Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs is concerned about the overall quality of student life at Howard University for undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The Vice President participates in developing institutional policies and supporting services that assist students to reach their educational goals by providing opportunities for the full college experience. The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs is dedicated to a collaborative approach to student development and works with faculty and departmental staff to impart appropriate guidance over issues of policy, conduct and university safety.
Administrative oversight for the services provided by departments within the Division of Student Affairs is the responsibility of the Vice President for Student Affairs. Staff members of the Office of the Vice President provide budgetary and technological support to keep our division operating at maximum potential and on the cutting edge. Staff members are available to answer questions and assist students to address any issues relative to their matriculation at the University by offering guidance and support to navigate within the framework of university policy.
The Division of Student Affairs provides the following for our student colleagues:
- Institutional Leadership
- Divisional Budget Planning and Support
- Divisional Technology Planning and Support
- Student Conduct Guidelines and Disciplinary Procedures
- Interpretation of policies and procedures such as:
- Grievance and GradeAppeals
- Use of Campus Facilities
- Student's Right to Privacy
In furtherance of the University's Mission, the Division of Student Affairs is committed to providing from orientation through graduation, an exceptional co-curricular experience, supportive of academic programs and reflective of the University's core values of Truth, Excellence, Leadership and Service.