Welcome to the Dean of Students Office

Our Mission

class of 2017 march through the archIn collaboration with our partners, the Dean of Students Office serves, supports, and empowers students and other members of the Northwestern community to promote student success.

Our Areas

  • Dean on Call-  Assists students and University community members who need counsel and guidance, especially in a crisis situation. The DOC ensures that students in distress receive appropriate referrals and levels of support.
  • Off-Campus Life- Assists students with navigating their way as a great Wildcat neighbor within the Evanston/Chicago metro communities.
  • Respect NU -  Provides a systematic approach to promoting a safe and welcoming campus community for all students.
  • Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)- Serves undergraduate, graduate, professional school, and Continuing Studies students on the Evanston and Chicago campuses.  Students with disabilities (including hidden medical and diagnosed psychological conditions, learning disabilities, AD/HD, and others) must register with SSD in order to qualify for accommodations and services.
  • Student Assistance and Support Services (SASS)-SASS coordinates referrals and services for students to campus and community resources to promote well-being.
  • Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution- Provides leadership in resolving student conduct and conflict issues.

However, as a department within the  Division of Student Affairs, there is frequent collaboration and partnership with all areas of student life.

Our Staff

We welcome everyone to stop by our offices and Meet the Staff. Our NU community is our family.

;todd melissa goldstein anthony kirchmeier alison may

timothy montgomery mona dugo katrina reynolds lance watson

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