Office of Dean of Students
The Dean of Students supports the intellectual, emotional, and general well-being of all students. They serve as a point of information and advocate for students’ needs. The dean is also responsible for upholding student conduct to create an optimal living and learning environment for all students.
They are the first responder in crisis and the contact person for sexual harassment complaints. They are trained on Title IX Policies and Investigation Procedures, as well as Resources for Support. They are a member of the University Prevention Team, training students, staff, and faculty on Mentors in Violence Prevention and How to Be an Active Bystander.
- Undergraduate students who do not meet the standard off campus living requirements may petition the Dean of Students
- Requests for exceptions to university policies regarding student life may be made in writing to the Dean of Students
- The Dean of Students investigates together with the Title IX Coordinator all complaints of sexual misconduct
- The Dean of Students investigates reports of violations of the code of student behavior in accordance with the policies found in the Student Handbook