Dear Students,

The offices of Student Life and Mission recognize students at WWU are our highest priority. We welcome your unique strengths, talents, contributions, and ideas as we experience the mighty power of God shaping the lives of our students.  Our offices desire to enhance your experience by working closely with faculty and staff to support students’ academic maturation.  Our offices play an important and inextricable role in bridging all aspects of the academic, social, intellectual, and spiritual experiences of students at WWU.  We want to help you discover a sense of belonging within the University community.

We strive to foster an educational community for students that will reflect the highest level of commitment to student success within an environment that encourages and provides opportunities for leadership development, personal, social and spiritual growth, and respect for intellectual and cultural competence.

The functional areas that comprise Student Life and Mission that support all aspects of students’ experiences include: AthleticsDean of StudentsResidential Life & HousingCampus MinistriesCampus SecurityCampus Health and WellnessCommUnityCampus ClubsCounseling and Testing ServicesDining Services, and Associated Students of Walla Walla University.

If I can be of any assistance to you, please don't hesitate to stop by my office in Kellogg Hall, call me at 509- 527-2511, or email me at

The offices of Student Life and Mission are here to serve you.


David Richardson
Vice President for Student Life and Mission


Embracing Luke 10:27

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and love your neighbor as yourself.”

This is our commission to learn and serve. The Department of Student Life exists to foster through love, the growth and development of the whole person.

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Last update on October 23, 2014