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
Developing intentional 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 all members. We collaborate across the University to implement innovative and student-centered programs, practices, and services to support student success.

Strategic Plan Goals

GOAL 1: Promote student success
GOAL 2
: Foster diversity and inclusion
GOAL 3
: Create partnerships
GOAL 4
: Implement best practices in resource management
GOAL 5
: Enhance communication

Learning Outcomes

INTELLECTUAL AND PRACTICAL SKILLS
Inquiry and analysis
Critical thinking
Written communication
Oral communication
Problem solving
Ethical reasoning
Teamwork

PERSONAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Civic engagement
Intercultural knowledge and competence

INTEGRATE, APPLY, AND REFLECT
Information literacy