Our Vision & Mission

Our Vision

*The vision of the Office of Institutional Advancement is to create and maintain UTEPís mutually beneficial relationships; seek, attract and effectively distribute vital resources; and strategically and cohesively communicate the universityís mission and accomplishments with the purpose of further establishing UTEP as a national model in higher education.

Our Mission

*The mission of the Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA) is to lead and assist all departments within OIA in their collective efforts to build relationships within a variety of targeted constituents and strategically communicate UTEP's core commitment to provide excellence and access in higher education. Institutional Advancement is composed of the following departments: Advancement Services and Scholarships, Alumni Relations, University Communications, University Development, University Relations, and Government Relations, which share the common goal of heightening awareness of UTEP as a quality institution worthy of support and involvement by its constituents. OIA Provides strategic planning and oversight to many of the university's external relations efforts to garner financial and community support, and integrates its component departments' programs and interests with the university's as a whole. Further, these units provide services and opportunities for students in support of their academic goals.