Vice President for Student Affairs
The Vice President for Student Affairs directs a host of administrative units that complement the academic mission of the University by providing a campus environment that is conducive to learning. The Vice President oversees nine offices and six departments that place an emphasis on attending to the personal development, health and welfare of all Kean University students.
The Office of Residential Student Services provides a living-learning environment for the 2,000 students that call the Kean campus home.
Student Affairs integrates co-curricular learning through social, educational, and cultural opportunities from within Miron Student Center Operations and Event Management Office , the Center for Leadership and Service, and the Office of Student Government.
Health and Safety
Student Affairs supports and strengthens the well-being of the University community through overseeing a number of departments dedicated to health, wellness, equity, and safety: The Kean Counseling Center, Student Health Services, Disability Services, and the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct.
Student Affairs dedicates itself to facilitating student learning and personal growth and the achievement of the University's Strategic Plan goals. To this end, Student Affairs aligns itself around the the following three core values: Student Development & Life-long Learning; Student Wellness (Emotional, Physical, & Psychological); and Diversity & Inclusion.
Student Development & Life-Long Learning
A primary function of the Division of Student Affairs is to provide an attractive, dynamic and engaging campus life community replete with student development opportunities. The vibrant campus life at Kean University continues to aid in the attraction and retention of a diverse and committed student body. Through education, programming and campus- wide events, the Division fosters a sense of personal responsibility in students regarding how individual decisions and actions may affect others. Further, the Division provides resources and services that build a sense of belonging within the Kean University community. Through active student engagement, the Division of Student Affairs creates an environment where students are excited to learn and proud of their affiliation with Kean University.
Diversity & Inclusion
The Division of Student Affairs commits itself to diversity and inclusion. The services, training, and programs provided by Student Affairs are grounded in the basis that all community members are welcome at Kean University. Notably, Kean University is one of the most diverse institutions in New Jersey and in the nation. This unique advantage for Kean is visible through the cultural and educational programs and events offered by the Division of Student Affairs.
Student Wellness (Emotional, Physical, and Psychological)
Student Affairs provides a forward-thinking environment that protects the health and safety of the Kean community. Additionally, Student Affairs dedicates itself to creating a safe environment where students take responsibility for their actions and wellbeing by being more informed and knowledgeable. Student Affairs through its administrative units providea a team of staff and clinicians who collaborate to educate students on becoming proactive, responsible, informed students who control their well-being and ability to contribute to creating a safe environment.
Forms, Policies and Publications
- Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report
- Campus Security Authority Reporting Form
- The Clery Act: Online Education Module for Campus Security Authorities
- Code of Conduct
- FERPA Policy (Access to Educational Records)
- Guidelines for Use of University Facilities for Dissent & Demonstration
- Medical Leave of Absence Policy
- Reporting Form for Students of Concern
- Sexual Assault, Misconduct & Violence: Policy, Prevention, and Resources
- University Policies
- Wellness Resources