Miami University, established in 1809, is ranked among the top 50 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report. As an original Public Ivy, Miami provides Ivy League-quality education at a public school price with an exceptional return on investment. Miami is a place where ambitious students find their purpose and prepare for a lifetime of success.
Mission and Vision
The Division of Student Life, in support of Miami’s educational mission, engages students to achieve the maximum benefit from their Miami experience in preparation for life and leadership in a diverse, global world. Working together with campus and community partners, Student Life creates transformational opportunities, inclusive environments, and meaningful connections to ensure that students will learn, grow, and succeed. The Division builds safe, healthy, lively, and respectful communities that inspire students to dream big, act boldly, and thrive.
The Division of Student Life at Miami University aspires to be leaders and innovators within the university community and in the field of student affairs in creating the best student experience.
Core Values Statement
We hold ourselves accountable to the Miami Values Statement – a scholarly community whose members believe that a liberal education is grounded in qualities of character as well as of intellect. We respect the dignity of other persons, the rights and property of others, and the right of others to hold and express disparate beliefs. We believe in honesty, integrity, and the importance of moral conduct. We defend the freedom of inquiry that is the heart of learning and combine that freedom with the exercise of judgment and the acceptance of personal responsibility.