Institutional Vision, Mission, Core Values

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We engage students, inspire change and enrich community.

We nurture students through community connections, tied to our values and our region, grounded in Chattanooga,
a great drawing card and we value our place.



The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a driving force for achieving excellence by actively engaging students, faculty and staff, embracing diversity and inclusion, inspiring positive change and enriching and sustaining our community.

At UTC we develop a community on campus, enable students to go into the global community
and we provide a nurturing environment that connects students, community and opportunity.


We believe that students are the reason our institution exists.

We affirm the essential function of a liberal arts education.

We commit to transformational engagement with our community.

We nurture a culture of creativity, scholarship and innovation.

We embrace diversity and inclusion.

We pursue excellence in all that we do.

We live integrity and civility.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga