The University of Sioux Falls a Christian University in the liberal arts tradition educates students in the humanities sciences and professions. The traditional motto of the University is Culture for Service that is we seek to foster academic excellence and the development of mature Christian persons for service to God and humankind in the world. Through programs in the humanities sciences and professions the University helps students grow intellectually discern truth and develop a Christian worldview. As a Christian institution the University of Sioux Falls fosters in all members of its community the development of emotional maturity physical well-being interpersonal skills and values which reflect the character and teachings of Christ. The University of Sioux Falls is committed to the Lordship of Jesus Christ and to the integration of biblical faith and learning; it affirms that Christians are called to share their faith with others through lives of service.