Departments

Led by Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Soncia Reagins-Lilly, the Division of Student Affairs works with academic partners, staff, parents and student leaders to influence our students in living the Longhorn life. Supported by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Division's nine departments, 37 units (listed below) and 39 facilities offer first-class programs, facilities and services. They include 14 on-campus residence halls, dining facilities, medical and mental health services, new student orientation, recreational sports and two university unions. The Division employs 2,000 students annually and supports 1,200 student organizations, student emergency and veteran services, and leadership programs.

Counseling and Mental Health Center

The Counseling and Mental Health Center serves the university’s diverse campus community by providing high quality, innovative and culturally informed mental health programs and services that enhance and support students’ well-being, and academic and life goals.

• Business Services*
• Data/IT, Assessment and Communication*
• Integrated Health*
• Longhorn Wellness Center (Health Promotion/Prevention)*
• Mental Health Clinical Services
• Psychiatric Services
• Psychology & Social Work Training Programs
*shared services

New Student Services

New Student Services oversees orientation for thousands of incoming students each year, ensuring they successfully transition, both academically and socially, to the university. Staff also leads programs throughout the year to promote student engagement and support academic success.

• Communication
• Orientation
• Transition Initiatives

Office of the Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students empowers Longhorns through leadership training and by supporting student engagement in more than 1,200 student organizations. Services for students also include academic integrity and conduct, emergency support, student veteran services, hazing prevention, peer support services and more.

• Central Services
• Dean of Students Research Institute
• Leadership and Ethics Institute
• Legislative Student Organizations
• Sorority and Fraternity Life
• Student Activities
• Student Conduct and Academic Integrity
• Student Emergency Services
• Students Veteran Services
• Title IX Training & Investigations

Recreational Sports

Recreational Sports promotes physical fitness, healthy habits and balanced behaviors through an array of recreation facilities, programs, services, special events and student employment opportunities. Programs offered include Intramural Sports, Fitness/Wellness, Outdoor Recreation, Sport Clubs, the Instructional Program and Informal Recreation.

• Business Services
• Communications, Development and Memberships
• Facility Operations
• Programs

Texas Parents

Texas Parents serves all students’ families who need assistance navigating university resources. All parents and families of enrolled undergraduate students are members of the Texas Parents Association, the university’s official parents association. Membership provides benefits to support and promote student success from enrollment through graduation.

The Center for Students in Recovery

The Center for Students in Recovery provides a supportive community where students in recovery and in hope of recovery can achieve academic success while enjoying a genuine college experience free from alcohol and other drugs.

University Health Services

University Health Services is an on-campus, accredited healthcare facility that includes general medical care, women’s health, sports medicine, urgent care services, allergy/immunization/travel health clinics, radiological and ultrasound services, nutrition services, a clinical laboratory, physical therapy, a 24-hour Nurse Advice Line, radiology, lab services and a health promotion office.

• Ancillary Services
• Business Services*
• Data/IT, Assessment and Communication*
• Integrated Health*
• Longhorn Wellness Center (Health Promotion/Prevention)*
• Medical Services
• Nursing Services
*shared services

University Housing and Dining

University Housing and Dining oversees 14 on-campus residence halls, university apartments, 2400 Nueces apartments, and 13 dining and retail venues. By creating transformative living and learning communities, the staff fosters student engagement, growth and success.

• Business Services
• Dining
• Facilities
• Human Resources
• Residence Life

University Unions

The University Unions provides a wide array of student services, leadership development opportunities, study and event spaces, and food venues. The department enhances the student experience through our unique and multi-faceted facilities and programs, as well as a vibrant student organization.

• Alumni Relations
• Business Services
• Facilities, Operations and Maintenance
• Human Resources
• Student Programs