St. Thomas University School of Law is part of a university sponsored by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami. The mission of the University is to teach and prepare its students, in a personalized, caring, environment under Catholic auspices, to contribute their talents to concerns for peace, freedom, justice, dignity of the individual, and the betterment of humanity. The School of Law embraces the mission of the University and furthers that mission by:
Supporting and encouraging members of the law school community to explore and acknowledge the significance of Judeo-Christian moral and religious principles to the rule of law and to the legal profession;
Valuing difference, affirmatively welcoming to the law school community a richly diverse group representative of our pluralistic society;
Supporting and encouraging all persons in the law school community to examine their own personal values and, in the finest tradition of professionalism, to dedicate their professional lives to the service of others; and,
Creating and nurturing relationships, in the furtherance of world peace and justice, with and among our international neighbors in the global community.
The mission of St. Thomas University School of Law supports the intellectual and spiritual life of those within its community. The School of Law effectuates its mission by adhering to rigorous academic standards fortified by the recognition that moral and religious precepts are relevant to the practical and ethical issues that confront all lawyers.
The Mission of St. Thomas University
St. Thomas University is a dynamic community celebrating and respecting its diversity. It is sponsored by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami. The University continues the Catholic tradition in higher education by placing a priority on excellence in teaching and encouraging service and research. St Thomas University is student centered. It off