UW Tacoma Student Affairs is dedicated to MOVING STUDENTS FORWARD. From students' experiences considering and applying to UW Tacoma, to their time growing academically and professionally at UW Tacoma, to their transitions into their dream jobs, the Division of Student Affairs at UW Tacoma exists to support our many and diverse students along their journey and ensure they are prepared for a successful and fulfilling career.
The concept of MOVING FORWARD was developed from our division’s expertise and ability to assist students as they move forward along their journey at UW Tacoma. It also speaks to our desire to grow our students and staff as professionals and people.
Our Roadmap on Moving Forward
Our journey as a division under the leadership of our Vice Chancellor, Mentha Hynes-Wilson, began with laying foundational work in the autumn 2018 implementing a Strategic Sprint to lay out our new mission, vision, and values as a division.View Our Vision, Mission & Values
"A Whole New Student Affairs" began to emerge as a road map of where we are going.
The official renaming of the division to "Student Affairs" occurred. This change in name more accurately reflects the growth of the division, as well as better aligns with national practices and standards. Office and position realignments also occurred at this time to best position the division for the continued growth and future of UW Tacoma.
The new mission, vision, values, and six Student Affairs actionable goals were launched at the Student Affairs Retreat.View Our Vision, Mission & Values
Student Affairs is rebranding to MOVING FORWARD, which compliments the UW Boundless brand. Student Affairs continues moving forward! Student Affairs is one team, one staff. Together, we can achieve more and do it stronger. Having a consistent look, that compliments the UW brand, will make us more effective and recognizable in our work.
Moving Staff Forward
UW Tacoma Student Affairs is also dedicated to MOVING STAFF FORWARD. We are constantly moving and constantly going forward, making numerous advancements in our work in order to better support students and each other. We are flexible, responsive, and ever inventive to move forward with the always changing times, circumstances, and environment that surrounds us.