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Mission of Commuter Affairs

The Duquesne University Mission Statement

"Duquesne University of the Holy Ghost is a Catholic University, founded by members of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost, the Spiritans, and sustained through a partnership of laity and religious. Duquesne serves God by serving students -- though commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere opens to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world."


Expectations of Duquesne Students

  1. Read, understand and accept the values contained in the mission statement.
  2. Build upon the values you have received from those who love you and strive to meet their expectations.
  3. Be diligent and sincere in the pursuit of education, open to learning and change, striving to achieve academic excellence.
  4. Be honest and have integrity in all that you do.
  5. Recognize the importance of service to others and our community.
  6. Grow spiritually, preparing for life, not just for a career.
  7. Appreciate diversity, be welcoming to others.
  8. Respect your body and avoid addictions.
  9. Develop a sense of self around your ethical and spiritual values.
  10. Develop a sense of self around your moral, ethical and spiritual values.
  11. Be proud of Duquesne, show school spirit and support University activities
  12. Be at peace, love God, your neighbor and yourself.