According to State statute, the Boulder Campus of the University of Colorado is mandated to be “a comprehensive graduate research university with high admission standards which offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate programs.” In keeping with this mandate, the University of Colorado at Boulder is herein defined as a diverse community of advanced learning with the highest standards of scholarship, in which research and creative work enrich the teaching of students who thrive in an academic environment. The community consists of five complementary and cooperative groups: students, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni.
for the University of Colorado at Boulder
ADVANCE AND IMPART KNOWLEDGE ACROSS A COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF DISCIPLINES TO BENEFIT THE PEOPLE OF COLORADO, THE NATION, AND THE WORLD BY EDUCATING UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS IN THE ACCUMULATED KNOWLEDGE OF HUMANKIND,
DISCOVERING NEW KNOWLEDGE THROUGH RESEARCH AND CREATIVE WORK, AND
FOSTERING CRITICAL THOUGHT, ARTISTIC CREATIVITY, PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP.
for the University of Colorado Community at Boulder
COUNSEL the university community through advisory channels,
RECRUIT qualified students to enrich the academic and cultural life of the university,
ADVOCATE for the university in local communities and with the State Legislature, and
CONTRIBUTE time, talent and treasure to promote the well-being of your university.