Southern Utah University is a dynamic teaching and learning community that engages students in experiential education leading to personal growth, civic responsibility, and professional excellence.
Southern Utah University will receive national recognition for its innovations in learning, student success, and providing the best educational experience in the intermountain west.
SUU explores diverse ideas, disciplines, skills, cultures, and places.
SUU creates intentional and transformative learning experiences.
SUU excels through a commitment to high‐quality outcomes and student achievement.
Approved by Trustees 07/16/2011
Approved by Regents 08/18/2011
Revised Core Themes approved by Trustees 12/07/2012
Increase opportunities for the SUU learning community to explore complex problems and sense of purpose in the region, nation, and world
Engage students, faculty, and staff in practices that lead to meaningful learning.
Foster intellectual and creative engagement within the SUU campus community.
Lead students, faculty, and staff to successful professional and educational outcomes.
Prepare students for responsible citizenship in their communities and countries.
Help students develop lives of purpose, fulfillment, and wellness.