As the 10th campus of the University of California, UC Merced's mission is to achieve excellence in teaching, research and public service. Staff members and units within the Division of Student Affairs work to support the campus’s mission and to assist undergraduate and graduate students to achieve excellence inside and outside of the classroom and laboratory. The Division of Student Affairs strives to be a leading model of innovative approaches for student-centered initiatives as we deliberately grow to meet the expanding needs of our richly diverse students, alumni and community.
The VISION of Student Affairs is to be a national model for innovative Student Success initiatives at a public, research university through the advancement of access and equity programs, the development of a community of scholars, and the integration of curricular and co-curricular educational experiences.
The MISSION of Student Affairs is to advance the university’s commitment to Student Success by providing support, guidance, and resources that equip students with the tools to successfully accomplish their academic, career, and personal goals.
The STRATEGIC INITIATIVES for Student Affairs are focused on the advancement of access and equity programs, the development of a community of scholars, and the integration of curricular and co-curricular educational experiences. CLICK ON AN IMAGE BELOW
The GUIDING PRINCIPLES of Student Affairs are transformational, inclusive, nimble, and impact.