2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 09, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mission Statement and UCF Creed

Mission Statement

The University of Central Florida is a public multi-campus, metropolitan research university, dedicated to serving its surrounding communities with their diverse and expanding populations, technological corridors, and international partners. The mission of the university is to offer high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, student development, and continuing education; to conduct research and creative activities; and to provide services that enhance the intellectual, cultural, environmental, and economic development of the metropolitan region, address national and international issues in key areas, establish UCF as a major presence, and contribute to the global community.

The UCF Creed

Integrity, scholarship, community, creativity, and excellence are the core values that guide our conduct, performance, and decisions. These values comprise the guiding principles that direct the actions of the University, its students and its employees.


I will practice and defend academic and personal honesty.


I will cherish and honor learning as a fundamental purpose of my membership in the UCF community.


I will promote an open and supportive campus environment by respecting the rights and contributions of every individual.


I will use my talents to enrich the human experience.


I will strive toward the highest standards of performance in any endeavor I undertake.