Provide high-quality services, activities and programs for student.s
Enhance our partnerships with faculty, staff, student and community groups so that we may serve as primary advocates and meet the needs of our diverse student population.
Embrace a culture of evidence that strives for continued quality improvement in our programs and services.
Invest in our human and technological resources so that we may optimally respond in a dynamic environment.
Make a positive contribution to the greater society by developing responsible citizens with highly valued degrees for the 21st century.
Student Services promotes health and wellness. Student Health Services offers a wide range of medical services; Counseling and Psychological Services psychologists help students cope with personal issues and stressors; and Disabled Student Services ensures access to education for students with disabilities.
Student Services encompasses more than 35 departments and programs that contribute to the academic and personal success of students. Programs support diverse constituencies, including students of varied ages, cultures, sexual orientations and ethnic backgrounds, as they work toward highly valued degrees, graduate and professional studies, employment and responsible citizenship.
Housing and Residential Life houses students in three residential colleges that integrate the curricular and co-curricular experience. Within the residential colleges, four living-learning communities foster student engagement, connection, satisfaction and success in their college experience.
Student Success Initiatives. Expand programs that help students who are low-income, first-generation, and/or underrepresented — including African American and Latino males, veterans, and those with disabilities and/or academic needs — reach their maximum potential.
Student Emergency Endowment Fund. Establish emergency grant funds for students needing a small amount of financial assistance during extraordinary difficulties such as homelessness, medical needs, or victims of abuse.
Student Leadership Programs. Support programs that promote student leadership such as the Leadership Resource Center, Associated Students, Inc., Alternative Spring Break, Club Sports and Greek organizations.
Student Mental Health. Expand programming and services to assist an ever-increasing group of students with mental health needs. Disabled Student Services and Counseling and Psychology Services have several important programs, including Project Ocean, that focus on suicide prevention and services for students with autism spectrum disorders, Asperger syndrome, or other social-cognitive deficits.
Student Advising. Support our students in their curricular and co-curricular activities with peer counselors, mentors and advisors in specialized programs such as the Career Development Center, TRIO programs, Multi-Cultural Center, Student Life and Development and many more.
University Student Union. Expand the facility to improve student resource centers (e.g. cultural groups, LGBT, religious, etc.), study space, technology and informal lounge space.
Residential College Buildings. Enhance the residential experience with new buildings, improvements to aging buildings, improvements to informal study space and technological upgrades.
Carmen Taylor | Vice President