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Dean of Students Office

227 Whitmore, 545-2684

The Dean of Students Office helps students resolve University-related problems which they have been unable to resolve themselves. Students who need assistance in negotiating the bureaucracy of a large campus can seek the advice of the Dean of Students and other full-time staff. The goal of the office is to respond to individual student needs and concerns. Specific services include:

Counseling and Referral: Assisting and advising students contemplating withdrawal from or re-enrollment at the University; providing referrals for academic and personal concerns.

Short-Term Emergency Loans: Offering short-term loans to students to cover unexpected situations.

Tuition Classifications: Determining Massachusetts residency for tuition purposes.

Student and Family Support: Providing a single point of contact within the University for students and families in times of crisis.

University Judicial System: Implementing and monitoring the University judicial system to ensure that the rights of all individuals are respected.