Institutional Context

Students conversingSamuel Merritt University is guided by a strong mission statement based in an explicit value system. The values and mission guide strategic planning and development of strategic priorities from which, divisions and departments within the University design and manage their work, delineate performance criteria and monitor outcomes.

The following offer a summation of institutional planning and major committee documents that serve as the foundation for organizational work across all divisions including Academic Affairs, Finance and Enrollment and Student Services.