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Parent Handbook

Information and answers to common questions can be found on the Parent Handbook website.


The Division of Student Affairs advocates for students and supports their development as citizen-leaders. Six core values guide the work of Student Affairs in serving both undergraduate and graduate students: academic rigor, honor, student self-governance, service, wellness, and diversity. In addition to the vice president’s office, the division includes the following units: Office of the Dean of Students, Student Health, the Career Center, and Office of African-American Affairs.

Connections Newsletter

Fall Job & Internship Fair. No suits required. Oct. 25-26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Newcomb Hall, third floor.

Connections is a newsletter distributed every Wednesday and is another way for you to find out what's going on around the Grounds.

Fall Job and Internship Fair 
Oct. 25-26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Newcomb Hall. 

Featuring 150 recruiters from top organizations, this event offers an excellent opportunity to practice networking, discover internships, and explore potential careers. Get a head start and prepare for the fair with help from the Career Center. General office hours are available weekdays noon to 5 p.m. in Newcomb 170. For more information, explore the Facebook event

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Support the Student Experience

A gift to Student Affairs ensures that we have the resources to recruit diverse and talented students, to help them formulate and follow their dreams, to embrace student self-governance, and to make healthy, responsible decisions in their time at the University.

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Student Leadership

Student Affairs provides students with many opportunities to develop leadership skills. Students can take a leadership role within agency groups, special status groups, Contracted Independent Organizations, sports and recreational programs, and public service.

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Parent Handbook

The Parent Handbook is a central resource for information. Updated annually, it is available online and translated to Chinese and Spanish. Print copies are available for parents at Summer Orientation, Family Weekend, and by request.