2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Division of Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs at TCU provides student programs and services that support student success and enhance the collegiate experience. TCU offers a rich learning environment, and through a variety of experiences, students engage in an intensive process of intellectual, personal, moral and social development. The division holds a special, but not exclusive, responsibility to assure that the co-curricular learning experiences of students are of high quality, are directed to the development of students, and meet both institutional and individual student needs.

The division complements the academic mission of TCU. Through programs, activities and services, the division strives to assure that graduates are prepared to assume roles as productive citizens. Therefore, there is an emphasis on leadership and civic engagement, understanding our rich, diverse society, accepting responsibility and developing opportunities for critical thinking and application of classroom learning.

The Division of Student Affairs provides services central to a quality student career, including residential services, health services, leadership and recreation services, career services, dining services, parking services and public safety.

The following units and departments comprise the Division of Student Affairs, which is under the leadership of the vice chancellor for student affairs:

  • Campus Life (Educational Discipline, Crisis Response, Sexual Harassment, Code of Student Conduct, Student Handbook);
  • Center for Community Involvement and Service-Learning (Community Partners, TCU Leaps, Volunteer Fairs, Involved Service Network, Alternative Spring Break);
  • Health Services (Health Center, Counseling Center, Psychological Services, Health Education); Alcohol & Drug Education;
  • Inclusiveness and Intercultural Services (Inclusiveness Conference, Leadership Retreat for Students of Color, Mentoring for Students of Color Program, Intercultural Banquet);
  • International Student Services (Pre-Arrival Services, Immigration, Orientation, Programming and Adjustment Issues, Working on Campus assistance);
  • Residential Services (Housing and Residence Life, Dining Services);
  • Student Affairs Information Services (Identification Card Center, Card Access);
  • Religious and Spiritual Life (Religious Groups and Communities, Spiritual Health and Wellness, Religious Literacy and Education, Worship, Prayer and Pastoral Care and Advocacy, Activism and Relief Work);
  • Student Development Services Common Reading, Chancellor’s Assembly, First Year, Transfers, (Academic Orientation, Frog Camp, Leadership Development, TCU Leadership Center, Men and Women's Programs and Student Organizations, Parent Program);
  • University Career Services – Center for Career and Professional Development (Job and Internship Search Assistance, Developmental Programs, Resume Preparation, Graduate School Application Process);
  • University Recreation Center (Intramurals/Sports Clubs, Outdoor Programs, Fitness, Wellness, Aquatics);
  • Student Veteran Services;
  • Campus Police (Security, Crime Prevention and Parking).