The Division of Student Affairs has a team of dedicated student affairs educators and academic enrichment professionals working with one common purpose – advancing the Governors State University mission by promoting the academic, personal and professional development of our students and inspiring them to be responsible citizens and leaders on-campus and in their communities.

Mission Statement

 

The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to provide a seamless and supportive pathway from prospective student to alumni focused on personal and academic success and ensure that students are career ready and positioned to be leaders and active citizens in the community.


Vision Statement

 
At a transformative time for Governors State University, the Division of Student Affairs will be recognized as a vital contributor in creating an inclusive, supportive and engaged campus community focused on student success.
  

Learning Outcomes


The Division of Student Affairs aspires to deliver an innovative, comprehensive and integrated student life curriculum that promotes self-efficacy and determination, personal and professional success, multicultural competence, leadership development, and civic engagement.

Students who actively participate in Student Affairs programs and services will achieve:

  1. Self-Efficacy and Determination by constructing an understanding of self and commitment to personal responsibility, integrity and wellness that guides their decisions and actions.
  2. Personal and Professional Success by learning and applying knowledge and transferable skills to achieve personal aspirations, and professional and career growth.
  3. Multicultural Competence by thriving within diverse perspectives, experiences and environments, and building their capacity for being an advocate for equity and social justice.
  4. Leadership and Civic Engagement by deploying their knowledge and talents to improve their communities, both as individuals and by mobilizing others towards positive sustainable change.