Divisional Highlights

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.

Wall Street Journal names BGSU one of the best universities in the country for teaching quality. 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 supports the academic mission and goals of the institution, helps to create supportive environments and innovative opportunities for student engagement, learning, leadership, preparation and empowerment. 

Residence life staff hosted 46,955 intentional individual conversations with residents, including almost 1,000 of which took place remotely as a result of COVID-19.

First Generation cohort retention rate increased to 75%, compared to 73% in 2018-2019

The retention rate for Generation Falcon was 84%, a 7% increase from 2018-2019

The average GPA for students registered with Accessibility Services increased from 3.08 in 2018-2019 to 3.20 in 2019-20

1,120 students were registered with Accessibility Services, an almost 8% increase from the prior year

Falcons After Dark hosted 30 late night events on Fridays and had thousands of students attend throughout the year.

Over 600 people participated in the Tunnel of Oppression, focused on the Invisibility of Trans People of Color. This is a 58% increase in attendance from the previous year.

Retention of commuter services increase 3.29% from 2019-2020.

Order of Omega, along with the fraternity & sorority community, partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build the second BG Habitat home.

The “Don’t Go Hungry” campaign was created to highlight food assistance programs available to students. 90 students received a Grab-N-Go Food Bag compared to 45 in 2018-2019

The Expressive Events team was created to respond to expressive events that occur on the BGSU campus in an effort to ensure that free speech occurs while providing support to those impacted by speech.

Over $100,000 was donated to the Student Emergency Fund, and almost 700 students received funding compared to 8 in 2018-2019