Overview

The mission of the Office of Student Life at Morehouse College is to serve the student body and greater collegiate community by providing co-curricular programs that promote positive, spiritual, physical, intellectual, cultural, educational, and social growth of each student.

Goal
To take a holistic approach to student development and encourage each student to actively participate in all aspects of Morehouse College, consequently assisting each student to become a leader in the community.

Co-Curricular Programmatic Functions:

  • New Student Orientation Evening Programs
  • Student Development
  • Student Leadership
  • Student Organizations
  • Fraternity & Social Fellowship Organization Life
  • Homecoming
  • Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Week
  • Founders Week
  • Hump Wednesdays

Advisement Responsibilities Include:

  • SGA: Student Government Association
  • CASA: Campus Alliance for Student Activities
  • Fraternities & Social Fellowship Organization
  • New Student Orientation Leaders
  • Up’til Dawn E-Board
  • Yearbook

Student Development Activities Include:

  • Leadership Development Training & Workshops
  • Study Skills Workshops
  • Book Clubs
  • Work Place Readiness
  • Transitional Workshops
  • Alumni Interaction Workshops
  • Purpose Development Workshops Awareness
    Weeks
  • Organization Retreats & Field Trips
  • Community Service Programs:
  • St. Jude Hospital - Up’til Dawn Letter Writing Fundraiser
  • Autism Awareness
  • Morehouse College Breast Cancer Walk
  • Morehouse College Haiti Relief effort
  • No Excuses Community Service Initiatives

Learning and Development Outcomes:

As a result of the programmatic efforts of the Office of Student Life Men of Morehouse College will:

  • Understand & articulate transition issues facing students, including first-year students, transfer students, international students, adult learners.
  • Understand & articulate transition issues facing special student populations,including non -African, American students, GBT students, students with disabilities, student athletes, & first-generation students.
  • Understand & articulate common student issues & resources to deal with these challenges—includes: drug & alcohol abuse, body image, homesickness, mental health & stress, social integration, major selection & career choice.)