The Office of the Dean of Students serves as an advocate for students and is responsible for overall coordination of disciplinary matters, student handbook, commencement and the Valiant Express Bus. The Office of the Dean of Students deals primarily with non-academic matters. Generally, students should contact their academic deans for academic issues. However, the Dean of Students Office is available to respond to all aspects of students' needs and should be used to mediate and resolve difficulties.
1. To provide students with programs and services that support student success and development.
2. Coordinate processes that uphold the values of respect for others integrity and excellence.
3. Empower students to take responsibility for their behaviors and educate them on their ethical decision-making.