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Visitor's Guide

We are a public college where individuals shine and find community.

People here are scholars and friends. At Morris, your mind will be stretched and learning will renew and sustain you over a lifetime.

As an intentionally small, residential liberal arts university, Morris:

  • offers a personalized and individualized education;
  • unites an eclectic mix of faculty, staff, and students generating a one-of-a-kind synergy inspiring open-mindedness, involvement, discovery, creativity, and determination;
  • nurtures enthusiastic students seeking challenges in the classroom and engagement in the community;
  • supports dedicated faculty who teach, advise, mentor, and challenge students.
  • maintains academic resources that nurture and support successful college experiences;
  • creates opportunities in and out of the classroom for critical thinking, creativity,leadership, teamwork, and community involvement;
  • celebrates diversity in its many forms;
  • prepares graduates for lifelong learning, for careers, for advanced degrees, for flexibility in the career world of the future, and for citizenship in a global community.

As a public university, Morris:

  • commits to making the liberal arts experience accessible and attainable;
  • subscribes to the value of public education for all citizens;
  • shares scholarship, research, and artistic endeavors with and beyond the campus community; and
  • promises accountability to the people it serves.