Services to Students

Contact Us

Morgan Hall, Room 240
Phone : 785-670-2100

About Student Life Office

The Office of the Vice President for Student Life coordinates and develops student support services and programs and serves as an advocate for student needs across the university community that contribute to overall academic success.

Student Life at Washburn extends beyond the classroom. Our mission is to engage the Washburn community in services and programs that make learning possible. We care about you, your studies, your social growth, your well-being and want to help you enjoy a great WU experience.

Washburn University Core Values

  • Integrity : acting in an honest, fair, and ethical manner, creating a culture of trust evident in all University activities and decision making.
  • Excellence : serving our scholarly community by delivering consistently high-quality programs, teaching, service, and scholarship.
  • Accountability : ensuring academic, programmatic, and fiscal integrity and value through prudent management of resources entrusted to the University.
  • Respect : embracing diversity and treating others collegially with civility, openness, and professionalism in all interactions, activities, and decision making.
  • Collaboration : working toward common goals with others in the University and the community while valuing teamwork, participation, and diversity of ideas and perspectives.
  • Innovation : encouraging, considering, and supporting development of ideas by fostering individual ingenuity and creativity and creating an environment with opportunities for growth and change.

Student Life Mission

The mission of Washburn University Student Life is to educate students, engage the community, and enrich the Washburn experience.

We pursue our mission through educational programs, services, advocacy and mentoring to maximize our students' potential. Through promoting an inclusive and healthy Washburn community, we strive to empower students to navigate obstacles and strengthen their readiness to learn.

Who We Are

Eric Grospitch

Joel Bluml

Jackie Askren