Mission and Values


Rooted in the Catholic and Franciscan traditions of Faith and Reason, the University of Saint Francis engages a diverse community in learning, leadership, and service.

Franciscan Values

At the university, you will experience Franciscan values that encourage us to:

  • Reverence the unique dignity of each person;
  • Encourage a trustful, prayerful community of learners;
  • Serve one another, society, and the Church;
  • Foster peace and justice; and
  • Respect creation.