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What is Student Affairs?

Student learning and personal development are the goals of a college education.  The Student Affairs departments and staff at Texas State University are committed to motivating and inspiring Texans to devote time and energy to educational activities, both in and outside the classroom, to lead productive lives and to acquire skills and abilities to deal effectively with major personal and professional challenges.  Student Affairs programs and services contribute to the collaborative student retention goals of the University.  The Student Affairs staff ensures student success and enhances student learning and development.

Who does Student Affairs Oversee?

Campus Recreation
Career Services
Counseling Center
Dean of Students Office
Disability Services
Housing and Residence Life
LBJ Student Center
Retention Management and Planning
Student Diversity and Inclusion
Student Health Center
University Police Department

What are the Policies we abide by?

The Student Affairs Policy and Procedure Statement (SA/PPS) system provides a standard format for communication of Student Affairs polices and procedures.  The system provides a means for locating and identifying those policies and procedures that provide direction to Student Affairs departments.  It also provides a means for review and revision to assure that Student Affairs policies and procedures reflect current practices.

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How do you get involved with Student Organizations?

Co-curricular involvement serves to compliment the overall collegiate experience. Student Involvement@LBJSC acts as your connection to many great opportunities through organizational involvement, leadership development and creating lifelong friendships.

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What are the new marketing guidelines?

Texas State has a website designed to assist the individual (or department) with the proper university guidelines set up by University Marketing at

How do I get involved with the Student Affairs in Higher Education Masters Program?

The mission of the Graduate Student Affairs Council (GSAC) is to provide professional development and offer a support structure for current and incoming graduate students studying or working in the student affairs field.  GSAC provides social, professional, and academic opportunities to enhance the holistic development of the future of student affairs professionals.  We uphold the ethics of the profession by promoting diversity and adhering to the Principles of Good Practice. 

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