The Office for Student Affairs provides services, programs, and facilities that advance student success, inspire students to make life-long positive contributions to society, promote an inclusive environment, and enrich the University of Minnesota community.
Units within the Office for Student Affairs include, the Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education, Boynton Health Service, Central Career Initiatives (CCE, CDes, CFANS), Leadership Education and Development –Undergraduate Programs (LEAD-UP), the Office for Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Office for Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, the Office for Student Engagement, the Parent Program, Recreational Sports, Student and Community Relations, the Student Conflict Resolution Center, the Student Parent HELP Center, Student Unions & Activities, University Counseling & Consulting Services, and University Student Legal Service.
Student Success includes retention and graduation, post-graduate employment or education, and achievement of the student learning and development outcomes.
Inclusive community refers to an environment where all feel welcome, accepted, and respected.
The University of Minnesota Community includes students, staff, faculty, colleges, departments, parents, alumni, residents who live in the neighborhoods contiguous to the University, as well as other individuals or organizations impacted by the programs, services, and facilities that we provide.
The Office for Student Affairs provides leadership in achieving the University of Minnesota’s goals and creating and sustaining a world-class student experience.
Working in partnership across boundaries to carry out our mission
Aspiring towards exceptional quality in our work and leadership
Promoting an environment where all feel welcomed, accepted and respected
Leading through creative and forward-looking solutions that advance our mission
Aligning our practice with our core values and the ethical principles of our profession
Anticipating and responding to meet the ever-changing needs of those that we serve
Ensuring that we always consider the best interest of students