The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an internationally recognized, comprehensive research intensive university that produces important discoveries, provides an outstanding education, and serves the workforce needs of Redstone Arsenal, the greater Huntsville area, the state and beyond. Our mission is to explore, discover, create and transfer knowledge, and to educate students from diverse backgrounds in leadership, innovation, inclusivity, critical thinking and civic responsibility, while inspiring a passion for learning.

Strategic Plan


The University of Alabama in Huntsville will be recognized as an innovative institution that excels in research and creative activity and student-centered education. UAH graduates will lead in their fields and shape a diverse and inclusive modern society for the greater good.

Core Values

Core ValuesDefinition
Pursuing Excellence Supporting the mission and vision of the university by consistently delivering high-quality teaching, research and creative works, scholarship and service.
Integrity & Respect Behaving honestly, fairly and ethically to foster a culture of trust, civility, openness and professionalism in all interactions, activities and decision-making.
Diversity & Inclusion Cultivating a diverse and inclusive learning, living and working community to celebrate the accomplishments of all groups and individuals.
Continual Improvement Promoting creative solutions that overcome obstacles to student, faculty, staff and institutional success, with consistent assessment of achievement.