Core Themes

Student Success

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

SS.1

UVU supports students' preparation for and achievement of academic success at the university.

SS.2

UVU provides a meaningful and well-rounded university experience.

SS.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.



Inclusive

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

I.1

UVU provides educational opportunity for a broad range of students.

I.2

UVU provides an inviting, supportive environment and a balance of activities and services for people from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

I.3

UVU offers an array of programs from certificated to masters, including non-credit programs, designed to reflect students' goals and the region's needs.

I.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.

E.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.

E.2

UVU fosters partnerships and outreach opportunities that enhance the regional, national, and global communities.



E.3

UVU serves as a portal of civic engagement and an engine of regional economic and business development.

Serious

UVU fosters a culture of academic rigor and professional excellence.

S.1

UVU champions learning through outstanding teaching in an academically rigorous environment.

S.2

UVU supports a culture of scholarship and creative work and promotes accomplishments in cultural, academic, and co-curriculum/extramural endeavors.

S.3

UVU attracts, develops, and retrains high achieving students and highly qualified faculty, staff, and administrators.

S.4

UVU is recognized for high quality, efficient, and effective programs and services.