Chowan University is strongly committed to educating the total person - mind, body, and spirit. Student activities and residence life complement the student's classroom experiences and lead to one's personal growth and development. Campus life enables each student to develop social and interpersonal skills, foster leadership skills, cultivate sound ethical and moral principles, deepen spiritual commitments, formulate a philosophy of life, and explore career opportunities.
The University encourages and supports student life through a variety of student services provided by trained professionals in the Department of Student Affairs. The department consists of the following areas: Student Life, Housing, Campus Ministry, Wellness Center, University Counselor, Special Programs and Services, Public Safety, Residence Life, and Recreation and Intramurals.