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Vision and Mission of Student Affairs

Vision Statement

Student Affairs at University of the Sciences will:

  • Be noted for expertise in the development of students for success in college, in their careers, and in their personal lives
  • Be instrumental in achieving a community of learners who take responsibility in the educational process
  • Utilize a comprehensive and collaborative model to support student development and learning
  • Be a division that aims for excellence in its service and support of the student

Mission Statement

The Division of Student Affairs contributes to the academic mission of the university through quality student-centered programming and services that support the emotional, intellectual, personal and ethical growth of the individual student.

To accomplish its mission, the Division of Student Affairs will focus on programs and services to:

  • Support the student in scholarly pursuits and the pursuit of career and personal aspirations
  • Enhance student learning
  • Promote student development
  • Promote a shared sense of community
  • Facilitate the development of life skills
  • Create and maintain a support network that includes partnerships among faculty, administration and staff
  • Engage students in opportunities for productive citizenship
  • Promote the health and well-being of students
  • Encourage an environment that is tolerant and respectful of individual differences
  • Develop a viable organization that is responsive to the needs to students and proactive in its preparation of students for the future
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