USCB Mission Statement

The University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) responds to regional needs, draws upon regional strengths, and prepares graduates to contribute locally, nationally, and internationally with its mission of teaching, research, and service. USCB is a senior baccalaureate campus (1,400 to 3,000 students) of the state's largest public university. It offers degree programs in the arts, humanities, professions, and social and natural sciences delivered through on-site instruction and distance education, along with an active program of co-curricular activities and athletics. It serves a racially and culturally diverse student body, including military personnel, veterans and their dependents, and draws students from the South Carolina Lowcountry, from around the country, and from around the world. USCB enriches the quality of life for area residents of all ages through its academic programs, continuing education, artistic and cultural offerings, community outreach, collaborations with regional initiatives, and life-long learning opportunities.

Approved by Institutional Effectiveness Council
May 26, 2011

Approved by USCB Faculty
October 28, 2011

Approved by USCB Administrative Council
July 30, 2012

Amended and approved by USCB Faculty Senate
September 28, 2012

Amended version approved by USCB Administrative Council
October 8, 2012

Approved by USCB Board of Trustees
December 18, 2012

Approved by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
June 7, 2013