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Department of Student Affairs - Student Life

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Department of Student Affairs - Student Life

Student Life fosters the academic, professional, and social development of our students through intentional programming, cultivating student leaders and leadership opportunities, and supporting registered student organizations at ATSU. The office of Student Life encourages and promotes life outside the classroom by encouraging a community of collaboration, responsibility, and respect among all community members.​

  • Events +

    • You are encouraged to get involved outside the classroom through a dynamic variety of events held on each of our residential campuses; below are links to listings of events:

      Kirksville-campus events

      • ATSU community members on the Kirksville, Missouri campus may access a list of events by logging into Engage with their ATSU credentials.

      Mesa-campus events

      • ATSU community members on the Mesa, Arizona campus may access a list of events by logging into Engage with their ATSU credentials.

  • Career & Professional Development +

    • Student Life is committed to assisting you with the next step of your professional career with comprehensive professional and career development resources including: interview preparation, curriculum vitae/resume review, and professional etiquette. As you begin to plan for your time after ATSU, please contact Student Life to ensure you are as prepared as you can be when entering the job search phase.

      Engagement Record

      Students can self-generate a verified record of your involvement outside of the classroom with the office of Student Life.

      Engagement Records can be used to provide speaking points for job interviews, apply to residencies/ rotations, and showcase your leadership experiences.

      Contact Student Life today to learn about how to generate your own Engagement Record.

      Recruitment Fairs

      Student Life annually hosts recruiters to meet, network, and hire our highly competent students. These fairs happen on both our residential campuses. Invitations for student participation are disseminated via e-communication by Student Life.

      • National Association of Community Health Centers Arizona (Information available Spring 2018)
      • National Association of Community Health Centers Missouri (Information available Spring 2018)
      • Physical Therapy (pdf)

      Professional Resources

      The following are links to professional organization resources for our residential disciplines related to career resources including placement and advancement:

  • University Events +

    • Orientation

      The office of Student Life coordinates New Student Orientation for all residential based programs to help assist in the transition to the graduate health sciences experience. Through intentional program design students will get a holistic introduction to resources and opportunities available to all students to have a successful and transformative experience at ATSU.

      Please note the following dates are for each respective program’s orientation week; more specific information will be disseminated via e-communication to accepted student’s official ATSU account.

      Welcome Week

      • July 9-14, 2018

      Physician Assistant Studies students will have university-wide orientation on Wednesday, June 6, 2018

      White Coat

      The programs listed below conduct annual white coat ceremonies celebrating milestones in academic achievement as it relates to their given discipline. For some programs it marks the beginning of their academic pursuits. For others it signifies the next chapter of their training as they enter clinical years. Regardless of the transition it marks it is a time for celebration and acknowledgement of the importance of wearing a white coat in our society.

      Arizona-based Programs

      • Physical Therapy: July 6, 2018
      • Dentistry, Osteopathic Medicine, and Physician Assistant: July 13, 2018
      • Audiology: September 8, 2018

      Missouri-based Programs

      • Saturday, July 14, 2018

      Commencement

      The moment our students have been working for since new student orientation is her/his commencement ceremony. The ceremony is the culminating moment in which our students are awarded their given degree, welcomed into the University alumni family, and are formally recognized as the newest practitioners of healthcare.

      Arizona-based programs and CGHS graduates please review the graduate resource page.

  • Housing +

    • Arizona Campus

      ATSU students live throughout the greater Phoenix metropolitan in an area known as the East Valley, which is comprised of the cities of Mesa, Gilbert, and Chandler, Arizona.
      As you begin to look to relocate to the Grand Canyon State we hope that you will consider the Virtual Discussion Board. This is a resource for students and by students. You may only access this after you have received your ATSU portal login information. Online rental information can be obtained by contacting our admissions office at 480.219.6025.

      Missouri Campus

      The Missouri Campus offers an apartment complex for on-campus living arrangements, as well as several resources in finding rental properties off-campus.
      On-Campus Located on campus, our 44-unit, smoke-free apartment facility offers ATSU students a convenient, comfortable lifestyle at an economical rate. Living on campus students will find classrooms and the Thompson Campus Center, ATSU’s recreation facility, all within walking distance.

      For information on housing on campus please contact Student Life.
      ATSU Missouri On-Campus Apartment Guide (pdf)

      Off-Campus Beginning in March, online rental information will be available to accepted students with a password. If you have any further questions about any of our services, please contact the Admissions Office at 866.626.2878, Ext. 2237, or admissions@atsu.edu.

  • Contact Us +

    • Office Contacts

      studentlife@atsu.edu
      @ATSUStuLife
      480.219.6126
      AZ Campus: 1st Floor, Main Building
      MO Campus: 2nd Floor, Tinning Education Center

      Meet the Staff

      Director of Student Life
      Mykel Estes, MEd

      Assistant Director of Student Life
      Travis Eagen

      Student Life Coordinator
      Kelli Moore

      Student Life Coordinator
      Megan Poulson

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