Mission Statement and Values

The mission statement of the OSD is to facilitate and support the inclusion of diverse learners.

OSD Smart Objectives (2014-2015)

Core values

The core values adopted by the OSD are those of Student Services as a whole:

  • Student Centeredness
  • Transparency
  • Inclusivity
  • Integrity
  • Sustainability
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability via Measurable Goals

Specific Objectives

Within its wider mandate, the OSD strives to:

  • Facilitate wider access to learning.
  • Promote Universal Design as the model selected to achieve appropriate access for all learners.
  • Support students who feel access remains an issue for them.

Strategic Planning

The OSD has recently selected its objectives for the 2013/14 academic year.  These are to:

  • Attract a wider user base.
  • Implement Universal Design in all OSD procedures.
  • Review the role of its staff in order to facilitate campus wide UD implementation.
  • Position the OSD in a continuum of services.