Institutional Indicators

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


UVU fosters a culture of academic rigor and professional excellence.

Administrative Imperatives

UVU's Administrative Imperatives—Operate Ethically and Effectively, Manage Growth, and Secure Resources—are key practices and principles critical for sustained fulfillment of the University's mission and core themes.

Operate Ethically and Effectively

UVU operates responsibly through ethical conduct and best practices in planning, decision making, and resource management.

Manage Growth

UVU anticipates and appropriately responds to the region's higher education needs.

Secure Resources

UVU seeks and obtains public and private resources to fulfill its mission.