Vision, Mission, and Goals
The OMSLD will serve students and the campus community through mentoring services and initiatives reflective of the highest ethical,
professional, and best practice standards of the field. Program efforts will promote diversity, equity, and excellence through unique
contributions to a dynamic and strong campus community for the purpose of enhancing the quality of student life and learning, with special
emphasis in working on the behalf of students from under-represented and/or under-served populations.
OMSLD and FASE Mission
The Office of Mentoring Services and Leadership Development provides academic support and leadership development to undergraduate students through faculty, staff, and peer mentoring services for the purpose of assisting in the retention and graduation of IU students.
FASE provides academic and career support by pairing IU faculty, staff, and student mentors with students seeking help navigating the University environment.
The OMSLD will:
- provide practical and relevant resources and services to students, faculty, departments, and campus organizations as a means of:
- enhancing student achievement, persistence, and graduation,
- promoting diversity and equity, and
- supporting personal, academic, and professional excellence;
- collaborate with students, faculty, staff, departments, and campus organizations to provide services representing a model
for the highest quality program ethics, professionalism, organization, and management;
- advance opportunities for personal, social, cultural, leadership, professional, and community growth in a comprehensive,
developmental program that enhances the quality of student life and learning;
- employ on-going, consistent program evaluation that includes clear goals and objectives, identification of appropriate
means to measure outcomes, and a process for incorporating results into program development and implementation; and,
- contribute to campus, state, and national conversations regarding the role of mentoring, academic, leadership, professional,
and community development programming in the success of students, highlighting its role in the lives of students from under-served
and/or under-represented populations.