Highlander Guide

The Highlander Guide serves as McLennan Community College’s student handbook and includes information that will make your time at McLennan easier and more successful. By reading the Highlander Guide, you will become more knowledgeable about guidelines to follow while you are on campus, as well as resources available to you.

Our Mission

Our mission is to educate our students - improving their lives and enriching our community.

Core Values

  1. People matter - We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.
  2. Inclusiveness matters - We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a civil, welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together.
  3. Integrity matters - We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions.
  4. Communication matters - We will be open, collegial, and courageous in our communications with students and with our colleagues. We will listen before we speak. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them.
  5. Excellence matters - We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission.