Student Life

Student Life is here for you; our most basic task is helping students get the most out of their experiences at the university. With Student Life you can find your own niche on campus; connect with students within or beyond your residence hall, organization, or academic program; get involved in student organizations, leadership opportunities, and campus jobs and internships; and choose the housing and dining and living options that work best for you.

From the Desk of VP Royster Harper

Student Life consists of many essential services supporting U-M students and helping them get the most out of their time here. We’re the place students go to Get Help, Get Involved, Get Housing & Food, Get Active and get the most out of their time on campus.

VP Royster Harper

Kambiz Khalili, Associate Vice President for Student Life

Kambiz Khalili joined the University of Michigan’s Student Life leadership team as the Associate Vice President for Student Life in December of 2017.  Prior to moving to Michigan he was the Associate Vice Chancellor at the University of Colorado.  During his 14 years of service at the University of Colorado, Kambiz provided leadership and oversight for a number of programs and services like Housing & Dining Services, Student Union, Student Health Center and CAPS, Campus Recreation Center, Center for Student Involvement, and Conference Services to name a few. He helped change the landsca

Kambiz Khalili, Associate Vice President for Student Life


With the goals of Integrative Learning, Intercultural Maturity, Resources, Organizational Culture, and Facilities Planning and Utilization, Student Life seeks to make a positive impact on the lives of U-M students.

U-M students

Student Life Organization Chart

Student Life encompasses enough programs and services that this cascading org chart is five pages long, be sure to scroll through!

Person drawing a chart

Organizational Values

Student Life's Organizational Values include: Student Centeredness; Accountability and Stewardship; Collaboration; Inclusivity; Integrity; and Excellence

Student Affairs Leadership Assembly