The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to anticipate, plan for, and respond to the needs of a diverse and changing student body by providing services and programs that promote physical and emotional well-being and foster intellectual and personal development. Divisional efforts to meet student needs are intended to create a supportive and challenging learning environment and a sense of community essential to advancing the University's goals of excellence in education, research and public service.
The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs office is located in 5203 Cheadle Hall. The main office phone number is (805)893-3651 and the fax number is (805) 893-5640. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. The office is closed in accordance with the campus holiday schedule