Our Mission

Our Mission:

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.

Our Vision:

Southern Utah University will receive national recognition for its innovations in learning, student success, and providing the best educational experience in the intermountain west.

Our Core Themes:


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.