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Division of Student Affairs

Nomination Forms are Due

March 24, 2017 4:30pm Deadline to Nominate

The Office of the Dean of Students has decided to extend the deadline to receive nominations for the Bishop Robert Smith Award and the Ted Stern Cup to March 24, 2017. The awards will be presented during the Student Activism and Leadership Achievement (SALA) Awards Ceremony hosted by the Higdon Student Leadership Center.  This year’s ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, April 19th at 4:30 p.m. in the Stern Student Center Ballroom with a reception to follow. 

April 7, 2017 5pm Deadline for nominations for the Alexander Chambliss Connelley Award 2017

 See our College of Charleston Alternative Spring Break Habitat for Humanity House Builders.

Learn more about our exciting Collegiate Recovery Program You are invited to come to our Open Meetings on Tuesdays. 

Experiential Learning in soft skills....that's Student Affairs

  - like leadership
  - verbal communication
  - teamwork 
  - conflict resolution.....

We are campus life outside the classroom. 
We support the academic mission and enhance classroom experiences
   - with additional services, programs and activities.


The Division of Student Affairs is dedicated to the development of all students
and to facilitating their cultural, social, emotional, physical, ethical and intellectual development
so they may become responsible, respectful, and effective individuals. 


We value the holistic development of our students and their growth as globally-minded individuals through experiential learning, as well as the modeling of ethical behavior and accountability.

Skill opportunities that can be learned through the departments in the Division of Student Affairs 

Campus Recreation Services  teamwork, fitness to last a lifetime, outdoor adventures, leadership, competition

Career Center: resume building, internships, getting a job and internship for entering freshman, graduate students and alumni
New Career Center Director Charts Ambitious Course

Center for Civic Engagement: taking initiative, project management, service immersion experiences, travel 

Collegiate Recovery Program: connections with other recovering students, involvement in fun, sober events, collaboration, service

Counseling and Substance Abuse Services: self reliance, self help, mastering stress

Dean of Students: importance of voting, leadership, initiative, integrity, respect, responsibility, accountability, fairness

Disability Services: independence, initiative, critical thinking, respect for others' values

Fraternity and Sorority Life: leadership, conflict resolution

Higdon Student Leadership Center: leadership, communication

Multicultural Student Programs and Services: collaboration

Residence Life: conflict resolution, collaboration

Student Health Services: self reliance

Student Life: teamwork, verbal communication, collaboration 

Upward Bound and Pre-College Programs: critical thinking, initiative

Victim Services: initiative, communication, leadership

Our Division of Student Affairs Organization Chart

The Logo of the Division of Student Affairs, with the motto Live. Learn. Grow.