University Mission

Sign at entrance to UNC CharlotteFoundation Mission Statement:

The Foundation advances UNC Charlotte as North Carolina’s urban research university through active engagement, advocacy, fundraising, and stewardship. 

UNC Charlotte Mission Statement:

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university. It leverages its location in the state’s largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region.  The complete mission statement is available online here.