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 and Support Services is to promote the academic, personal and professional development of our students and inspire them to be responsible citizens and leaders both on campus and in the community.


Vision Statement


At a transformative time for Governors State University, the Division of Student Affairs and Support Services 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 and Support Services 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 and Support Services programs 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 apply 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 build 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.