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Student Affairs: Where Students Thrive and Matter

Welcome to the UCI Student Affairs 2022 Strategic Planning website.

Under the leadership of Vice Chancellor Willie L. Banks Jr., Ph.D., this site serves as the repository for our division’s strategic planning process. Transparency in this process is important to our work since we value the participation of all of our campus stakeholders.

Vision, Mission and Values


Student Affairs: Where students thrive and matter.


To enhance an inclusive student experience through holistic programs, services, and opportunities that promote learning, well-being, and community.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Community
  • Well-being
  • Collaboration
  • Adaptability and Creativity
Strategic Themes
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Well-Being
  • Integrated Student Experience
  • Student Learning and Development
  • Strategic Resource Management and Planning
  • Staff Experience



  • April 13, 2022 – P.R.A.C.T.I.C.E.S. and Survey Data Collection – Strategic Planning Survey Report 
  • Division and Campus Document Review (March 2022)
  • May 10-26 – Remote Interviews – Comprehensive Report 
    Facilitators: VP Denzil Suite, University of Washington and VP Soncia Reagins-Lilly, UT AustinStakeholder groups:
    • Enrollment Management
    • Service Staff (w/ Spanish Language Interpreter)
    • Students
    • Administrative Professionals
    • Wellness, Health, & Counseling AVC Direct Reports
    • Student Life & Leadership AVC Direct Reports
    • OVCSA AVC Direct Reports
    • Auxiliary Services AVC Direct Reports
    • Student Affairs Managers and Directors Group (SAMAG)
    • OVPTL
    • University Advancement
    • Division of Finance and Administration
    • Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity
  • August 4 & 5 – Strategic Planning RetreatFacilitators: Abby Vollmer, Director, NASPA Advisory Services & Lea Jarnigin, Independent Higher Education ConsultantInvited Advisory Committee
    • Kabria Allen-Zaiee, Residence Life Coordinator, Student Housing
    • Angela Chen, Director, DREAM Center
    • Adelí Durón, Director, Latinx Resource Center
    • Ed Ekpeju, Director, Sorority & Fraternity Life
    • Meladee Garst, Assistant Director, Counseling Center
    • Brice Kikuchi, Associate Vice Chancellor, Auxiliary Services
    • Jess Leggett, Creative & Marketing Communications Director, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
    • Matthew Mallari, Manager of Support Services, Student Health Center
    • Peter Thach, Campus Social Worker, Office of Campus Social Work
  • August 29-September 16 – Strategic Plan Staff Survey
  • October 19 – Strategic Plan Outreach to Food Service and Custodial Staff during Flu Shot Clinic
  • December 13 – Strategic Plan Advisory Board Meeting to Review Survey

Previous Strategic Plan

Visions of Possibility Through 2025