Your ideas, your thoughts and your dreams are helping to shape the future of the University of Arizona. We asked for broad input, and nearly 10,000 of you have provided valuable insight and inspiration throughout the process.

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We’ve asked for your input, and you’ve answered.

Question 3: Name three ways the UA can ensure our students are prepared for life after graduation.

  • 25% of respondents: Offer real-world experience in the form of experiential learning opportunities, real-life projects, and internships and externships.
  • 24% of respondents: Career placement assistance in the form of job fairs, guidance and mentoring, and opportunities for networking. Perhaps offer a capstone-type course that addresses skills needed in the workplace, gets their resume together, etc.        
  • 12% of respondents: Teach a Life Skills course that covers effective communication, basic health and self-care, sexual health and responsibility, and relationships beyond social media (personal/sexual, family, friends, supervisors).
  • 11% of respondents: Develop critical thinking skills. 
  • 7% of respondents: Provide financial information, addressing student loans/debt, future salaries, and budgeting to encourage financial stability post-graduation.


Question 2: List up to five words or phrases that describe the strengths of the University of Arizona.

Question 1: List up to five words or phrases that should define the University of Arizona ten years from now.