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The Baldwin Wallace University Department of Athletics remains committed to our scholar-athletes success academically, athletically, and socially by providing resources.  Below are many of the resources that are available to them on campus and within in the department.

Vision and Mission Statement
The Department of Athletics vision of the department and its mission statement

Career Center
The Career Center offers a variety of employer services designed to facilitate access to Baldwin Wallace's top quality students and alumni. Whether you are seeking candidates for internships or full-time employment, the career center can help your organization effectively meet your recruiting needs.

Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA)
The Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA) supports and strengthens the academic experience of BW's diverse community through services and resources designed to empower learners to maximize their educational and professional goals.

Center for Inclusion
The Center for Inclusion (CFI) works to promote Community, advance Civility and Cultural Competence, and uphold standards of Conduct.

Clubs & Organizations
BW offers more than 100 clubs and organizations for students. Clubs and organizations are divided into councils and are overseen by the student life center.

Counseling Services
Counseling Services is committed to support and enhance the personal growth and development of the student body. Services provided are tailored to assist students in meeting their personal, academic, social and career goals. Services to meet the mental health needs of the BW student body are provided with an emphasis on maintaining the high standards of the counseling and psychological profession. In that, a commitment to client confidentiality, ethical behavior and counseling practice that reflects current research and standards are central to our mission and daily practice.

David & Frances Brain Center for Engagement
The Center for Community Engagement offers a variety of ways for students to get involved and fulfill experiential learning requirements by serving at the local, national and international levels. Opportunities include one-time projects, weekly service, alternative breaks, international service, leadership positions and more. Students gain valuable experience in leadership roles as alternative spring break leaders, College Explorations coordinators, special projects team members, Super Saturday coordinators and coordinators for weekly programs.

Dining Services
Dining services provides student meal plans with dining flexibility to meet student preferences. Each plan includes BW's Flex Dollars that may be used at à la carte campus cafés, off-campus dining partners, campus stores, printing kiosks and more.

Hazing Policy
All forms of hazing, on or off campus, by any individual student, or Baldwin Wallace University registered student club or organization, faculty or staff, or any of its members or alumni are prohibited. Students are entitled to be treated with consideration and respect, and no individual may perform an act that is likely to cause physical or psychological harm or social ostracism to any other person within the Baldwin Wallace University community. The University will investigate and respond to all reports of hazing as outlined in this policy.

LGBTQ+ Services
LGBTQ+ Services is committed to the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual/pansexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and ally students, staff, and faculty — a commitment that BW demonstrated when it became the first university in the United States to break with the United Methodist Church after the church voted to enforce policies that exclude LGBTQ+ clergy and parishioners. We are invested in creating a vibrant and inclusive community that recognizes and celebrates LGBTQ+ contributions to BW!

Multicultural Student Services
Multicultural Student Services serves as a resource and advocate for diverse students. The office offers educational and social programming aimed at the personal development, retention and success of its students.

Name, Image, Likeness Policy
Baldwin Wallace University supports scholar-athletes receiving compensation for the use of their name, image and likeness from sources outside the University. Compensation means any form of payment, including but not limited to cash, gifts, in-kind items of value, discounts, social media compensation, payments for licensing or use of publicity rights, and payments for other intellectual or intangible property rights.

Name, Image, Likeness Disclosure Form
Scholar-athletes are required to disclose contact information for all parties involved in the use of their name, image and likeness, as well as any involved professional service providers. The scholar-athlete must also disclose compensation arrangements and the details of their relationship with involved parties. For More Information, please contact Compliance Director and Associate Head Wrestling Coach Jason Zastrow at 440-826-6803 or jzastrow@bw.edu.

Student-Athlete Publicity Form
Each student-athlete must fill out a publicity form for each sport that they participate in regardless if they would like publicity or not. The form allows the Athletic Communications Office to create biographies on the website.

Student-Athlete Services
Student-Athlete Services (SAS) Office serves all student-athletes by supporting their personal, educational and athletic goals through advising, mentoring, relevant programming and activities. SAS encourages the development of individual character, leadership qualities and personal integrity. SAS enhances the student-athlete's understanding, appreciation and participation in a well-rounded educational experience through service initiatives and by building unity within the student-athlete body, Athletic Department and BW community.

Student Handbook (.pdf)
Student conduct policies and other important information for students.

Veteran and Military Services
Veteran and Military Services offers a supportive learning community and the resources needed to assist service members transitioning from the military to higher education. BW has been recognized by GI Jobs magazine as a military friendly school since 2008. As a chapter member of Student Veterans of America, BW sponsors a student veterans organization that promotes camaraderie and social interaction with fellow service members. BW's faculty and staff with military backgrounds often serve as mentors and create a campus environment supportive of our military community.