UVU Mission

Core Themes

"Collectively, the core themes represent the institution's interpretation of its mission and translation of that interpretation into practice." (Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities)

Student Success

UVU supports students in achieving their educational, professional, and personal goals.


UVU engages its communities in mutually beneficial collaboration and emphasizes engaged learning.


UVU fosters a culture of academic rigor and professional excellence.


UVU provides opportunity for individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives and meets regional educational needs.