Student Affairs

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs


Keith Betts, ED. D

Contact Information
Birte Pfitzner
CSU Administrative Assistant
Main Office #: (203) 837-8600
Fax #: (203) 837-8539
Location: Midtown Campus, Old Main 308



Vice President’s Message

Welcome to Western Connecticut State University! We are thrilled that you are here and hope that you will take advantage of all this great university has to offer you. The Division of Student Affairs is that part of the university which provides students with important services, programs and activities to make your overall student life experience the very best it can be.

The Division of Student Affairs includes: AccessAbility ServicesAthleticsBookstoreBox OfficeCampus & Student CentersCampus MinistriesCareer Success CenterCenter for Student Involvement;Club Sports; CommutersCommunity ServiceCounseling CenterDining Services; Greek Life; Health ServicesHousing & Residence LifeIntramuralsJudicial Affairs; InterCultural AffairsOrientation; Parent ServicesRecreation; Research & Assessment; SGA/Student OrganizationsShuttle ServicesStudent Concern Team (SCT)Substance Abuse and Prevention Programs (CHOICES)Testing ServicesUniversity Police Department; Veterans Affairs Programming; and the Women’s Center.

You will find the staff in the Division of Student Affairs to be responsive, accessible, and interested in learning more about your experiences on Western’s campus. Additionally, the Student Affairs team seeks to collaborate with our faculty and staff colleagues throughout the institution to expand, enrich, and integrate learning experiences and opportunities for students.

Should you have any questions, concerns, or ideas, please do not hesitate to contact me or one of the staff in Student Affairs. Also, be sure to check out Western’s web pages for information about Student Affairs and other offices and programs at the university.

In summation, please know that we are here to help you along your educational journey and we are dedicated to one primary objective – your success as a student!

I look forward to seeing you on campus.

Best regards,

Keith Betts, Ed. D.
Vice President for Student Affairs

PS. Go Colonials!