UCCE members complete graduate coursework at their respective universities to develop their capabilities as competent Catholic educators. They also spend two years serving as educators who contribute to promoting and enriching their Catholic school communities.
UCCE members commit to sharing and deepening their faith and spiritual lives. Each university utilizes the traditions of its founding order to help teachers recognize God in the world and continually respond to the call to teach as Jesus did.
UCCE members live in intentional Christian communities in order to share household responsibilities, to support each other, and to share their faith. Communities become powerful centers of personal and community growth through living simply and encouraging each teacher's development.