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Mission and Vision


The CSU Bakersfield Extended University Division will be recognized as a respected and valued educational partner on our campus and in the community. We will be recognized as an energetic, positive thinking, responsive, supporting, and helpful organization - a valued resource in our community.


We will create innovative educational opportunities locally, regionally, and worldwide. And through this activity we will contribute to individual and regional economic development.


Quality - We dedicate ourselves to deliver quality service and quality programs to our students.

Integrity - Integrity means trustworthiness in all our dealings with others and treating others as we would be treated.

Student Service - We exist because our students trust us and appreciate what we do for them. Our future depends on our continuing dedication to our students' welfare.

Creativity & Innovation - Our success depends on bringing innovation to program development and to the processes we use to deliver our programs.

Growth - We will grow our Division and its programs to serve our community's evolving educational needs.

Competence - We believe in continuing education and professional development for ourselves in order to continually improve our ability to deliver excellent service on the job.

Collaboration - The sum is greater than the parts. We work with others because our partners complement our strengths.