Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs


The Division of Student Affairs provides an integrated learning experience through student centered programs, facilities and services that promote educational, professional, and personal development.  We model an inclusive community, which creates lifelong learners who contribute to a changing world.

 Petra Roter, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Student AffairsPetra Roter, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs



We honor the life experiences, opinions, and identities of our community.  We cultivate a safe environment that promotes education, respect, appreciation, civility and inclusion.

Student Centered

We appreciate each student's unique presence, worth, and dignity.  We positively impact every student with professionalism, respect, and interpersonal excellence.


We show respect, integrity, and kindness.  Embracing the demands of a changing world, we engage faculty, staff, students, and the greater community in active citizenship, traditions, and collaborations.

Integrated Learning

We are essential to the University's mission and learning outcomes.  We support and enhance learning inside and outside the classroom by engaging students in holistic development and personal growth opportunities.


We recognize that student needs and trends are dynamic.  We provide progressive, relevant, and sustainable programs, facilities, and services through continual assessment and evaluation.


  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Enhanced Student Learning & Success
  • Engagement, Leadership, Service
  • Collaboration
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Safe, Supportive and Responsible Community
  • Stewardship of Resources
  • Sustainability

Student Affairs Mission PDF