The five campus libraries in the El Paso County Community College District (EPCCD) are decentralized. The Head Librarians report to the AVP of Instruction & Student Success. Technical Services, including acquisitions, cataloging and interlibrary loan, is a separate, centralized department servicing the five campus libraries. The libraries employ full-time and part-time public services librarians as well as support staff.
The mission of El Paso Community College is to "ensure affordable, high quality education and career pathways from start to finish." https://www.epcc.edu/About.
The El Paso Community College Libraries provide instruction, access to information resources and information technology to support high quality education and career pathways from start to finish which supports the college mission.
The E.P.C.C. libraries provide their diverse and multicultural population of students, faculty, staff and community users with access to information resources and responsive services. The E.P.C.C. libraries also help support the professional development needs of E.P.C.C. faculty and staff.
The E.P.C.C. libraries are committed to the goal of helping to prepare students for lifelong learning by providing them with opportunities to learn how to access information in different formats and to develop the critical thinking skills associated with information literacy.
The libraries serve a diverse body of over 24,613 students, 1,026 faculty and 1,304 classified staff, professional support personnel and administrators. (Fact Book Fall 2021)
The College grants the degrees of the Associate of Arts, the Associate of Applied Science, Certificates of Completion, Enhanced Skills Certificates and Continuing Education Units. The College’s special programs include transfer degree, vocational-technical career, developmental, literacy, adult education, and community service.
Library usage is also available, on a limited and restricted basis, to members of the El Paso County community who are not affiliated with E.P.C.C.The five campus libraries in the El Paso County Community College District (EPCCD) are decentralized.