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Our Culture

The University of North Georgia is a community of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends who are committed to educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement.

UNG's institutional values – excellence, student-focus, integrity, engagement, and service – are essential to our identity and mission of preparing students to become leaders in a diverse and global society. UNG's culture reinforces that commitment and our role as responsible stewards of the resources and responsibilities with which we are entrusted.

Our Vision

The University of North Georgia will be a regional and national leader for academic excellence, engagement, educational opportunity, and leadership development.

Our Mission

The University of North Georgia, a regional multi-campus institution and premier senior military college, provides a culture of academic excellence in a student-focused environment that includes quality education, service, inquiry and creativity. This is accomplished through broad access to comprehensive academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. The University of North Georgia is a University System of Georgia leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia.

Our Values

  • Excellence - Promoting standards of performance and accountability that exceed expectations
  • Student-focus - Facilitating success and educational goal attainment for all students and fostering a welcoming environment that values and reflects diversity and inclusion.
  • Integrity - Cultivating in ourselves and in others the willingness and steadfastness to act honestly and ethically
  • Engagement - Promoting active involvement, intellectual inquiry and creativity, collaboration, and community partnership
  • Service - Giving of oneself to enhance the life and richness of the university and all of its members, as well as the larger community

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