The Office for Student Affairs at BVU strives to integrate our students' educational experiences into a learning community filled with opportunities, challenges, and services that promote the development of the whole person. Our job is to create an atmosphere where students can thrive within a learning community prepared to live and work in a global and diverse society.
Involvement in activities outside the classroom influence a student’s personal and professional growth as much as the academic experience does by providing opportunities in leadership, service to others and other skill development. Our staff is devoted to providing the programming and services that support education as a social growth process.
The Division of Student Affairs is comprised of the following departments led by student affairs professionals dedicated to the success of each and every student. Under the direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students, the division consists of: Assistant Dean of Students; Assistant Dean of Student Life, Campus Security; Residence Life & Housing; Judicial Affairs; Student Success; Health and Wellness Services; Counseling Services; Multicultural Engagement; Student Activities; Civic Engagement; Campus Ministry; Career & Personal Development; Recreation Services; BVU Family Association.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to stop by our office in the Forum or call at 712.749.2123.
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