Dean of Students Office and COVID-19

The Dean of Students Office is committed to continuing our core mission of supporting students by guiding them to responsible decision-making through a variety of programs and resources in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

The University's COVID-19 Response

The Dean of Students Office is open and here to support the campus community. However, in our effort the help slow the spread of COVID-19, we will prioritize phone and video conferencing in lieu of in-person care, when applicable.


Public Health Policy

From the Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook: For the health and safety of our students and all University community members, the University establishes specific protocols and requirements of students during public health emergencies.

Students may be required to provide proof of certain vaccinations, submit to regular testing related to the health emergency, maintain physical distance, observe curfews, and wear personal protection equipment such as masks. Students may also be required to self‐ isolate or quarantine on or off campus as determined by Student Health Services or Housing and Residential Life. 

Students who do not follow the established protocols and requirements related to public health emergencies are subject to disciplinary action and may be removed from the campus community if necessary.