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Mission, Vision, & Values

The mission of Student Life is to develop student-centered opportunities that contribute to a transformative Volunteer experience. These experiences create a climate in which learning, belonging, engagement, inclusivity, and care can thrive.


Guided by the Volunteer Spirit, the Division of Student Life provides inclusive pathways for students to learn, lead, and serve.


We aspire to provide opportunities where students exemplify the Volunteer Spirit, inspiring others to learn, lead, and serve.


  • Leadership & Service
    We value leadership and service as intersectional and collaborative processes that are fundamental to the Volunteer Experience.
  • Inclusion
    We value a community that respects all its members while working toward creating a sense of mattering and belonging.
  • Engagement
    We value opportunities that foster student learning, self-exploration, and connections with others.
  • Success & Wellness
    We value creating opportunities that support the success of students and their holistic health and wellness.