The University of Northern Iowa provides transformative learning Accountability â€“ integrity, responsibility and the highest ethical experiences that inspire students to embrace challenge, engage in standards of students, faculty and staff critical inquiry and creative thought and contribute to society.
Communityâ€“ an ethical, caring, and safe community characterized by civility.
Diversity â€“ a welcoming community that celebrates pluralism, The University of Northern Iowa will be nationally known for innovative multiculturalism, and the unique contributions of each person and
education, preparing students for success in a rapidly changing, group globally competitive, and culturally diverse world.
Engagement â€“ characterized by challenge, transformation, and lifelong learning in a global society
Excellence â€“ in teaching and learning, scholarship and creative work, As a university community we are guided by the following core and service values:
Sustainability â€“ an attractive, well-maintained campus environment
Academic Freedom â€“ freedom of inquiry by students, faculty, and staff that enhances the living and learning experience with an emphasis on environmental stewardship
Accessâ€“ an affordable, inclusive educational environment