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Mission Statement

The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to support and complement the academic mission of the University by working collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to provide co-curricular programming and services that promotes the intellectual and personal development of our students. Through the collaboration of University departments, we are committed to providing a comprehensive university experience that is student-centered and assists in preparing our students development that will enable them to be productive members of our rapidly changing global economy and society. Through our efforts, we focus on student development on such critical issues as personal responsibility, sense of community, respect for others, appreciation of diversity and ethical citizenship.


a zen tower of rocksCounseling

Maintaining mental health is essential for academic success and a productive career. The mission of Counseling Services is to help students achieve educational goals, learn problem solving, increase and enhance capacity for satisfying interpersonal relationships, narrow career goals, and make full use of their potential for continued growth beyond the educational experience at ERAU.

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Dean of Students Office

The mission of the Dean of Students Office is to support Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Division of Student Affairs by providing services, resources and advocacy for all of our students to promote an ethical community through fundamental fairness, mutual respect, personal accountability and responsible citizenship. Through our collaborative efforts, we strive to create a safe and welcoming campus environment that embraces a diversity of ideas, beliefs and cultures, where ideas can be freely exchanged in an environment guided by fairness, honesty and integrity.

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students at the beachHealth & Wellness Services

The mission of the Wellness Center is to maintain optimum physical and emotional health of the ERAU student body through the provision of quality, accessible, comprehensive, and cost-effective health care. The Wellness Center also promotes healthy behavior and lifestyle choices through ongoing educational outreach and programming.

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a dorm roomHousing & Residence Life

Living on campus is an exciting opportunity for Embry-Riddle students. The residence halls provide an environment that supports academics with a genuine community feel. The Housing and Residence Life staff provides  programs that create a living and learning environment that encourages academic achievement and assists students in their growth outside the classroom. Each residence hall is staffed with a Resident Assistant who supports students and builds community. Living on campus will keep you connected to the University and involved with new friends.

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students on campusStudent Engagement

The Department of Student Engagement will provide intentional programs and services for holistic growth and skill development, resulting in personal and professional success and contributing to the meaningful co-curricular experience of Embry-Riddle Prescott students. Student Engagement supports and oversees student organizations, fraternity and sorority life, the Board of Campus Activities, leadership programs, and transition programs. With approximately 3,000 undergraduate students from 49 states and nearly 45 countries, Embry-Riddle has something to offer for everyone.

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an american flag uniform patchVeterans Resources

The mission of the Veterans Affairs Office is to serve the educational and training needs of prospective and enrolled service members, veterans, dependents, and their survivors eligible to receive education benefits under various Department of Veterans Affairs programs. The office is staffed with qualified veterans program administrators who provide a broad range of services. We foster peer connections, coordinate university and community support, provide general and specific information about all benefits available to men and women who are serving or who have served in the armed forces and their dependents, report enrollment information to authorized appropriate allowances, and provide other advisory counseling and referral services.

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women at graduationWomen's & Diversity Center

The Women’s and Diversity Center seeks to increase awareness, allyship, and action at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Prescott. The Women’s and Diversity Center strives to foster the campus’ engagement with and understanding of critical issues, including bias, power, and privilege. We actively counter racism, sexism, classism, heteronormativity, ableism, and other forms of institutionalized oppression. We aim to offer students, faculty, and staff the skills, training, and space for dialogue to serve as allies for one another on the path to a socially just and equitable society. The Women’s and Diversity Center ultimately wants to empower the campus community to take action on the issues that matter to them, guided by a social justice framework.

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