ASU’s mission is to educate, serve, and inspire our diverse populations in the pursuit of their lifelong dreams and ambitions.


To become the university community of choice for diverse, historically underserved groups, and all who value quality education and inclusivity.

As members of the Adams State University community, we value

  • Opportunity and access for all
  • Excellence in teaching and learning
  • Growth through inclusion of diverse cultures and ideas
  • A learning and civic community of trust, respect, and civility
  • Caring and personal relationships
  • Innovation, integrity, and ethical leadership
  • Responsible stewardship
ASU Strategic Plan (PDF)