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Campus Recreational Sports and Intramurals

Dahl Centennial Union first floor
www.luther.edu/recsports/

The program’s goal is to provide effective physical experiences that allow students to take their learning beyond the academic world.  The intramural sports program offers individual and team sports, as well as noncompetitive activities.

Career Center

Dahl Centennial Union second floor
www.luther.edu/careers/

The Career Center offers a full range of programs and services to assist students in developing career and life goals.  Programs and services include counseling and assessments for choosing a major and career direction, searching and preparing for job shadowing and internships, planning an international experience, building a strong resume and cover letter, preparing for interviews, preparing for a job search and applying for jobs, and /or preparing for graduate school.

Counseling

Larsen Hall, lower level
www.luther.edu/counseling/

The Counseling Service assists students in resolving personal concerns and facilitates interpersonal learning.  Short-term individual and group counseling is offered on a confidential basis.  Staff refer students to other campus services or to off-campus mental health professionals as appropriate to their needs.

Diversity Center

Dahl Centennial Union first floor
www.luther.edu/diversity/

The Luther College Diversity Center (LDC) provides voice, visibility, and leadership to individuals and groups committed to strengthening campus diversity. It provides advocacy and support for international students, multicultural students, and American students from historically underrepresented groups. The Center’s mission is to promote a deeper appreciation and a greater understanding of the diversity of the individuals that make up our campus. It also strengthens efforts to include multicultural perspectives as part of the tradition of a liberal arts education and advocates for policies that promote inclusion and participation of all members of the community.

The Diversity Council, whose role is to monitor and evaluate diversity initiatives and recommend improvements, assists the Diversity Center in achieving its mission.

The Diversity Center offers support and advice to many student organizations, which are open to all Luther students.  The list of student organizations can be found on our website.

The Center envisions a campus strongly committed to access and excellence for all students regardless of race, ethnicity, gender and gender identity, socio-economic status, nationality, citizenship status, religion, sexual orientation, ability, or age.

In the classroom, the Center envisions active engagement in learning about difference through effective teaching that allows students to grow in their sense of social responsibility and cultural appreciation.

Beyond the classroom, the Center envisions a campus community in which people from diverse backgrounds can develop their unique contributions to teaching, and service in a climate where all feel valued, respected, and safe.

Nena Amundson Lifetime Wellness Program

Dahl Centennial Union second floor
www.luther.edu/wellness/

The Wellness Program works with the entire college community to provide educational programs regarding a variety of health and wellness topics, focusing on fitness needs for students and employees, as well as general prevention issues.  The program is committed to maintaining a healthy living/learning environment, based on a philosophy of appropriate, responsible, safe, and legal decision-making about personal wellness.

Residence Life

Dahl Centennial Union, first floor
www.luther.edu/reslife/

The Residence Life program directly assists students in their learning/living environment, while maintaining safe and attractive facilities for almost 2,200 student residents.  As students develop academic competencies, they are also learning how to handle life experiences, often in their first extended time away from home.

Safety and Security

Dahl Centennial Union first floor
www.luther.edu/safety/

The Campus Safety and Security Office is composed of a director of safety and security, five security officers, and two welcome/information center staff members.  The purpose of the office is to provide information and assistance to the campus community and ensure a safe, healthy environment by providing 24/7 security coverage.

Student Activities and College Union

Dahl Centennial Union first floor
www.luther.edu/studentlife/activities/

The Student Activities program provides students with opportunities to engage in cultural, educational, social, and recreational activities, an integral part of the living/learning community at Luther.  Students develop their talents and abilities in leadership and teamwork through their participation in the Student Activities Council (SAC); numerous student organizations, including interest-based, academic, and service-oriented groups; and a variety of student leadership programs. 

Student Health Service

Larsen Hall lower level
www.luther.edu/health-service/

The Health Service and its programs are a support service for the promotion of health and prevention of diseases.  During the academic year physicians and nursing staff maintain regular office hours in an outpatient clinic (Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Student Life Office

Dahl Centennial Union second floor
www.luther.edu/studentlife/dean/

The Office of Student Life coordinates the efforts of all student life areas to provide a comprehensive cocurricular program and works with faculty, staff, and students to create the best possible environment for student learning.