Assistant Dean of Students

Assistant Dean of Students
Student Assistance & Support Services
Nicole Eggleston-Watkins

Phone: 847-491-8430

Nicole has spent the past eight years working in Residential Life in various positions, most recently as the Associate Director for Community Life in College Housing.  Prior to University of Chicago, she worked at Case Western Reserve University.  At both universities Nicole worked with students who demonstrated a variety of concerns including mental health, physical health, behavioral, personal crisis and academic.  She has been on the front lines of many crises, responding in real time to students of concern.  

Nicole collaborated extensively with counseling and health services, university police and academic partners to connect students to needed resources and also to help manage student behavior on her previous campuses.  She is also accustomed to communicating with parents about significant concerns, and providing support to families who need help in navigating appropriate university resources and help understanding current university policies.