UNC Asheville Student Affairs Mission

The UNC Asheville Division of Student Affairs develops and implements programs and services that foster an inclusive, nurturing, and challenging community in which all students have the opportunity to engage in integrated and transformative learning which prepares them to be productive citizens of a global society and develop a lifelong commitment to learning and personal wellness. Students are encouraged to take ownership of their personal and intellectual development and be accountable to themselves, each other, and the community.  Student Affairs professionals foster student success through learning opportunities that result in the following learning outcomes:

  • Students persist and achieve academically
  • Students communicate effectively
  • Students appreciate and respect diversity
  • Students promote and practice wellness
  • Students solve problems creatively
  • Students lead with integrity
  • Students serve the local and global community
  • Students live life with passion and compassion


UNC Asheville Student Affairs Strategic Priorities and Standards of Best Practice

Strategic Priorities                                                                                 Standards of Best Practice

Diversity and Inclusion                                                                            Practice an Ethic of Care
Students Learning through On-Campus Employment                            Promote Student Well-Being
First Year to Second Year Retention                                                       Practice Fiscal Responsibility
Technological Competence and Stewardship                                         Collaborate with Faculty