Our Mission

Our mission is to cultivate intentional engagement in partnership with and on behalf of each student by creating purposeful learning opportunities through innovative programs, supportive services, and welcoming spaces in an inclusive community on campus and in Chicago.

Student Affairs provides access to excellence by offering students a wide range of out-of-class experiences that build skills in preparation for high levels of academic endeavor and life in a community of scholars. Student Affairs works to remove barriers to success and, in partnership with other campus units, prepares students for life in a technologically challenging and diverse global community.

Student Affairs incorporates excellence and innovation in the delivery of programs, services, and facilities.
Student Affairs matches individual student goals for success with appropriate programs and services.
Student Affairs enhances the quality of campus life for all students and for the faculty, staff, parents, and friends who nurture students’ dreams and aspirations.

Our Vision

 

Our vision is to provide the premiere urban University student experience.

Student Affairs Guiding Questions

As a foundation, we operate from a place of integrity and honoring relationships. Our efforts are
guided by being able to collectively and individually reflect on the following questions:

  • Are we student-centered?
  • Are we building an inclusive community?
  • Are we collaborative?
  • Are we innovative and bold?
  • Are we creating a sense of pride in UIC?