Purpose of the Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students office is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing a variety of programs and services, which are designed to assist and support students in achieving academic and personal success. The office assists students in resolution of problems, provides information and referrals about campus resources, and promotes initiatives that address student's needs and interests. The Dean of Students office oversees UAA's Care Team and also student conduct, which work in tandem to address students of concern and their behavior.

The Dean of Students also provides supervision and support to the Division of Student Development. The Division of Students Development is comprised of the Career Services Center, Student Health & Counseling Center, Student Life & Leadership, Student Union & Commuter Student Services, and the Department of Residence Life. The Division of Student Development engages students and cultivates opportunities for academic and personal achievement through service, education, advocacy and community building.