The Dean of Students office provides support and guidance to UA students and families. Emphasizing inclusivity, advocacy, and student empowerment, the Dean of Students office offers a wide variety of specialized intervention, educational, and supportive services to students, parents, and families.

The Dean of Students oversees Off-Campus Resources, Student Care and Well-Being, Student Conduct, and Veteran and Military Affairs. In addition to these functional areas, the Dean of Students oversees the National Student Exchange program.

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National Student Exchange

The National Student Exchange (NSE) is an undergraduate study away program much like study abroad. The NSE is comprised of nearly 200 colleges and universities throughout the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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The Dean of Students office provides support to assist students in need or crisis through various programs, including the On-Call Dean Program. Contact the Dean of Students office at 205-348-3326 if you or someone you know is in need of assistance. For emergencies, contact UAPD at 205-348-5454.

Student Care and Well-Being

This department provides assistance and case management for students in crisis, along with outreach to those students' parents and families. SCWB coordinates a range of services to assist students with issues and concerns that may interfere with their academic success.
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Off-Campus Resources

Off-Campus Resources, a functional area within the Dean of Students, supports students as they transition to independent living through the off-campus housing website, housing fairs and programming for UA students about leases, landlords, and successful community living.

Student Conduct

Student Conduct seeks to maximize each UA student’s learning experience by educating students about the Student Code of Conduct, as well as the Capstone Creed. When necessary, the office also serves as the main campus entity to work with students to resolve disciplinary matters.

Veteran and Military Affairs

Veteran and Military Affairs facilitates and coordinates programs and services to meet the special needs of veterans, service members, dependents, and survivors in order to ease their transition to college life and fulfill their educational goals.