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Bison Pride

Every member of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs exhibits B.I.S.O.N P.R.I.D.E. We represent this great institution through our goals and actions.

Betterment of the Community

We set high expectations for our students and programs and strive to meet and exceed them in all we do.

International focus

We promote and value diversity in the experiences we provide for students and the university at large.


We promote student success, opportunity for leadership, and overall health and wellbeing. Our motto is student first that is reflected in our overall programmatic operations.


We are pioneering and creative in our programmatic efforts.


We seek opportunities to engage with students, faculty, other campus staff, and the community to create a safe, supportive, and dynamic learning environment.



We strive for highest levels of professional standards and integrity. Strong ethics and morals must serve as the foundation for our policies, procedures, services and relationships with students and one another.


We strive to work together as a team, positively supporting, motivating, and challenging each other.


We strive to constantly seek positive and creative change to adapt to the needs and visions of students and the University that will promote a campus of vitality and purpose.


We seek to promote our historic legacy and tradition by developing and implementing a plan to "tell our Bison Pride story."


We pursue excellence in program delivery by regularly benchmarking with national standards our respective programs.

Our Mission

The Division Student Affairs supports the mission of the University by providing student-centered, high quality programs that promote an appreciation of diversity and foster a strong university community.


Address & Phone

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
2400 Sixth Street, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20059

Telephone: 202-806-2100 
Fax: 202-806-9302