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About Us

Here at the Student Center we provide space for students, and members of the USA community to study, socialize, eat, host events, attend meetings, and engage in campus life. Our facility provides a home to many vibrant university departments and collaborative spaces for students to connect on campus.

Department Mission

The Student Center staff at the University of South Alabama believes engagement in educationally purposeful activities in and out of the classroom are the best predictor of a student's learning and personal development. Our department, comprised of Student Activities, Greek Life, University Programs and Student Center Services, enriches the campus life experience by providing quality programs, services, and facilities focused on student engagement, student learning, and student achievement.

Learning Outcomes:

Communication

  • Express (verbally and non-verbally) oneself clearly and positively to team, supervisor, and customers.
  • Demonstrate effective listening skills.
  • Understand the importance of and work to develop professional relationships.

Customer Service

  • Develop the ability/skill to quickly and pleasantly assist customers.
  • Utilize and/or seek appropriate resources to solve challenging situations with and for customers.
  • Provide accurate information to the customers.
  • Articulate policies and procedures.

Diversity

  • Exhibit the ability to work effectively with those different from themselves.
  • Appropriately challenge the unfair, unjust, or uncivil behavior of other individuals.
  • Demonstrate ability to convey respect, sensitivity, and tolerance.

Leadership

  • Work effectively with others to formulate both specific project goals and broad organization goals.
  • Employ delegation as a means to involve group members.
  • Understand and utilize the skill set of group members to accomplish group goals.
  • Understand how to lead with integrity.

Personal Development

  • Prioritize commitments and employ time management skills to maintain balance between academic work, extra-curricular activities, personal time, etc.
  • Identify personal strengths and areas of improvement.
  • Maintain personal health and wellness.

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Diagnose problems, generate and choose between multiple solutions, and evaluate outcome.
  • Use discretion when dealing with liability, suitability, or matters of confidentiality.
  • Take responsibility for decisions.