Engaging. Fun. Connections. Belonging. Student Involvement.

Mission Statement

The Office of Student Involvement helps students create meaningful connections and a sense of belonging through intentional programming. We provide fun and engaging experiences that educate, entertain, support, and challenge students through:

  • Training and mentoring of students individually and in teams, including student organization advising
  • Coordination of co-curricular programs, major events, positive campus traditions, and social activities
  • Providing operational and logistical support and resources to student groups and major campus events

Office Goals

  • Connection and Belonging: Provide fun, educational, and transformative experiences for students that connect them to Lafayette College.
  • Leadership: Educate and develop leaders.
  • Personal Well Being: Encourage healthy decision making and provide alternative programming.
  • Social Responsibility: Promote activities that encourage students to engage with others who have a variety of backgrounds, beliefs, and/or experiences.

Student Learning Outcomes

By participating in Student Involvement programs and services, students will:

  1. Develop a connection to Lafayette College. 
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the skills necessary to manage groups and lead their peers.
  3. Engage in behaviors and foster environments that promote health and reduce risk.
  4. Understand the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion and develop strategies to create inclusive and welcoming environments.
  5. Recognize the importance of using available campus resources to support their success.