Envision UC Santa Cruz

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Envision UC Santa Cruz is our campus-wide strategic plan for the future and the paths we will take to get there.

This website provides details on the goals, including action plans and progress, and background on the collaborative planning process. Updates will be made frequently to track the progress of implementation, particularly throughout Spring 2015.

Our Vision

UC Santa Cruz is a world-class research university with an extraordinary commitment to society and the success of our students. Our research propels human knowledge, understanding, and creativity forward through a shared spirit of innovation and discovery. Our students join in this experience through our outstanding academic programs, broad student research opportunities, and varied extracurricular activities. An uncommon dedication to diversity, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship pervades all that we do. Read the complete vision statement.

Our Goals

Allocate faculty resources strategically.

Support research excellence.   

Advance student success

Make UC Santa Cruz a place where people enjoy working

Tell the world our story

Address workload burden

» Download Envision Report, March 2017 (PDF)