The core values of the University provide a foundation for faculty, staff, and students to fulfill the mission and achieve the vision of the institution. The values are focused on community, learning, integrity, and excellence.

Promoting a sense of community, the University embraces the common bonds and obligations within and beyond the campus while respecting individual and cultural differences.

Fostering learning, the University promotes the pursuit of theoretical and practical knowledge while encouraging a life well-lived - a lifelong philosophy of informed, critical thinking to meet evolving challenges and opportunities.

Instilling integrity, the University requires acting with dignity and honesty while adhering consistently to the University’s ethical codes.

Achieving excellence, the University lauds superior performance while recognizing the importance of persistence toward goals.