About the Division

About the Division

We invite students, parents, faculty, staff and community members to explore and make use of the myriad of high-quality services and resources offered by Student Life.

Students, we look forward to getting to know you, supporting you during your educational journey, encouraging your development and well-being and celebrating your achievements.


We help students succeed.

We help students prepare for responsible citizenship, personal fulfillment, and success in life by supporting their efforts to learn through their experiences, achieve their academic goals, and strive for excellence in all they do.

We do this by:

  • Developing environments that are safe, welcoming, inclusive and healthy
  • Providing services that are professional, supportive and personalized
  • Fostering meaningful student engagement in campus and community life that develops leadership, educates about diversity, and contributes to learning

Strategic Priorities

  • Advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the division and on campus through intentional student programming and services, strategic staff recruitment and development, and equitable policies, procedures, and practices
  • Deliver comprehensive and holistic health and well-being services and education to UNI students that focus on all dimensions of wellness
  • Utilize transformational high impact practices to enhance student engagement inside and outside of the classroom and to contribute to retention rates, graduation rates, and first destination success
  • Ensure the vitality of the division through dependable collaboration with campus partners, effective and efficient stewardship of fiscal and human resources, optimal utilization of facilities, and enhanced internal and external communication of the Student Life story




The Division of Student Life inspires student success through transformative experiences, inclusive environments, and campus and community engagement.



  • An inclusive, safe, equitable and respectful community
  • Engagement as citizens locally, nationally and globally
  • Imagination and innovation
  • A culture of care that supports growth
  • Campus and community partnerships