STUDENT AFFAIRS SIDE OF THE ENTERPRISE By: Group 5 Members— Vafa Gasimova, Eric Hopfensperger, Tomeco Hubbard, Henry Salley, Camelia Sanderlin
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE STUDENT The relationship between the college environment and the student is reciprocal and dynamic (Dey & Hurtado, pp. 81-82). Students begin a cognitive progression when entering different facets of student affairs. Socialization occurs when the student becomes more involved with their environment (Weidman, pp 114-135).
Providing student support – loans, scholarships, grants and student employment
Student financial aid staff duties – 1. assessing student financial needs and making decisions about student aid packages; 2. working with government agencies, banks, loan guarantee agencies, parents, corporate and individual donors; 3. assisting students with their personal financial planning while in college
Linked with admissions, retention and registration
Future issues in the area - linking financial aid to the college’s academic goals and privatization of services