Our Mission

Utah Valley University is an integrated university and community college that educates every student for
success in work and life through excellence in engaged teaching, services, and scholarship.

Department Values

UVU’s culture supports our mission of student success. Student success encompasses both terminal degrees
and the holistic education of students, and we believe that we can fulfill this mission best in an environment
that allows all individuals to thrive personally and professionally. To this end, UVU operates in accordance with
three core values: exceptional care, exceptional accountability, and exceptional results.

  • We are committed to the learning and success of our students. Student success is a measure of our success as nurse educators.
  • We believe that caring nurses promote the health of body, mind, and spirit in individuals, families and communities.
  • We are committed to serving our local, state and global communities. We promote and maintain positive relationships with our community partners. We promote health by educating nurses committed to work and service in their community.
  • We are dedicated to student-centered teaching. We value evidence-based teaching strategies and active, collaborative, experiential learning. Teaching and learning are a partnership in which students are ultimately responsible for their learning, and accountable for their nursing practice.
  • We encourage the pursuit of excellence through life-long learning. We expect our graduates to utilize sound clinical judgment and evidence-based nursing actions.
  • We believe honor and integrity are essential to learning and for nursing practice, and we promote professional standards of practice and behavior.
  • We value collegial collaboration as well as the rights and responsibilities of academic freedom. We encourage thoughtful and civil discourse, recognizing that free exchange of informed ideas enhances individual and community decision-making.
  • We appreciate the diversity and the interconnectedness in our faculty, students, and in the communities in which we practice. We celebrate diversity within our community.

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The associate, baccalaureate, and master’s programs at Utah Valley University at the West campus, located in Orem, Utah is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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