Mission, Vision and Diversity Statement

DOS logoMission:

We engage students and families through a culture of care, using education, advocacy, support, and accountability, as they navigate the transformational Appalachian experience.


We aspire to create a world bettered by our students, through their engagement in opportunities that challenge them to become active members of a more safe, caring, and inclusive community

Diversity Statement:

We believe in building communities that challenge and support individuals in the development of their own identities in support of our Division of Student Affairs’ statement on diversity & inclusive excellence.