The Office of Student Affairs provides assistance for our students beyond their academic needs to help them achieve the personal and professional goals, in keeping with the University's mission. To further FSU's vision, the leaders of our departments and support staff work to better a students' learning environment to foster success.
"I feel that anyone going through stressful times, can benefit from talking to a counselor who is objective and able to help you see things from a different perspective. You show your strength in asking for help." - Kat Stevens, Student Services Counselor
"I visited 17 other colleges and universities. At Fairmont State, four people offered to direct me around campus within the first seven minutes of being here." Scott Ullom, student
"The University must be able to sustain a climate and culture where students have access to resources, ways of knowing and ways of being that nurture their own success and opportunities for creating a more diverse community." – Dr. Van Dempsey, School of Education and Health and Human Performance
"Our career fairs provide students, alumni and others the opportunity to network with employers representing a wide variety of areas. Freshmen through alumni are encouraged to attend to learn more about current and future employment opportunities as well as internship opportunities." - Sally Fry, Director of Student Development
Prevention is the key to health, and the primary tool of prevention is health education. We treat illness and injury and provide educational programs in health promotion.
"I joined clubs and instantly made the right group of friends. Involve yourself in clubs. Getting involved adds to what you learn and helps you build more independence. A lot of opportunities, like internships, come with being involved." – Jaron Hollida, student