EMU Values

Eastern Michigan University Mission Statement

EMU enriches lives in a supportive, intellectually dynamic and diverse community. Our dedicated faculty balance teaching and research to prepare students with relevant skills and real world awareness. We are an institution of opportunity where students learn in and beyond the classroom to benefit the local and global communities.

Eastern Michigan University Vision Statement

Eastern Michigan University will be a premier public university recognized for student-centered learning, high quality academic programs, and community impact.

Eastern Michigan University Core Values
Excellence: We provide an exceptional environment to our faculty, staff, and students. We improve our performance continuously and strive to be the best in everything we do.
Respect: We care for our people, communities, and the environment and show respect for the dignity of the individual.
Inclusiveness: We create an environment that supports, represents, embraces, and engages members of diverse groups and identities.
Responsibility: We are accountable – individually and in teams – for our behaviors, actions, and results. We keep commitments.
Integrity: Integrity and transparency are critical to our institutional effectiveness. We pursue the highest level of personal, intellectual, academic, financial, and operational integrity within the University community.
Eastern Michigan University Creed

We believe the INTEGRITY of our work and the RESPECT we show for our fellow students, faculty, alumni, and staff are an integral part of our ongoing EDUCATION.

We believe that the RELATIONSHIPS we have and those we continue to develop will support us as we learn and grow together as a community.

INTEGRITY adds value to our educational experience.

RESPECT promotes unity and understanding through individual differences within our community.

EDUCATION allows us to develop socially, intellectually, and emotionally.

RELATIONSHIPS are the foundation of our growth.