Student Affairs at Rocky Vista University


Welcome! You are embarking on one of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences of your life and we are here to help you succeed. Our services include academic & career advising, mental health counseling, and helping you de-stress through fun and educational activities. We also work with Student Government and Clubs to promote leadership and service opportunities.

E-Mail: or call (720) 262-3964


Our Mission

The Student Affairs Department advances the University’s mission of providing quality healthcare education with programs and services that foster academic success, student development, and campus community. We assist and inspire student doctors as they prepare for compassionate, innovative, and patient-centered careers in medicine.

Our Department Goals

  • Interpersonal Competence - We will provide opportunities for students to develop their skills in professionalism, communication, collaboration, team-building, relationship-building, and problem-solving.
  • Student Learning - We will promote student learning through co-curricular programming, academic & career advising activities, and holistic wellness activities.
  • Social Responsibility - We will promote student respect and understanding for others through programming which highlights diversity, inclusivity, and an increased global awareness.

Our Department Learning Outcomes

Students who interact with or receive support from Student Affairs will be able to:

  • Develop healthy and respectful relationships with others, an integrated sense of personal identity and a positive sense of self.
  • Acquire, integrate, and apply knowledge that supports their academic and personal growth and wellness.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of cultural and human differences and the value of promoting respect and service to others.

The mission of the Rocky Vista University Campus Advocacy, Response, and Education (CARE) Team is to identify students who are displaying concerning behavior. The CARE Team facilitates connecting those students with campus or community resources in an effort to assist in their wellbeing and academic success. 

The purpose of the CARE Team is:  

The Care Team serves as an advisory group to the Provost and Associate Dean of Student Affairs. 


The various clubs and organizations provide the opportunity for students to apply what they learn in the classroom while giving them space to heighten skills that produce more engaged community members, more innovative practitioners, and more balanced individuals.

The Office of Academic and Career Counseling provides educational support designed to enhance student learning at RVU.  Services are offered through individual consultation tailored to meet the individualized academic needs of the student and integrated with the course curricula.

The Mental Health and Wellness department offers programs, services, and information to students to facilitate a healthy lifestyle environment. Counseling Services provides a confidential, safe environment for students to explore issues of concern, stress, and more.


8401 S. Chambers Road

Englewood, CO 80112
(720) 262-3964

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