2021 UL Student Success Symposium description: 

This year’s University Life Student Success Symposium will offer interactive and engaging experiences designed around the lessons learned from the shifting paradigm of our work. Since we gathered for the January 2020 UL Symposium, we are managing the impacts of a global pandemic and the continuing rise of racial injustices, and social unrest; yet through this we continue to show up for our students and each other. Experiences will focus on innovative practices, national trends and research, best practices, and future directions as we continue to lead in times of uncertainty.  

Through participation in the University Life Student Success Symposium, attendees will: 

  • Discover practices that support and foster student engagement and student learning  
    • UL Value: Strategic Transformation 
  • Explore practices that contribute to an inclusive thriving community  
    • UL Value: Inclusion and Equityand Collaborative Community 
  • Identify practices that have a positive impact on student retention and timely degree completion  
    • UL Value: Inclusion and Equity 
  • Discover practices that contribute to well-being and post-graduation success  
    • UL Values: Well-Being and Leadership for Positive Change 
  • Identify practices that result in high levels of service and support for students and their families  
    • UL Value: Strategic Transformation 
  • Enhance personal and professional well-being  
    • UValue: Well-Being and Collaborative Community 
  • Engage and connect with colleagues  
    • UL Value: Collaborative Community 
  • Enhance career and leadership development  
    • UL Values: Inclusion and EquityWell-BeingCollaborative Community, and Leadership for Positive Change