Division of Student Affairs


Helping Students in Distress - Finals Edition Spring 2023

Helping Students in Distress - Finals Edition Spring 2023 (Accessible Version)

The Mission Statement of the Division of Student Affairs 

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.

The Goals of the Division of Student Affairs 

Goal 1: Expand Programming - Develop a Programming Implementation Plan designed to provide staff and students with intentional programming efforts that provide increased and more comprehensive on-campus and off-campus events and program options.

Goal 2: Increase Experiential Learning - To establish a Task Force for Experiential Learning in order to develop co-curricular services and programs that compliment student learning, leadership and professional and personal development.

Goal 3: Diversity and Student Retention Efforts - To develop programs and services that support the increase of the retention of students from diverse backgrounds by 15%.

Goal 4: Increased focus on Student Health, Safety and Wellness - To provide services in order to create and maintain a healthy, civil and safe campus and reduce student participation in high-risk behaviors.

Goal 5: Division Brand and Personnel - To better market the expertise of the Division of Student Affairs, including its 15 departments and over 250 staff, in order to establish a brand associated with high quality co-curricular service and program delivery.


The Mission Statement of the College of Charleston

Mission Statement: https://cofc.edu/about/missionvisionvalues/index.php

The Core Values of the College of Charleston

Core Values: http://academicaffairs.cofc.edu/core-values/index.php