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Student Affairs enriches students' lives and education. Working collaboratively with University and community partners to advance the mission of St. Catherine's, Student Affairs acts as a catalyst for learning opportunities through which students realize their academic, personal and career goals. Within a diverse and inclusive community and informed by principles of Catholic social teaching, Student Affairs fosters the holistic development of students as lifelong learners and ethical leaders in a global society.
Student Affairs encompasses the Aimee and Patrick Butler Center for Sports and Fitness (athletics and recreational sports), campus ministry, career development, community work and learning, counseling, counseling and student development (Minneapolis), dean of students, early childhood, financial aid, health and wellness, multicultural education, multicultural and international programs and services, Office of Student Affairs, O'Neill Center for Academic Development, residence life, retention programs, transfer programs, student center and activities, and admission offices for associate, weekend and graduate programs.
Specific student affairs program descriptions and activities are outlined in this catalog and in Le Guide, the online student handbook, which is updated annually.
Office of Student Affairs
The Office of Student Affairs serves as principal liaison between students and University administration and assists individuals or groups with concerns such as campus policies and procedures, committee representation, student rights and campus emergency procedures. In addition to the departments within the division of student affairs, the Office of Student Affairs is responsible for overseeing the student judicial system and code of conduct, the student handbook, orientation and commencement, and leads the University's enrollment management efforts.