Serving all three University of Wisconsin-Platteville campuses, the Dean of Students Office is just one of many resources available to our students, parents, staff, and faculty.  Our office plays a critical role in helping students navigate the campus environment and strives to promote a holistic learning experience by providing programs and services that develop students intellectually, socially, and ethically.

Our staff advocates for students and assists them in making positive connections with faculty, staff, and other students.

Our office encourages honesty, integrity, and respect among UW-Platteville students. We also promote responsibility by helping students accept the consequences of their behavior.  We also provide support for a variety of student concerns:

  • Illness
  • Academic trouble
  • Other personal emergencies

Mission

The UW-Platteville Dean of Students Office works to create a culture of care for students, their families, faculty, and staff.  We strive to promote a safe and welcoming campus community, which includes holding students accountable to the Student Conduct of Code while treating individuals with consistency and respect. We provide education, advocacy, and support to encourage and empower all students to achieve success in their academic, social, and personal development.

The Dean of Students office strives to promote a holistic learning experience by providing programs and services that develop students intellectually, socially, and ethically through our four key principles:

  • Student Support
  • Student Advocacy
  • Student Engagement
  • Student Success

The Dean of Students office seeks to facilitate the integration of the academic experience of students with all aspects of university and student life.  We strive to answer questions, address concerns, and meet the needs of students to make their experience better both inside and outside the classroom.  We work to:

  • Provide information to students, faculty, and staff about policies and procedures
  • Identify the needs or areas of concern that may be affecting students academically, socially, or personally
  • Help students resolve issues, complaints, or concerns
  • Facilitate positive communication and connections between students, faculty and staff
  • Connect students with appropriate university or community resources to assist students with concerns or issues

The Dean of Students office provides the following services:

  • Consultation
  • Assistance with the complaint process
  • Student advocacy
  • Mediation
  • Assistance with student absences
  • Assistance for victims

Faculty or staff members with questions or concerns about a student-related matter are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students Office.  We can assist and consult on a variety of issues including:

  • Interpretation of campus policies
  • Student mental or physical health concerns
  • Unexplained absences and missing students
  • Troubled or distressed students
  • Disruptive or threatening behavior
  • Classroom management

The Dean of Students Office provides the following services:

  • Consultation
  • Assistance with the complaint process
  • Student advocacy
  • Mediation
  • Assistant with student absences
  • Assistant for victims