The Division of Student Affairs welcomes you to Case Western Reserve University. We are proud to be part of a unique research institution, transforming the lives of today's leaders.


To seek out and actively engage and serve students with quality developmental, intentional and comprehensive experiential learning opportunities in a diverse, inclusive and vibrant university community.


To be a top Student Affairs division in both the AAU and the University Athletic Association, and to create programs which are cutting edge and will be models for other universities.

Our Values

  • Well-being: Being well in mind, body and spirit is not only foundational for learning, but is at the core of living well.

  • Inclusion: Our learning community grows and thrives when it welcomes and fully includes diverse people and perspectives.

  • Integrity: We strive to encompass the highest ethical standards through our actions and decisions that impact our community.

  • Curiosity: Possessing an open and receptive attitude toward the world around us can promote engaged observation, direct experiences and creative breakthroughs.

  • Resiliency: When facing challenges, we promote resourcefulness, courage and hope.

  • Collaboration: Our community thrives when people work together to define new opportunities, integrate resources and share expertise.

Community at the Core

Building a strong community is the foundation of the work we do as an institution. As student affairs professionals at Case Western Reserve University, we strive to live by the same values that we promote to our students in creating an environment conducive to learning and personal growth.

How We Will Succeed

  1. By creating and fostering a sense of greater unity among the members of the CWRU community.
  2. By supporting, valuing and being active champions of well-being in mind, body and spirit.
  3. By helping students achieve a state of preparedness for life and career after college.

Division Framework

Everything we do in the Division of Student Affairs is driven by a focus on students. Our staff strive to connect our mission, learning outcomes and themes to provide the best possible student experience.

View a .pdf of the framework