Nov 29, 2023  
2023-2024 Student Handbook & University Policies 
2023-2024 Student Handbook & University Policies

2023-2024 Student Handbook & University Policies

Welcome to Life University’s Student Handbook

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Welcome from the Associate Vice President & Dean of Students

Dear Life University Student,

I would like to express how happy we are as a Life University community that you are here with us.  We are very honored you have chosen to embark on your educational journey with us.

As the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and the Dean of Students, it is my pleasure to assist you in your academic, personal, and professional development. To make your transition into this academic year as successful and rewarding as possible, the Office of Student Affairs is pleased to provide you access to not only this Student Handbook but also with experienced and talented individuals and staff who are ready to support you.

I hope this academic year will prove to be a productive learning experience for you. Our office is focused on the education our students receive outside the classroom. Though we are mindful that the intellectual life will be the core of the enterprise at LIFE, we are dedicated to the idea that learning continues, is enhanced, and is made meaningful beyond the threshold of the conventional classroom. I would invite you to enjoy intellectual discovery, participate in a variety of campus events, get involved in a recognized student organization and perhaps actively participate in community service. I hope that you will experience a transformational experience at LIFE that unlocks the potential that each of you share.

We are committed to a vision of diversity and inclusion that fosters the academic and personal growth of all students. We are here to help you create a vibrant community that enhances the quality of your student experience.

These efforts include helping students make sensible and informed decisions about academic and personal matters, negotiating the opportunities and challenges that are an important part of a highly demanding academic environment, and finding appropriate resources within and beyond the Division of Student Affairs. We also work with a range of collaborative partners, including academic departments and programs, to create opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and community members to integrate the learning that takes place inside and outside of the classroom.

Please feel free to contact us at if we can be of service. Our number one priority is to make the student experience at LIFE University a powerful and enriching one.



Janna Bredeson, PhD 

Associate Vice President & Dean of Students

Student Affairs 

Welcome to Life University

You and I are in for exciting times here at Life University. This institution you chose for your professional education is on the move. We are in the beginning phases of our 2040 Strategic Plan, adding new programmatic offerings in each College, delivering our brand strategy to our community and beyond, and incorporating our Life U values throughout our curriculum. More positive change is on the way. This progress is driven by the Board of Trustees and the administration here at Life U, with the execution flowing down to each department on campus.

Life’s Promise

With its vitalistic vision, clearly defined performance proficiencies and measurable criteria for success, a Life University education will produce leaders who exemplify humanistic values and, in a world where change is constant, provide innovative approaches to direct that change to elevate society and evolve its healthcare system.

Clearly, from the Board of Trustees to administrators, as well as the faculty and staff across our many diversified college programs, we have a clear vision of where we’re going. Our goal is peak performance while you’re here to equip you to be a peak performer when you enter your chosen career. We’re determined to help you develop your potential as a human being so that you can successfully manage the many personal and professional aspects of your life.

Get ready for a thrilling ride that results in both success and significance.


Rob Scott, D.C., Ph.D.


Life University