Jul 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students


Since 1842, The Citadel has molded individuals into leaders. As we enter a new millennium, The Citadel reaffirms its belief that the whole person is one who is worthy of the trust of others. The following qualities of leadership will be the guiding principles for The Citadel as we develop a new generation of leaders to serve their families, their communities, their professions, and their country.

Citadel Core Values

Honor • Duty • Respect

The Characteristics of Principled Leadership

Lead with humility

Embrace a true, authentic self

Act and speak with courage

Develop and value people and resources

Empower and hold others accountable

Respect others by building trust and learning from mistakes

Serve others before self


These characteristics will guide our behavior and serve as our moral compass in all that we say and do.


General Glenn M. Walters, USMC



Brigadier General Sally C. Selden, Ph.D., SPHR
Provost and Dean of the College