The Office of Student Affairs provides the University community with programs and services, in support of academic mission, that assist and empower students to achieve their highest educational potential. Student Affairs works closely with faculty, staff, students, and the community to create a stimulating and inclusive educational environment that is conducive to the holistic growth and development of students. Student Affairs promotes excellence through collaborative services, which strive to be responsive, caring, and personal. This commitment to students initiates prior to entrance, sustains through matriculation, and continues beyond graduation.