Mission, Vision and Values

Mission, Vision & Values

Mission Statement

The Colorado Springs campus of the University of Colorado shall be a comprehensive baccalaureate and specialized graduate research university with selective admission standards.

The Colorado Springs campus shall offer liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering, health sciences, and teacher preparation undergraduate degree programs, and a selected number of masters and doctoral degree programs.

Vision Statement

UCCS, a premier comprehensive undergraduate and specialized graduate research university, provides students with academically rigorous and life-enriching experiences in a vibrant university community. We advance knowledge, integrate student learning with the spirit of discovery, and broaden access to higher education for the benefit of southern Colorado, the state, the nation and the world.

Core Values

We see these values of excellence as our guiding principles:

  • Student Focus
  • Integration
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Inclusive Diversity
  • Dynamic Responsible Growth
  • Integrity
Core Values
Student Focus
Core Values
Core Values
Core Values
Core Values
Inclusive Diversity
Core Values
Dynamic Responsible Growth
Core Values