Loyola University Chicago

Division of Student Development

Student Development

The Division of Student Development (DSD) is an intentional collaboration and grouping of several key areas and initiatives that work to create a lasting and positive student life experience.  Put another way, much of our division maintains the student experience outside of academics.

The major areas in Student Development, often comprised of several offices, programming, and campus-wide initiatives, are the following:

Campus Ministry
Office of the Vice President for Student Development
Residence Life
Student Complex
Student Life & Engagement
Water Tower Campus Life and DSD Administration
Wellness Center
Athletics (Affiliate)
Dining Services (Affiliate)

DSD is one of several major divisions/areas within Loyola University that report to a vice president, provost, or dean.  Others include:

Administrative Services
Academic Affairs
Capital Planning and Campus Management
Additional Loyola Campuses: Health Sciences, John Felice Rome Center, LUREC

Further, DSD benefits from many division-wide programs, committees, and projects, some of which include:

Alpha Sigma Nu Honors Society (ASN)
Behavioral Concerns Team (BCT) and Student Community Board (SCB)
Cultural Competence Committee
Digital Communications & Technology Committee (DC)
DSD Graduate Assistantships (DSD GAs)
Excellence Awards Committee
Family Weekend
Jesuit Education Team (JET)
Maroon & Gold Society (M&G)
NASPA Undergraduate Fellowship Program (NUFP)
Professional Development Group (PDG)
The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF)
Student Government of Loyola Chicago (SGLC)