Student learning and personal development are the goals of a college education. The Student Affairs departments and staff at Texas State University-San Marcos 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.
Dean of Students
Educational Talent Search
Housing and Residence Life
Multicultural Student Affairs
Rural Talent Search
Student Support Services
University Police Department
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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The Vice President for Student Affairs website has an area entitled “Staff Resources” that can be found at http://www.vpsa.txstate.edu/
Co-curricular involvement serves to compliment the overall collegiate experience. The Student Organizations Office acts as your connection to many great opportunities through organizational involvement, leadership development and creating lifelong friendships.
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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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To obtain additional information, visit our contact page at http://www.vpsa.txstate.edu/about/contact-us.html