Core Values


The DOSA team will provide an inclusive, welcoming and supportive environment that promotes respect, exposure and appreciation of diversity through innovative programming and civic engagement. 


The DOSA team will communicate effectively and consistently with and to the student body in order to maintain an open dialogue on campus.


The DOSA team will function as active change agents in fostering growth and development for our student population, empowering them to be productive groundbreaking leaders and global citizens. 

The DOSA team will assess the needs of the Division while maintaining policies and procedures that will allow for progressive collaboration with Chicago State University’s community. 


The DOSA team will be intentional in monitoring the pulse of the student body to assess its morale and needs, essentially leading to the retention of our students. 

The DOSA team will create and facilitate the CSU experience through programming and learning opportunities outside the classroom to promote school spirit and Cougar pride. 

The DOSA team will create an environment that promotes holistic learning that cultivates the strengths of our students through quality programming and opportunities for individual and collective growth. 

The DOSA team will be instrumental in maintaining records, documents, and staple programming to ensure the continuation of legacies and traditions at the University.

The DOSA team will honor and respect the expertise of team members as we collaborate and build relationships with internal and external CSU partners.