Mission Statement

The Ozarks Mission

True to our Christian heritage, we prepare students from diverse religious, cultural, educational, and economic backgrounds to live life fully.


  • Student Intellectual Development: Stimulate the students intellectually through a full offering of studies in the liberal arts and professional preparation in selected areas.
  • Student Social Development: Promote student interaction on campus and in the community, capitalizing on the university's setting in the beautiful Ozarks.
  • Student Spiritual Development: Encourage students both to learn and to practice Christian values, while respecting individual beliefs.
  • Student Support: Support students and the growth of the university through following sound financial strategies.

The University of the Ozarks commits its administration, faculty, students, and programs to the fulfillment of its mission.

American Southwest Conference Sportsmanship Statement

Games are played under the rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the American Southwest Conference. It is requested that the rules of good sportsmanship and conduct prevail throughout each contest. The University of the Ozarks, the NCAA and the ASC ask that all fans act responsibly and courteously to those around you. Consumption of alcohol, use of tobacco, abusive language or disorderly conduct is unacceptable. Team members and fans deserve your respect and courtesy. Your cooperation is appreciated.