Welcome to Student Affairs

Mission The Division of Student Affairs, by working collaboratively with Academic Affairs, provides the necessary student support and educational experiences to enhance the learning process that helps students obtain a global perspective, appreciate diversity, serve the community and ultimately succeed in their academic endeavors and in life.

Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs at Valley City State University. I am delighted that you have decided to visit our website. Your visit gives us an opportunity to share some of the wonderful opportunities and resources that we have available at VCSU. I encourage you to learn more about the programs and services that we have to offer. This site has information that is useful for students, parents, and alumni.

VCSU is comprised of dedicated professionals and talented students that truly love their institution. VCSU has the reputation of attracting bright and motivated students, and we are committed to providing them the necessary academic support and education they need to be successful at VCSU. There are many opportunities for students to participate in student life including leadership opportunities, clubs and organizations, intramural sports and athletics.

The Division of Student Affairs at VCSU is comprised of 9 departments: Financial Aid, Counseling, Student Activities, Student Center, Bookstore, Housing, Health Services, Career Services, and Enrollment Services. The Division is committed to collaborating with the entire university community to help students succeed and accomplish their academic goals.

I hope you find everything you are looking for on our website and at VCSU. Please do not hesitate to give us a call at 845-7301 or send us an email. I encourage you to participate in all of the great events and activities at VCSU. Go Vikings!

Student Services

Updated: 10/26/2018
A comprehensive guide to campus programs and services including important policies and procedures. Included are policies on student conduct, sexual harassment, computer use, and student grievances.

Procedures to ensure the university's compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Important information for students wishing to withhold directory information.

Updated: 9/5/2019
Campus crime statistics for the past three years and important information related to campus safety and security. Also included is fire safety information and fire report statistics. Included is the VCSU Drug Free School Program notice.

Consumer Information
The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, requires numerous reports and disclosures from various areas of higher education institutes. This document provides a brief summary of the various documents and information that Valley City State University makes available to the public.

Campus policies and procedures related to the use of alcohol. Included are the sanctions for alcohol offenses, the VCSU Parental Notification Policy and information on Acute Alcohol Intoxication.

Updated: 6/7/2016
This citation form may be completed by any university student, faculty, or staff member. In order to be valid, the citation must be signed and dated. Any person filing a citation may be asked to present information on the matter to the University Judicial Committee. Please refer to the Code of Student Conduct for a complete description of the college disciplinary process.

Office Information

Vice President for Student Affairs
Pete Smithhisler

Administrative Assistant
Amber Olson

Office Location
McFarland Hall 209

Office Hours
Academic Year
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

800-532-8641, extension 7301 or 701-845-7301