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Mission Alignment Standards

BYU employees must possess a commitment to the Mission of Brigham Young University and the Aims of a BYU Education. That commitment is demonstrated through the following behaviors, attitudes, and expressions:

  • intentionality in building faith in Jesus Christ and testimony of His restored gospel among members of the BYU community
  • commitment to seek and be led by the Holy Ghost in all aspects of university assignments
  • student-centeredness above all other professional pursuits
  • excellence in teaching, scholarship, mentoring, and citizenship
  • commitment to a campus culture of unity, love, and belonging
  • a pattern of exemplary conduct that combines spiritual values and personal integrity in conducting work in a professional manner consistent with the values espoused by the university and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • a pattern of public expression that faithfully promotes the mission and doctrines of the Church; is devoid of contradicting or opposing Church doctrines, policies, and general leaders; and refrains from expressions and behaviors that are dishonest, unchaste, profane, or disrespectful of others