Our mission, vision & values


The Student Health Center is dedicated to providing cost-effective, evidence-based, student-centered healthcare that promotes wellness and academic success in an atmosphere of kindness, inclusivity and respect.

Vision: Our Aim for Excellence

The SHC will be the healthcare provider of choice for UWL & Western students. We will remain a vital contributor to the UWL and Western educational missions. Our service-delivery strategies will be responsive to the changing needs of our students and the evolving science of healthcare.

Values: Our Shared Beliefs

A Caring, Inclusive Culture: We strive to maintain a climate of sensitivity and compassion that values and respects all individuals.

Active Communication: We are dedicated to dialogue that is open, respectful, nonjudgmental, and direct.

Accountability: We are committed to personal responsibility, professional and organizational integrity, and sensible use of resources.

Education: We value life-long learning to enhance personal and professional growth, wellness and healthcare engagement for patients and staff.

Safety and Security: We are committed to maintaining a safe environment for all and a culture that respects and protects patient privacy.

Collaboration: We value partnerships with institutional and community members who share our passion for college health.

Quality Improvement and Enhancement: We utilize evidence-based, data-driven methods to meet the evolving needs of our patients and staff.