Vision Statement

The Department of Civil Engineering strives to graduate highly qualified engineers, maintain nationally recognized research and provide quality professional and community service to the region and the world.

Mission Statement

The Civil Engineering Program at the University of Texas-El Paso through its faculty, staff, students, and constituent’s works together to acquire, generate, share, and use knowledge in the different fields of Civil Engineering to make the El Paso/Ciudad Juárez region and the world a better place to live. The Program accomplishes its mission through both undergraduate and graduate programs and contributes to the quality of these programs by generating research opportunities that create synergy among faculty, students, and practicing professionals. We contribute to the quality of life of society through innovation in the generation, sharing, and use of knowledge. We will continue to be leaders in procuring external funding for research and teaching. Faculty work together within the department, and other departments in the University, to provide multidisciplinary opportunities for both students and faculty.

The Civil Engineering Program recruits, retains, and graduates individuals with high professional and ethical standards to work in government and private organizations. The faculty is committed to increasing and improving the quality of our graduates. The result of our work is reflected in the continuing improvement of the quality of life in El Paso and the surrounding regions through the impact that our graduates have on these communities.