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Student Life and Enrollment

East Tennessee State University

Mission of the Division of Student Life and Enrollment
Student Life & Enrollment


To promote student success


Our vision is an environment of transformative experiences and opportunities that engage students to:

  • think critically
  • value diversity
  • contribute meaningfully
  • embrace wellness
  • and reach globally


Advocacy — To advocate for students individually and collectively in order to ensure the university’s continuing focus on students

Diversity — To develop an affirming campus environment for all students that challenges the community to model respect, caring, honesty, and openness in a manner that honors the value and inclusion of all individuals and groups

Engagement — To promote student involvement and active exploration through the creation of educationally purposeful programs, activities, and environments

Learning — To facilitate and support the lifelong pursuit of knowledge through meaningful, creative, and innovative experiences that connect students’ academic and co-curricular learning

Stewardship — To provide intentional and innovative development and management of human, technological, natural, and fiscal resources

Student Development — To support the personal development and growth of every student to enhance self awareness, physical and psychological well-being, honest and open communication, leadership, and integrity



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