Mission of the University Centers
As a student-centered organization, University Centers supports the UCSD community with quality facilities, services, and programs that foster and enrich the campus experience and student learning.
-Adopted by the University Centers Advisory Board, May 16, 2011
Values of the University Centers
In accomplishing its mission, the University Centers values:
  • Community - fostering a climate that is welcoming to all, and providing a variety of places where students can find a sense of belonging, balance their academic pursuits, and engage in open expression
  • Learning – providing activities, services, and spaces that compliment students’ educational pursuits and support student learning outside the classroom
  • Hospitality – serving our guests and making them feel welcome and comfortable; going beyond what is expected to deliver excellent service
  • Student Participation ­– consulting students through assessment, student employment, and volunteer opportunities
  • Adaptability – responding in a flexible and timely manner to address the needs and interests of current and future students
  • Clean and Safe Facilities – providing facilities that are well-maintained, clean, and safe
  • Sustainability – considering future impacts and long-term viability of our facilities, services, and programs
  • Team Development – providing the tools and training for our team members to successfully fulfill their roles; fostering an environment that supports collaboration and innovation