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Addressing Student Loneliness and Disconnection: Enhancing Student Belongingness at Your Institution

Students who feel a sense of belonging on campus are more likely to persist in college and have lower mental health risks compared to peers. But what does it really mean when students tell us they do or don’t feel like they belong? Sessions are best suited for Vice Presidents, Student Affairs or their designees.

Compassionate Leadership Seminar: Building Skills and Behaviors to Lead in a Disillusioned Era for Vice Presidents, Student Affairs

How can you reinvigorate your leadership and re-engage your teams to move forward in this era? Compassionate Leadership is a concrete set of skills, behaviors, and actions that any leader can learn. This session is best suited for Vice Presidents, Student Affairs.

Research and Services

BIT/CARE Team Assessment

Assessing your institution’s BIT/CARE Team to identify gaps and future opportunities

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Belonging for Black and Latino Men Compendium

Having a sense of belonging is critical to retention and graduation. As a distinct minority on campuses that are predominantly white and female, Black and Latino men struggle to find a sense of belonging and a supportive community on campus. Explore EAB’s studies on this topic in this compendium.

Parent and Family Affinity Groups

This study explores how the University of Alabama brings Black families together to share resources and community.

Bring Barbershop Sessions to Campus

EAB analyzed sense of belonging data from the 2020 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and found Black and Latino students, particularly men, struggle to find a sense of community compared to their white counterparts at R1 institutions. This resource helps institutions design a space specifically for Black and Latino men with the intent to improve belongingness for these student populations.

Quick Reads

4 tips to improve your college’s behavioral intervention team

Use these 4 tips to ensure your institution has a high-functioning behavioral intervention team that is equipped to support the campus community.

Modern Student Experience Diagnostic for Community Colleges

Community college student demographics are shifting, nontraditional is the new norm, mental health is in crisis, and learning flexibility is a growing demand.

6 ways leaders are rethinking their student affairs organizational charts in 2023

EAB analyzed 100 institutions’ student affairs organizational charts to learn how the reporting structure is changing to reflect today’s needs.

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Access the mental health resource center

Explore resources, insights, and on-demand webinars to help you support student mental health and well-being on your campus.

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Student Affairs Forum

Equipping student affairs officers with the research, resources and strategies to navigate a range of challenges associated with campus climate, metal health, diversity, student performance, and more.

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