Skip to main content

Division of Student Affairs

Center for Student Engagement and Leadership

"Student Affairs Cares"


The Center for Student Engagement and Leadership (CSEL)  is dedicated to cultivating diverse students by providing programs and services that support holistic student development.


To create meaningful and memorable experiences which nurture the personal, scholastic, and ethical development of students through innovative programming and co-curricular involvement.

Core Values: THEE Big Five

Leadership: Developing personal leadership competencies

Social Responsibility: Shaping socially responsible citizens

Diversity and Inclusion: Encouraging students to embrace a diverse and inclusive community

Service: Creating experiences that foster a commitment to service

Engagement: Fostering meaningful and memorable engagement experience.


Interested in contributing to Jackson State University’s legacy and starting your own student organization/club? Learn More

Student Organizations

Campus Activities Board

Blue Key Honor Society

Campus Ministries

National Pan Hellenic Council

Mister and Miss JSU

TMCF Leadership Institute

Student Government Association

Student Organizations

Division of Student Affairs


1400 John R. Lynch Street
Student Center
Jackson, MS 39217-0280

Phone: 601.979.2241