In order to achieve the Student Affairs’ mission to "provide an environment for our diverse student population to reach their greatest potential through inspiration, accessibility, and support," we recognize the necessity of providing positive development of intellectual, professional, social & cultural growth of UAA Student Affairs staff members.

Cultivate your career in Student Affairs:

  • Below are resources for enhancing your personal & professional development.
  • Share information across the division about ideas for advancing our profession and current issues facing Student Affairs.
  • Share educational and leadership opportunities.
  • Advertise pertinent trainings you are certified to offer to divisional departments.
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Training & Development Opportunities


Upcoming Events

High Impact Educational Practices Workshop

Tuesday, February 24, 2015: Consortium Library 307
8:00 - 8:30 am: Coffee and UAA HIP Showcase
8:30 - 9:45 am: Keynote
10:30 - Noon: Working Session
2:30 - 4:00 pm: Open Session

Featuring Dr. George Kuh, Director of the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University. In addition to directing the Center, Dr. Kuh teaches graduate programs in higher education and student affairs administration.  He was part of the research team that identified the “High Impact Educational Practices” which lead to student success; he has also presented workshops and keynote addresses throughout the world on teaching practices that increase student learning and assessing student and institutional performance to enhance student success. The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence, Undergraduate Academic Affairs and Student Affairs with the hope that the collaboration between student and faculty units will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff to work together to identify the high impact practices they jointly believe should be prioritized to support student success at UAA.

Click here for a printable PDF informational flyer.

Annual Gathering of Student Affairs Professionals

Friday, May 8, 2015

UAA Development Day

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Safe Zone

Receive a two hour training in this program designed to increase the overall campus community's understanding and awareness of issues faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, allies (GLBTQA) and other marginalized persons. 


The training takes participants through a variety of activities aimed at expanding horizons and cultivating thoughts. It will help participants examine their thoughts and views while prepping them to become better allies for the GLBTQA community.


For more information email or contact Maria Bonifacio at 751-7448.

Past Webinars & Presentations

 For resources from previous webinars and presentations, see the "Past Webinar & Presentations" page.


Consortium Library SA Resources

See this list of print resources available for checkout at the Consortium Library.



For more information about staff development opportunities in Student Affairs, please contact Whitney Brown, Coordinator of Student Affairs Research, Assessment and Staff Development, at 786-6156 or