core Themes

  1. Educational Excellence - Students are provided with the opportunity to succeed in an equitable, inclusive, and supportive environment that enhances individual and professional growth, through academic, personal and professional development.
  2. Economic Success - The College contributes to the economic growth and development of students, community residents, and the entire region, while also practicing good stewardship of college resources.
  3. Leadership, Partnership, and Community Engagement - The college and its students, staff, and faculty serve as educational and community leaders through professional development, skill building, or partnership with local businesses and school districts, post-secondary institutions, the TBCC Foundation, and governmental and social services organizations.


Tillamook Bay Community College values and promotes student success through academic excellence and resourceful teamwork in an environment that is personal and friendly.

Student Success

TBCC values being keenly receptive and intentionally responsive to students and fully supports achievement of their goals.

Academic Excellence

TBCC values rigorous, relevant education and training for students and the community.

Resourceful Teamwork

TBCC values collaboration, effective communication, and the wise use of resources to accomplish our mission.

Personal & Friendly Environment

TBCC values and demonstrates genuine concern and respect for each other, communities we serve, and our students while helping each achieve their potential.

While every effort is made to ensure accuracy of the information in this catalog, Tillamook Bay Community College has the right to make changes at any time without prior notice. This catalog is not a contract between TBCC and any current or prospective student. Some policies and procedures are subject to change.