The University of Arizona


We lead the way to success for all our students

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Academic Initiatives and Student Success (SAEM/AISS) encompasses a broad range of programs and services touching each UA student from the time they first consider college until and beyond graduation. Unique among universities, our structure supports our holistic approach and unwavering focus on student success, resulting in impactful initiatives with measurable results.

Our goals to recruit, retain, graduate, and foster career success for each student are achieved by:

  •  Creating innovative academic support and campus life programs
  •  Staying up to date with our current and prospective students to proactively address their needs
  •  Inspiring leadership that encourages collaboration between staff, faculty, students, and the community 
  •  Dedication and focus on the individual success of each student

Our core values guide our team to achieve new goals for increasing student access and success:

  • Embrace diversity
  • Stay ahead of the curve
  • Be the experts
  • Be entrepreneurial
  • Cultivate partnerships across the university
  • Provide extraordinary, engaged student experiences
  • Develop and support our team
  • Continuously assess our impact 
  • Recognize and capitalize on opportunities

We support the University of Arizona's mission; proudly delivering exemplary programs, services, resources and facilities with a measurable impact that contributes to the well-being and advancement of our community and our state.