Student Affairs & Enrollment Management
The goal of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management is to recruit and retain student leaders; meet the social, physical, financial and spiritual needs of those students; and assist them in developing unique talents, abilities, and personal goals for a life of world-changing impact.
Samford University is the premier private Christian university in the South and the top-ranked university in Alabama, and the Office of Admission is where prospective student contact with Samford begins. This office is responsible for admission processing, campus visits and preview events, merit scholarships, orientations, and recruitment.
Campus Life is committed to developing each individual student's emotional, intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual well-being by providing opportunities that maximize student potential and broaden understanding of one's place in a global society, while nurturing a sense of belonging for all students in a Christian campus community.
Parents and family members are a very important aspect of the Samford family. The Office of Parent Programs coordinates Family Weekend and the Parents Association, and serves as a resource for parents.
Public Safety and Emergency Management
The Department of Public Safety and Emergency Management protects the life and property of the university community, providing a safe and secure campus where students, faculty and staff can conduct their daily business without threat of physical or psychological harm.
The Office of Residence Life has charge of housing, helping and nurturing more than 2,200 students living in 28 residence halls.
The Office of Spiritual Life helps students explore their faith and develop genuine relationships that shape their lives through spiritual formation groups, worship experiences, service opportunities and ministry projects.
Student Services and Values
The Office of Student Services and Values assists students in their transition to and completion of college through services related to their personal and social development and well-being.