Administrative Procedures Manual (APM)

The Administrative Procedures Manual has been developed at the direction of the South Arkansas College Board of Trustees.   

The purpose of this manual is to provide clear guidance for proper, ethical and expeditious implementation of College policy and procedures which govern the way College business is managed and conducted.    

This manual is not a static document.  It will be continuously reviewed for completeness and accuracy and is subject to revision at the discretion of College Administration, Faculty, and Staff.  

Mission Statement 

South Arkansas College promotes excellence in learning, teaching, and service; provides lifelong educational opportunities; and serves as a cultural, intellectual, and economic resource for the community. 

Value Statement  

  • Excellence In Education  

    We are committed to excellence by providing highly competent, innovative and supportive faculty and staff, modern facilities equipped with current technology, and high quality academic and occupational programs. 

  • Student Learning

    We are committed to providing support, respect and encouragement, thereby, enabling students to achieve their educational goals and develop skills for lifelong learning.

  • Contribution To The Community

    We strive to serve the academic, occupational and enrichment needs of the community; enhance its quality of life, and support economic development in South Arkansas. 

  • Quality Of Work Environment 

    Recognizing that everyone contributes to the learning process, we value each member of our College community; foster respect, trust, and support among faculty, staff and students; encourage responsible, creative risk-taking and innovation; and recognize and reward exceptional performance and integrity.

  • Respect For Diversity

    Believing that everyone should have an opportunity to learn and succeed, we value intellectual and cultural diversity in the classroom, in the workplace, and in the community.

  • Dedication To The Future

    We are committed to continuous evaluation of our institution in order to address the needs of the present and to meet the challenges of the future.

Vision Statement

South Arkansas Community College will strive to be the leading resource for accessible education, workforce training, partnerships and economic development for our region.