Office of Academic Student Affairs

Welcome to the Office of Academic Student Affairs

Message from the Associate Dean

Byen bonjou! Bonjour!

On behalf of the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS), bienvenue to the Flagship! I am delighted to welcome you to our Academic Student Affairs website! In COAS, you are part of a community that values academic excellence, career readiness, global experiential learning, leadership, and diversity. Our Academic Student Affairs (ASA) Team promotes these core values and encourages a learning environment where we can all pursue our dreams and reach our highest potential. I am honored to support the exciting intellectual and cultural community you create in our Flagship. Stay engaged in our various ASA events and opportunities. We’re here, we’re ready!

Sincèrement,

Dr. Gladys M. FRANCIS Associate Dean for Academic Student Affairs Office of the Dean | College of Arts and Sciences

Meet your ASA Team

Leadership + Engagement Opportunities

Leadership

The COAS Office of Academic Student Affairs (ASA) strives to educate students to make meaningful contributions as citizens of a complex world. Our ASA team aims to expand students’ thinking and promote diversity of thought, leadership, civil discourse, and empathy through high impact academic and extracurricular activities.

Explore Leadership Opportunities 

Engagement

We are committed to increase research success for a changing world by facilitating your participation in experiential learning opportunities nationally and globally. We are dedicated to developing strategic and impactful corporate and community engagement for you. We work to empower you to become future impactful leaders and to make you active participants in your educational experience. We also foster community engagement and meaningful involvement with our COAS alumni/ae.

 

Explore Engagement Opportunities

Discover Our Innovative Flagship Global Experiences

In the College of Arts and Sciences, the Flagship of Howard University, students benefit from international experiences that are embedded within bold and innovative interdisciplinary courses that bridge the humanities to the natural and social sciences. Our internationalization responds to the demands of a fast-changing and diverse world. We aim for our faculty, students, and staff to be part of a community that encourages them to become successful global leaders. We empower our students to become life-long learners and foster in them a love for freedom, justice, and a commitment to excellence, truth, and service through a global lens.

Discover Our: 

  • 1. Bilateral Faculty Exchanges
  • 2. COAS Department Globalization Projects
  • 3. COAS Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • 4. Flagship International Buddy Program
  • 5. Flagship Passport Drive
  • 6. Global Fellows Program
  • 7. Study Abroad Programs
  • 8. Student Exchange Programs
Click here to visit our COAS Global Experiences Webpage!

Student health is imperative for student success. Get to know the services that are available to help you live your healthiest life at Howard University.

All services at the Student Health Center and University Counseling Service are covered by UnitedHealthcare StudentResources (UHCSR). All students are required to be covered by UHCSR, even if they have other health coverage. Please contact UHCSR to arrange dual coverage.

 

 

Your Health Matters

ASA NEWS & EVENTS: SOCIAL ENGAGEMENTS

Partnerships: Social and Global Engagement

Press Release: Howard University and Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne Establish a Strategic Partnership

High-Level Conversations

Leadership Talks

Ice Cream with the Dean

Event Information

2023 COAS Bison Week Schedule

2023 COAS Bison Week Schedule