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Student Affairs

You are welcome here! Be bold and Benedictine!

Student learning doesn't only happen in a classroom! Opportunities for learning and development exist everywhere on campus and throughout your life as a student.  Student affairs is a critical component of a student's learning experience in higher education.  Student Affairs is the division of the college that is responsible for facilitating and supporting that outside-the-classroom learning and thriving. The professionals who work in Student Affairs are committed to helping all college students  enrich and deepen their lifetime journey of growth and self-exploration.

MISSION of the Division of Student Affairs

Grounded in our Catholic Benedictine heritage, our mission is to support student persistence to graduation and prepare graduates for responsible living and meaningful work. Guided by our values, our goal is to foster an inclusive and mutually respectful environment for our community and create transformational learning opportunities which advance holistic growth, intercultural competence, and an understanding of responsibility to community.

Staff of Student Affairs (with Pictures)

Student Affairs Organizational Chart

Community   +   Hospitality   +   Respect   +   Stewardship   +   Love of Learning

Students laughing while sitting on a couch in Intercultural CenterStudent Life

It's all about community! Student Affairs offers a wide array of departments to support, guide and connect you personally and academically.

Male student studying with laptopAcademic Support Services:  

We provide all students supportive services from tutoringacademic advising, resources for students with disabilities, to Career Services.

Storms advocates crouching on top of one another to create a pyramidHealth and Well-Being

SCHAWB provides health, advocacy, wellness, and knowledge to promote holistic, lifelong success.

Tower Hall in bright sunlight and blue sky

CSS Student Handbook

The student handbook contains information about student conduct, campus policies and regulations and helpful links to campus resources and student life.

Graduates leaping off stairs in front of Tower HallOffice of the Vice President and Dean of Students

Student Affairs facilities academic success and connects students to the College and to their future, building communities that foster progress towards graduation and lifelong learning.

Community  +  Hospitality  +  Respect  +  Stewardship  +  Love of Learning

We are bold.  We are Benedictine. 
We believe in Radical Hospitality. 

You are welcome here!

Cor et Anima.
Heart and Soul.

Contact Us

Megan Perry-Spears 
Dean of StudentsMegan Perry-Spears headshot
Tower Hall
Room 2142
(218) 723-6029

Steve LyonsSteve Lyons Headshot
Vice President for Student Affairs
Tower Hall
Room 2145
(218) 723-6167

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