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Mission, Vision, Values


The Division of Student Affairs fosters student success and lifelong learning through inclusive programs, services, traditions, and events that engage students in the University community and support their academic goals.


The Division of Student Affairs strives to be a leader in our field, providing an unparalleled educational experience that creates engaged and independent students who are prepared to be active members and leaders within their communities.

Core Values

We value lifelong learning by providing engaging real world opportunities that enhance the classroom experience by teaching our students valuable life skills, which prepare them for success after college.

We value community and we continually work to strengthen our ties to the University, the city of Arlington, and beyond through active citizenship, traditions, teamwork, and collaborations.

Academic Success
We value academic success as demonstrated by our inclusive approach to student development through our network of comprehensive and interactive programs and services.

We value and appreciate diversity by promoting education, respect, and civility through our inclusive and accessible programming and services for all students.

Personal Development
We value personal development by providing a welcoming and stimulating center for student life filled with resources and helpful staff members that promotes growth and self-development and aides in developing students' strengths and talents.

We value professionalism, respect, and interpersonal excellence by providing high quality services and programs which enhance the student experience, respond to the changing demands of the University environment, and prepare our students to have polished interactions during and after their time at UTA.

Free Expression
We value and support an individual’s right to free expression of thoughts including the right to hold and voice opinions, in addition to the right to seek, receive, and impart information and ideas.

Mental & Physical Wellness
We value the mental and physical wellness of our campus community by providing holistic programs, activities, and services that help create healthy lifestyles.