About Us

Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance student lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society.

U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide, with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world. The Division of Student Affairs, in direct alignment with both the mission and goals of the institution, helps to create supportive environments and innovative opportunities for student engagement, learning, leadership, preparation and empowerment.

Vision Statement
Intentionally developing learners, engaged citizens and social change leaders.

Mission Statement
The Division of Student Affairs advances the mission of Bowling Green State University by promoting student learning and personal growth, and developing communities that value each member. We collaborate across the University to implement innovative and student-centered programs, practices and services to support student success.

Diversity Statement
The Bowling Green State University Division of Student Affairs is committed to creating an atmosphere that celebrates diversity and respects all students, staff and faculty. We respect and affirm the inherent dignity and value of all individuals, communities and varying perspectives by holding each department responsible for creating services, programs and spaces that advocate for all students, especially for those who belong to underserved populations.

Within this environment, we call on ourselves to become culturally-competent leaders for social change. Our aim is to help all members of our community reflect an understanding and personal awareness of intersecting identities and reciprocity and to feel a sense of interconnectedness to our campus, region, the State of Ohio and our world. We serve alongside students as allies in this process.