Mission & Values

Green walkways next to academic buildingsOur mission elements are:

  • Collaborate to provide multiple pathways to student-centered experiences
  • Create platforms with campus partners to develop and enhance meaningful opportunities for learners of all backgrounds
  • Contribute to partnerships by sharing our expertise and understanding our partners’ needs and goals
  • Partner to generate resources for the university which support strategic priorities and initiatives


Our Shared Values



We partner with the campus community and beyond to achieve shared goals.


We pursue our work in a spirit of respect, trust, and the highest level of professionalism.


We are dedicated to creating opportunities for our students and colleagues to pursue the transformative impact of higher education to improve lives.


We believe that success is never final. We advance strategic opportunities for our students and for the university.


We embrace UMBC’s approach to “inclusive excellence” by taking great pride in the diversity of experience, background, and thought within our community.


We cultivate programs and initiatives that address institutional needs and opportunities.