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Vision, Mission, Values

Vision Statement

The vision of the Testing & Advisement Center at Texas State Technical College Harlingen is to be an integral component in each student’s successful academic journey.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Testing & Advisement Center at Texas State Technical College Harlingen is to empower students to take responsibility for reaching their academic and career goals through appropriate testing and the development of a meaningful educational plan.  

Values Statement

The values associated with the Texas State Technical College Harlingen Advisement Center are closely aligned with the stated values of the college.

Excellence: We strive to have a comprehensive knowledge of campus programs, services and policies in order to provide quality advisement.

Leadership: We assist students in developing an educational plan to meet their career goals.

Innovation: We seek new ways to provide accessible advisement to students in order to meet their needs.

Collaboration: We work cooperatively with other departments to enhance the quality of services which students receive.

Responsiveness: We provide information to students in a timely manner in order for students to make knowledgeable decisions regarding their education.

Accountability: We teach students to be proactive, responsible and resourceful towards their academic success.

Stewardship: We encourage students to have a focused effort on degree completion.

Purpose Statement

The primary purpose of the Texas State Technical College Harlingen Testing and Advisement Center is to serve as a resource throughout a student’s academic career.  In order to accomplish this, the Testing and Advisement Center will:

  • Assist students in exploring and clarifying their values and educational aspirations.
  • Engage students in developing and implementing an educational plan that is congruent with their interest and abilities.
  • Provide ongoing support for students throughout their educational journey about educational opportunities’, requirements, policies and procedures to aid in retention and graduation.
  • Assist TSTC Harlingen in improving campus wide advisement for all students. 




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