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Office of the Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students works to create a living and learning environment in which students can maximize their academic potential. Our goal, consistent with the University's mission, is to support student learning and interpersonal growth that creates engaged citizen leaders. With professional staff located on the second floor of Peabody Hall, throughout Newcomb Hall and in Gibbons House, students will find a team that is available to assist in navigating and developing a unique student experience grounded in the history and traditions of one of the finest higher education institutions in the world.

Dean on Call

The Office of the Dean of Students provides 24-hour crisis management and incident response services to University students. The dean on call may be reached by contacting the central office at (434) 924-7133 or, after hours, by contacting the University Police Department at (434) 924-7166 and asking for the dean on call.

Reports of Perceived Bias-Motivated Conduct

You may report an incident involving an act you believe to be motivated by bias using the Just Report It system maintained by the Office of the Dean of Students. You will be contacted by a dean within 24 hours of your report unless you elect to remain anonymous. Please note that an anonymous report may limit the University's ability to fully respond to the alleged act of bias.

Our Spaces

The Office of the Dean of Students manages a broad portfolio of spaces for student meetings, social events, and other activities. Spaces may be reserved through Event Planning Services.

Announcements

Dear Students:
This has been a wonderful week in UVA history. Many of you turned out at JPJ yesterday to welcome our basketball team home, and I look forward to seeing you on Saturday afternoon in Scott Stadium when the broader community comes together to celebrate our National Championship. These student-athletes and their coaches have brought honor and pride to the University, not only for their win but also for staring down adversity and embodying the meaning of “calm under pressure.”


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AccessUVA & First-Gen Student Support

Works to provide comprehensive support services and programs to create equitable educational opportunities for all students across grounds.

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Fraternity & Sorority Life

Fraternity & Sorority Life enables students to shape organizations that promote the principles of scholarship, leadership, diversity, service and honor.

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Housing & Residence Life

Guides the transition of first-year and transfer students. Builds connected and engaged residential communities, including the three residential colleges of Brown, Hereford, and IRC.

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Multicultural Student Services

Multicultural Student Services (MSS) aims to promote inclusion and engagement for historically underrepresented students.

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Orientation & New Student Programs

Orientation & New Student Programs helps first-year and incoming transfer students successfully adjust to academic and social life at the University.

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Public Service

Learning in Action is the front door to public service at the University of Virginia.

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Student Engagement

Access a variety of resources for student organizations including the Student Activities Center and general support for events and programs.

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Student Safety

Facilitates a safe environment for students to live and study. Supports programs and resources for first generation and low income students.