At Millersville University, there are a number of useful offices, departments, and commissions that are specifically designed to assist students in areas pertaining to identity and student rights.
Departments and Services
The Elsie S. Shenk Center for Health Education and Promotion provides lifestyle education programs, hosts awareness events and information tables, and provides educational resources to students on a wide collection of topics including: alcohol and other drugs, body image, dating violence, domestic violence, healthy relationships, safer sex, sexual assault, stalking, and stress. Students are trained as peer educators to reach out to the campus community and provide individuals with important information on the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle, resources and services available at Millersville University, and how to safely make the most out of their college experience.
The Center for Counseling and Human Development is committed to providing quality mental health care to a diverse student body. The Center supports the academic mission of the University by enhancing students' emotional, social, and personal development. Accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), the Center seeks to engage students in counseling, consultation, and outreach to realize their potential and persist to graduation.
Millersville University Health Services is dedicated to ensuring a healthy living and studying environment at Millersville University. Academic success and personal growth can only be enhanced through a healthy campus community. Health Services is committed to promote healthy lifestyle choices, preventative medicine, and health education.
Millersville University is strongly committed to maintaining a positive learning, working and living environment for all and assuring it’s educational and employment environment is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, any other protected category under applicable, local, state or federal law, or status as a disabled veteran, a Vietnam era veteran or other covered veteran in admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, its educational programs and activities. The University will not tolerate acts of discrimination, harassment or retaliation against or by any employee or student.
The Office of Diversity and Social Justice advances Millersville University’s commitment to social justice, inclusive excellence and numerical, intellectual and interactional diversity by serving as an integral component of the Office of the President. One of the primary functions of the ODSJ is to support Millersville’s community of learners, teachers and leaders by cultivating a climate of collaboration and collective problem-solving related to diversity and social justice issues.
The Student Access and Support Services, formally known as Office of Student Success Programs is home to Lancaster Partnership program, the Pre-Scholars summer institute and Millersville Scholars program. These programs focus on college readiness, college access and academic persistence. The departments various programs assist students in their academic and professional development giving them support at various levels throughout their academic careers. Working with the entire University community, our services and programs are designed to provide students with the necessary tools for success as scholars and citizens.