Mission and Vision

Our Mission

The University College at NC State serves as an incubator for interdisciplinary programs and is home to a variety of academic units and programs that are uniquely situated in the university structure to engage every undergraduate student. UC faculty and staff, often through collaboration with a broad range of campus partners, provide innovative experiential learning opportunities, centralized curricular and cross-curricular programs, academic support, and other resources that enhance the student learning experience. Timely degree completion and accomplishment of academic and career goals are fostered through interdisciplinary academic programs, academic planning and support, continuous faculty and staff development, and high impact educational practices.

Our Vision

University College at NC State University seeks to be a nationally-recognized academic community that fosters critical inquiry and provides educational opportunities that enable students to navigate the successes and challenges of a rapidly changing society and become engaged global citizens.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Inclusion, diversity, equity, and access are central to the success of University College. They are integral to fostering scholarship and critical inquiry while providing equal access to all students, and helping them develop as engaged global citizens. We welcome the varied perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, and knowledge that are brought to us by our faculty, staff, students, and campus partners. The essence of an enriched educational experience lies in our ability to create learning opportunities and foster respect in the classroom and beyond in order to empower all community members to contribute.

Our Motivators

Academic success - Student responsibility Holistic development Experiential Learning Critical thinking Empathy Student Engagement Creativity

Our Values

Scholarship Accessibility Excellence Innovation Diversity Integrity