Mission, Vision, and Values
As both a Metropolitan University of distinction and a Carnegie Doctoral Research institution, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) transforms and improves the quality of life locally, nationally, and globally.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha is recognized as the premier Metropolitan University throughout the United States and the world.
Excellence: focusing on exceptional education, groundbreaking research, and the life-long success of our students and alumni.
Engagement: strengthening our community through the transformative power of shared resources, dynamic collaboration, and sustained partnerships.
Inclusion: creating an environment that is welcoming, open, and diverse; committing to the accessibility of our campus and academic programs; and ensuring a respectful and safe campus environment.
Discovery: fostering a culture of critical thinking and creativity, and upholding the rigorous pursuit and exchange of knowledge.
Integrity: embodying the highest of professional and ethical standards.
Maverick Spirit: exemplifying strength, resilience, curiosity, independent thinking, and entrepreneurism in our everyday deeds and collective endeavors.