Mission and Goals


Our mission is to empower students to engage, learn, and lead in their communities on and off campus.


Student Engagement aspires to work in partnership to provide transformative experiences that cultivate engagement, belonging, and leadership at Brandeis and beyond.

Goals for 2023-2024

The following goals for the 2023-2024 academic year help us enact our mission and work toward our vision as a department:

  • Goal 1: The department will implement more strategically aligned and student-centered new and updated programs, services, and operations in the following specific areas: leadership development, student organization advising, student leader training, traditions, anti-racism efforts, physical spaces, technology, marketing, budgets, student staff, risk management, and community engagement.
  • Goal 2: The department will develop and implement a new department-wide assessment plan in order to measure the success of new and updated programs, better evaluate the effectiveness of signature programs, and establish departmental key performance indicators.
  • Goal 3: The department will demonstrate its impact on enhancing the student experience and community partnerships through intentional marketing, collaborations, and other ways to tell our story.