The Dean of Students Office assists students with a variety of concerns by working directly with them and connecting them to appropriate resources on campus. We also consult with and serve as a resource for faculty and staff, parents, families, and friends, working together to serve students.
Mission & Vision
We want to support student success by creating a culture of caring on campus, so when students need help, they know The Dean Of Students Office is the place to go.
What we do
We provide accurate & timely information on University policies and procedures.
We identify the campus and community resources necessary to achieve positive outcome to student concerns.
Guide you to the right place
We provide referrals so concerns are brought to the attention of the appropriate University official.
We help facilitate contact with the proper office or service.
We provide advice about how to deal with any situation which may be causing difficulty.
We offer guidance and coaching to enhance student’s capacity to succeed.
Provide Title IX assistance
We provide assistance to students who are victims of incidents involving sexual harassment or violence, investigate complaints, assist with interim measure and accommodations for both the victim/complainant and respondent.
The Behavior Intervention Team
Chaired by the Director of the Dean of Students Office, the team includes membership from campus units that support students’ success, health, and well-being. The team addresses student behavior which demonstrates a risk of harm to self or the campus community, recommending and facilitating appropriate interventions, including, but not limited to, referrals to campus and community resources.
We're here for you
Anytime you'd like to chat, we'd be glad to talk about any concern you have, without judgement. Schedule a same-day Drop-In appointment in person or via phone or video conference.
Dean’s Office Contacts
How can we help?
Call us at:
Email us at:
Dean of Students Office70 Bascom Hall500 Lincoln DriveMadison, WI 53706-1380
Monday-Friday: 8:30am -4pmduring Fall and Spring semester
After Hours Contacts
Call Mental Health Services
608-265-5600 (option 9)
Dial 911 for immediate help from the
UW Police Department
UWPD Non-emergency line: 608-264-2677