About Us



The mission of the Dean of Students Office is to support student learning and development through community building, advocacy, and student engagement.


  • Identify and implement interventions designed to reduce barriers to student success focusing on advocacy, intervention, and emergency response. 
  • Collaborate with institutional partners to address the needs of the study body targeting identify populations (commuters, graduate students, international students, etc.)
  • Collaborate with institutional partners to identify and address community behaviors that impede student success.
  • Create, sustain, and enhance programming initiatives that contribute to community building at USF. 


  • Advocacy
  • Student Empowerment
  • Collaboration
  • Community
  • Conscientious use of best practices