Behavior Intervention Team

The Behavior Intervention Team is a committee, chaired by the Dean of Students Office. The Team’s purpose is to provide guidance, recommend interventions and to make referrals for students that have demonstrated concerning, distressed, or …

Bias or Hate Reporting

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Crisis Loan

Short term loans may be sought by students when an unexpected life event or circumstance takes place that causes financial hardship. These loans are generally under $500. They may not be used for paying tuition/fees or any …

Dean’s Certification

Many transfer, graduate, law, medical, and professional schools require the completion of a Dean’s Certification or disciplinary clearance. To expedite the process, all requests can be made through the Registrar’s office, the official record keepers …

Drop in

Throughout the year, a Dean of Students Office staff member is available on a drop-in basis for walk-in visits, phone calls and e-mails. Below are a few of the reasons to contact the Dean of …

Exceptional Citizenship Award

Exceptional Citizenship Award The Dean of Students Office recognizes students’ contribution to making the University campus a safer community through the Exceptional Citizenship Award. This award is given to students who decide to act with courage …

Hazing

Values and Definition Hazing is incompatible with the values and standards of the University of Wisconsin-Madison community. Hazing is considered to be any activity that is expected of someone joining or participating in a group …

Missing Student

Faculty, teaching assistants, and university staff members often become concerned about students who suddenly stop attending their classes or other university activities, miss an exam, or stop responding to emails. We encourage those concerned to …

StrengthsFinder/Strengths Quest

The Clifton StrengthsFinder is a web-based assessment of normal personality from the perspective of Positive Psychology. The purpose of the Clifton StrengthsFinder is to start you on the path to strength by helping you discover …

Student Death

The Dean of Students Office is responsible for initiating the process to close the records of deceased students. When informed of a student’s death, the Dean of Students Office will send the official campus correspondence …