Mission & Values

Our Mission

The Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development supports the mission of the University of Cincinnati by promoting and guiding purposeful student engagement, fostering a sense of community, providing opportunities of student growth and leadership development. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity and enhances our students’ ability to become global citizens.

Our Values

As the Student Activities and Leadership Development professional team, we promote these governing values:


Develop students within our university community to strive to reach their greatest potential through mentoring, personal and professional development, leadership and community engagement.


Create an environment conducive to inclusiveness, growth, development and support by building partnerships through collaboration.


Commitment to foster vision, creativity and mentoring relationships through our work with students.


Challenge students to explore contemporary issues related to systems of difference and inequality to empower them as agents of change in creating a socially just community.


Encourage our students to live their values and purpose through actions and standards.