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Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs, in the context of a residential environment, assists students in their growth and development in every facet of life: intellectual, psychological, social, spiritual, cultural, physical, and vocational. Working with a dedicated staff, students engage in programs, exercise leadership in service to others and participate and promote a diverse campus community. 

Student Affairs provides transformative experiences for students. Student Affairs educators, in partnership with faculty, administrators, staff, parents, alumni/ae and members of the Jesuit community, have created a residential campus community in which student can flourish. The 13 departments within the division work collaboratively to engage, educate and empower students to be effective leaders and contributors within a global society. 
Students are challenged to think differently, reach a level of personal excellence, pursue their passions, and aspire to achieve great things. Expected learning outcomes for students as a result of the experiences provided by the Division of Student Affairs include the following areas:  community and citizenship, multicultural competency, reflection and discernment and cura personalis (care for the whole person).

Career Planning 

The Career Planning Center works with students to identify and clarify their career objectives, teach skills and strategies for conducting a successful job and internship search, and provide resources to assist students in finding internships and entry-level positions. Through the Summer Internship Program , students have access to summer internships developed through the network of Holy Cross alumni, parents and friends nationwide to gain meaningful career-related experience in an area related to their occupational goals.

Counseling Center  

The Counseling Center works collaboratively with and for students to meet their mental health needs and to promote their academic success and personal growth. 

Disability Services 

The Office of Disability Services coordinates assistance for students with disabilities in order to promote equal access to College programs and services, and seeks to assist those students and their families in making the necessary arrangements to facilitate full participation in academic and cocurricular pursuits. 

Health Services 

Health Services is committed to providing quality health care that recognizes individual needs of students. Health care professionals provide services, programs, and wellness education to enable students to become well integrated in body, mind and spirit.  

Multicultural Education  

The Office of Multicultural Education educates and empowers members of the College community to work for social justice. For students especially, this work involves providing opportunities to be of service, prepare for leadership, and undertake civic responsibility. 

Public Safety  

The Department of Public Safety strives to be involved in and committed to ensuring a safe, secure and welcoming campus environment.

Recreation, Intramurals and Club Sports 

The Office of Recreation, Intramurals and Club Sports provides and supports recreational activities, coordinates intramural competitions, and advises club sports. 

Residence Life and Housing 

The Office of Residence Life and Housing provides safe and clean residence halls and creates residential communities promoting fun, personal growth, and development. 

Student Conduct and Community Standards 

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards supports an environment conducive to academic achievement and personal growth for students. The programs offered by the office aspire to instill and promote justice, civility, self-discipline, care for self and others, ethical development and integrity. 

Office of Student Involvement  

The Office of Student Involvement assists students and their parents with the transition to college life, engages students in the development of their strengths, skills and leadership, and works closely with student organizations to ensure a vibrant and well-balanced calendar of events.

Student Life  

The Office of Student Life provide services, programs, experiences, and advising to empower students, enhance the Jesuit, Catholic mission, and complement the academic curriculum. 

Wellness Programming  

The Office of Wellness Programming encourages students to develop and maintain healthy lifestyles and serves as the primary campus resource for alcohol and other drug information and education.