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Mission, Vision and Core Values

Our Mission

The UCI Division of Continuing Education (DCE) is dedicated to serving our global student community by providing highly valued, innovative and practical learning experiences that promote personal and professional success at any stage of life. With a commitment to integrity, quality, accountability, and personal leadership, our team fosters an inclusive, collaborative environment to empower and transform the lives of our students and each other.

Our Vision

To bring innovative and productive educational opportunities to lifelong learners throughout the world.

  • Exceptional
    Quality

  • Uphold the highest standards of excellence in course design, instructor facilitation, the student experience, and internal processes.

  • Meaningful Student
    Experience

  • Create meaningful and productive lifelong educational experiences through multiple touch points that meet or exceed our students’ expectations.

  • Operational
    Excellence

  • Provide an optimal environment for student success and team member performance through effective people-oriented initiatives and operational effectiveness.

  • Value Driven
    Culture

  • Promote and embody DCE’s core values through consistent awareness and application of core values, accountability, and metrics.

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and
    Belonging

  • Create and maintain a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where everyone feels respected and valued for their differences.

Core Values

Collaboration
Communication
Community
Innovation
Integrity
Leadership
Quality