The Division of Student Affairs provides co-curricular experiences that foster holistic well-being. We transform the student experience through advocacy, support, engagement, and inclusion.
Students are the priority in the Division of Student Affairs. We provide students with the skills necessary to make a positive impact in the world. Our staff creates an inclusive co-curricular experience that supports, challenges and fosters an optimal learning experience. We offer an array of student organization and leadership opportunities.
ADVOCACY, SUPPORT, & WELLBEING
For universities to be student-ready, awareness of student wellness as a part of a holistic experience is paramount. For students to achieve academically, developmentally, and socially, Kent State University must prioritize the accessibility of physical health, mental health, and ethical maturation. We exist to serve students in these capacities so that student growth may be imagined, sought, maintained, and advanced. In addition to advocacy, support, and well-being, this pillar emphasizes each campuses’ collaboration, accountability, crisis management, risk reduction, and education.
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & SERVICES
Our services provide support to students and contribute to the student experience outside of the classroom. Dining and Housing support sustenance, shelter, and programming. Our services should provide comfort and be seamless, co-curricular, and available. We foster positive relationships with our academic partners complement the core mission of the university. We are here for you.
EQUITY, IDENTITY, & SUCCESS
We are equity-minded leaders who provide targeted support and advocacy and create an inclusive environment with services, spaces, and programs to aid in the retention and success of underrepresented students and the cultural intelligence of all students, staff, and faculty.
STUDENT AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATION
We are student-ready leaders committed to quality care, ethical practice, and responsible stewardship across the Division of Student Affairs. We do so by providing critical support to all divisional units in the areas of healthcare and education, fiscal management and budgeting, technology, assessment and strategic planning. SA Administration also manages these functions at a comprehensive divisional level. Collectively, these efforts amplify the division’s capacity to drive transformative change at individual, organizational, and institutional levels.