The mission of the Division of Student Life is to establish and maintain a total living, learning and developmental environment that will enhance students growth for the individual self-actualization and positive involvement in the world community.
Consistent with the educational philosophy of the University and the above stated mission, the Student Life Division provides students with opportunities to participate in a variety of experiences with fellow students, faculty members and administrators. The Student Life staff encourages students to initiate new programs, implement change, and participate in the essential processes of University governance on many levels.
The Executive Vice President for Student Life coordinates the Departments of Career Services, Commuter Affairs, Freshman Development and Special Student Services, Greek Life, Honor Societies & Professional Organizations, Health Service, Multicultural Affairs, Recreation, Residence Life, Student Conduct, the Center for Student Involvement, the University Counseling Center, and the Duquesne Union. Several of these departments are briefly described below. Additional information may be obtained directly from each department and through the Student Handbook and Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct.