Mission Statement for the University College:
The University College is dedicated to student learning and individual development. It
is designed to aid students in their academic endeavors by facilitating developmental advising on
the major programs and core curriculum, by providing a firm academic and social foundation
through the First-Year Experience class, and by providing peer consulting and structured
learning assistance through the learning assistance centers. Coastal embraces the teacher-
scholar model, placing primary emphasis on high quality teaching, engaged learning, mentoring
and expert collaboration.