Division of Student Affairs

We Change Lives

Mission Statement

The Division of Student Affairs supports the University’s core values by adapting to students’ needs and overall well-being. The division is intentional in its programs and services that foster a safe and productive learning environment, with a sense of belonging, support, growth, and success for all students. 


  1. To enhance the University’s academic mission through student engagement and experiences 
  1. To inspire a community of aspiring professionals with student engagement and connections 
  1. To enhance healthy lifestyles and well-being in a safe and welcoming environment 
  1. To build communities that nurture diverse needs 
  1. To promote justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion 
  1. To foster responsibility and trust both locally and globally  

Dr. Kedrick A Nicholas

Dean of Student Affairs



Student Affairs Departments and Functional Areas