Student Affairs enriches students' lives and education. Working collaboratively with University and community partners to advance the mission of St. Catherine's, Student Affairs acts as a catalyst for learning opportunities through which students realize their academic, personal and career goals. Within a diverse and inclusive community and informed by principles of Catholic social teaching, Student Affairs fosters the holistic development of students as lifelong learners and ethical leaders in a global society.
Student Affairs encompasses programs and services including: academic development, athletics and recreational sports, campus ministry, career development, community work and learning, counseling, counseling and student development, disability services, early childhood education, health and wellness, multicultural and international programs and services, residence life, retention programs, transfer programs, student center and activities, and the student affairs office.
Specific student affairs departments, program descriptions and activities are outlined in this catalog and on the Student Affairs website.
Office of Student Affairs
The Office of Student Affairs serves as principal liaison between students and University administration and assists individuals or groups with concerns such as campus policies and procedures, committee representation, student rights and campus emergency procedures. In addition to the departments within the division of student affairs, the Office of Student Affairs is responsible for overseeing the student judicial system and code of conduct, the student handbook, and orientation and commencement programs.