It means one of a kind. Do not describe something as rather unique, most unique, somewhat unique, etc.
The mission statement is an example of the coexistence of college and university: University of Puget Sound is an independent, predominately residential undergraduate liberal arts college with selected graduate programs building effectively on a liberal arts foundation. The university, as a community of learning ...
University vs. university
Capitalize university when it is part of a proper name: University of Puget Sound, Harvard University
See Capitalization, university.
University of Puget Sound vs. the University of Puget Sound
University of Puget Sound (without the indefinite article "the") is strongly preferred. This usage is consistent with how the name appears in the official university seal and logo.
UPS vs. Puget Sound
On first reference use University of Puget Sound. On subsequent references use Puget Sound. Although we may refer to the university as UPS to the campus community, Puget Sound is preferred.
Legal name: The University of Puget Sound (for use on legal documents)
Formal name: University of Puget Sound
Informal name: Puget Sound
Intimate name: UPS
Uniform Resource Locator, an internet address. For University of Puget Sound website URLs, it is not necessary to include http:// or www. when the first section of the URL is www.: pugetsound.edu. However, for university internet addresses that do not begin with www., include http:// so that readers do not assume that www. is part of the address: http://asups.pugetsound.edu. Also, see Computer, terminology.
The abbreviation is acceptable as a noun or adjective, for United States. Use periods in the abbreviation.