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Mission, Values and History

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Mission, Values and History
100 Years of Excellence


University Extension provides academic opportunities from The University of Texas at Austin that meet the continuing needs of learners in Texas and beyond.


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Learn for now, learn for life

We believe that learning is a lifelong endeavor. We serve as advocates for continuing learners and provide flexible educational opportunities that support their journey.

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Create positive impact

We have a responsibility to serve as a catalyst for positive change - in the lives of our learners, in the communities we serve and among ourselves.

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Cultivate excellence

We are committed to upholding the excellence and standards of the University. We are leaders in our area of expertise; we act with integrity, transparency and accountability; and we continually strive to uphold the trust placed in us by our students and partners.

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Be open to possibilities

We welcome new ideas and consider them with an open mind. We seek imaginative solutions and mindfully push the boundaries of what's possible.

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Get there together

Our partnerships with faculty, campus, units and colleagues are built on trust, shared goals, deep understanding and respect. We will succeed only as a true team, and explore opportunities, face challenges and celebrate successes together.

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