The Vision and Mission of the College of Engineering & Engineering Technology


To endow our constituents with skills and credentials to meet the global and technological challenges of a changing society.


An unwavering commitment to the creation and dissemination of technical knowledge for educating and training the northern Illinois community through highest levels of academic and public service programs.

Priorities in Achieving Vision and Mission

  • Assist students in reaching their educational and career goals
  • Assess learning outcomes of students to national standards
  • Provide comprehensive practice-based degree and certification programs
  • Support the modernization efforts of the neighboring industries
  • Enhance the economic development of the State of Illinois
  • Support life-long learning goals of the Illinois community
  • Provide a global perspective to the learning environment at the college
  • Aim for the highest recognition of College of Engineering and Engineering Technology activities
  • Disseminate information to promote awareness of engineering and technology
  • Maintain excellence through continuous quality improvement
  • Continue the highest level of accreditation for all college programs
  • Enable student success and growth through comprehensive support
  • Maintain a highly qualified faculty and staff
  • Promote the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Promote understanding of ecological issues

Shared Values

The faculty, staff, and students of the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology will maintain a continuing tradition of public service through high quality academic and research programs. The following values will be the working focus of the college:

  • Recognize that, as administrators, faculty, staff, and students, we have a personal responsibility to build the integrity of the college
  • Apply sound engineering judgment, making informed decisions, employing prudent management practices and providing quality services
  • Strive to understand and personally meet the needs of our customers
  • Encourage creativity, imagination, and innovation
  • Respect diversity and all individuals regardless of differences
  • Be responsive, professional, and ethical in all internal and external relationships