Vision and Mission
Colorado State University-Pueblo will enhance its reputation as a premier comprehensive regional university that offers a wide range of undergraduate degrees as well as specialized graduate degrees. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSU-Pueblo is committed to maintaining university accessibility which reflects southern Colorados culturally and ethnically diverse student body, including first generation students. We will do so by offering excellent academics, affordable education, transformative opportunities, and supportive student life. CSU-Pueblo will be distinguished by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparations as well as an emphasis on experiential education that reflects skills and competencies needed in a global society.
Colorado State University-Pueblo's mission stresses its distinctiveness and central commitments:
Colorado State University-Pueblo is committed to excellence, setting the standard for regional comprehensive universities in teaching, research and service by providing leadership and access for its region while maintaining its commitment to diversity.
The Colorado State University System Board of Governors adopted a set of values to be shared by CSU-Pueblo and its sister school, Colorado State University in Fort Collins:
- Be ACCOUNTABLE
- Promote CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY
- Employ a CUSTOMER FOCUS
- Promote FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
- Demonstrate INCLUSIVENESS and DIVERSITY
- Encourage and reward INNOVATION
- Act with INTEGRITY and MUTUAL RESPECT
- Provide OPPORTUNITY and ACCESS
- Support EXCELLENCE in TEACHING and RESEARCH