VPCS Strategic Plan
Mission Statement: The mission of the Office of the Vice President for Community Service is to extend UTSA beyond its campuses through community engagement and public service, applied research, outreach and community education, to serve as a catalyst for socioeconomic development – for Texas, the nation and the world. Community Service initiatives work to transform the lives of individuals and communities through active involvement with UTSA’s stakeholders by building relationships, conducting dialogue focused on common goals, and extending university knowledge, resources and expertise that contribute toward the advancement of society.
Vision Statement: Community engagement at UTSA is the active involvement of the university community through its faculty, staff, students, and alumni in strategic partnerships with the broader community to enrich learning and research, to prepare engaged citizens, and to contribute to the public good.
Core Values: Community engagement values a culture of openness and access, creating value and improving quality of life, active communication and collaboration with community stakeholders, and positive constituent services at all levels.