Divisional Philosophy & Structure

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Core Functions:

The Division of Student & Enrollment Services (SAES) operates through four core functions. The core functions provide wrap-around services to ensure students are engaged and supported throughout their education:

Office of the Vice Chancellor
The Office of the Vice Chancellor advances the mission of Student and Enrollment Services by coordinating strategic planning, assessment, communications, professional development and administrative operations for all SAES departments and units. We are also the point of contact for faculty and staff who have identified students of concern.
Student Engagement
In Student Engagement you will find Student Activities, Housing, Student Government & Leadership, Student Conduct, Volunteer Services, Recreation & Fitness,Student Organizations, Student Publications & Childcare Assistance.
Student Success
Student Success provides programs and services to support student retention and success, with a focus on the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes to support lifelong health, wellness, and thriving. Student Success is comprised of the Student Counseling Center, Student Health Services, Disability Support Services, and Student Support Programs, including Veteran and Military Programs.
Enrollment Services
The unit of Enrollment Services is an integral contributor to the University of Washington Tacoma’s excellence and growth. The following offices: Admissions, Registrar, Student Financial Aid, Veterans Services, and Student Transitions Programs (Pre-College Outreach, Career Development and Orientation Programs) collaboratively provide exceptional service to help students access and navigate the University.

Divisional Mission, Vision, & Values

The mission of the Division of Student and Enrollment Services is to create opportunities for personal development and community engagement which lead to achievement of educational goals.
To be a leader in delivering innovative and purposeful services which prepare students to become engaged citizens.
United through a shared commitment to its mission and vision, the values of the Division of Student & Enrollment Services support the educational mission of the University of Washington Tacoma.
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Inclusion
  • Collaboration