About Dean Of Students



Our Mission is to provide a student-centered learning environment that offers support, advocacy, and resources that contribute to student success.

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Our Vision is to be a campus leader in fostering a caring and supportive environment where all students matter.

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Serve as a voice for students to address their needs and facilitate problem solving and conflict resolution.


Ensure that we always consider the best interests of our students and offer support and resources to students experiencing difficulties.


Align our practice with our core values and the ethical principles of our profession and lead by example.


Provide educational and developmental opportunities that maximize student learning and prepare students for responsible citizenship.


Promote an environment of respect, inclusiveness, and civility where all students feel welcomed and appreciated.


Anticipate and respond to student needs by providing high quality services which enhance and support student success.


Offer exceptional quality in the delivery of creative and innovative programs and services to students.

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What we do

The Office of the Dean of Students:
  • Serves as an advocate to assist students with academic and personal concerns
  • Provides legal services to students
  • Supports and assists student veterans in their transition to university life
  • Assists students in resolving administrative, academic, and personal grievances
  • Ensures that the university standards for student conduct are upheld through the administration of the Student Disciplinary Policy
  • Provides support and assistance for student crime victims
  • Addresses concerning student behavior
  • Offers consultation services for students, faculty and staff on a variety of issues related to student concerns and student misconduct
  • Supports students in crisis or with family emergencies
  • Assists students who experience financial difficulties
  • Refers students to on-campus and off-campus resources as necessary
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