UVU's Core Themes
STUDENT SUCCESS: UVU supports students in achieving their educational, professional, and personal goals.
Student Success Objective 1: UVU supports students’ preparation for* and achievement of academic success at the university.
Student Success Objective 2: UVU provides a meaningful and well-rounded university experience.
Student Success Objective 3: UVU prepares students for success in their
subsequent academic, professional, and lifelong learning pursuits including
serving as leaders, people of integrity, and stewards of their communities.
SERIOUS: UVU fosters a culture of academic rigor and professional excellence.
Serious Objective 1: UVU champions learning through outstanding teaching in an academically rigorous environment.
Serious Objective 2: UVU supports a culture of scholarship and creative work and promotes accomplishment in cultural, academic, and co-curricular/ extramural endeavors.
Serious Objective 3: UVU attracts, develops, and retains high achieving students* and highly qualified faculty, staff, and administrators.
Serious Objective 4: UVU is recognized for high quality, efficient, and effective programs and services.
INCLUSIVE: UVU provides opportunity for individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives and meets regional educational needs.
Inclusive Objective 1: UVU provides educational opportunity for a broad range of students.
Inclusive Objective 2: UVU provides an inviting, supportive environment and a balance of activities and services for people from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.
Inclusive Objective 3: UVU offers an array of programs from certificates to masters, including non-credit programs, designed to reflect students’ goals and the region’s needs.
Inclusive Objective 4: UVU utilizes a variety of schedules, locations, and delivery methods that best meet students’ needs.
ENGAGED: UVU engages its communities in mutually beneficial collaboration and emphasizes engaged learning.
Engaged Objective 1: UVU faculty and staff engage
students using real-world contexts within the curriculum and activities outside
the classroom to increase professional competence and confidence.
Engaged Objective 2: UVU fosters partnerships and outreach opportunities that enhance the regional, national, and global communities.
Engaged Objective 3: UVU serves as a portal of civic engagement and an engine of regional economic and business development.