University of Wyoming Mission Statement


The University of Wyoming aspires to be one of the nation’s finest public land-grant research universities, dedicated to serving as a statewide resource for accessible and affordable higher education of the highest quality, rigorous scholarship, technology transfer, economic and community development, and responsible stewardship of our cultural, historical, and natural resources.

             In the exercise of our primary mission to teach and educate students, we seek to provide academic and co-curricular opportunities that will:

            As Wyoming’s only university, we are committed to outreach and service that extend our human talent and technological capacity to serve the people in our communities, our state, the nation, and the world.   

            The primary vehicles for identifying the specific actions and resource allocations needed to achieve this complex mission are the University’s Academic Plan, Support Services Plan, and Capital Facilities Plan, each revised periodically.