Dean of Students
The Dean of Students Office, a division within Student Affairs, oversees aspects of a student’s life outside of the classroom, including the discipline process.
Commitment: The Dean of Students Office at Lincoln University is dedicated to providing a customer style, co-curricular climate that enhances the University mission and vision. The Dean of students serves as a resource for students concerning their rights and responsibilities to their community, as well as providing assistance to faculty, staff, and students regarding student disciplinary matters. Also the Dean of Students’ office serves as a liaison between various University constituents including parents, Department of Residents Life, and Department of Public Safety.
Moreover, The Dean of Students’ Office:
- plays an important role in enriching and maintaining and evaluating the overall quality of student life. We support the academic mission of the University by facilitating personal, academic, civic, social, spiritual and professional development in our students.
- works directly with students to help solve problems and to assist in individual and group crisis management.
- cultivates a caring and supportive campus environment while preparing students for leadership in a dynamic, diverse society.
- actively promotes campus involvement, diversity and retention through student organizations.
- is a general resource for all students and will advocate for students when appropriate.
- assists in establishing standards of conduct as well as disseminating and enforcing University rules, regulations, and policies.
The Dean’s office is committed to…
- Promulgating standards and expectations for the student community,
- Monitoring student behavior,
- Administering the Code of Student Conduct
- Overseeing the University’s disciplinary process.
Our services include:
- Developing, disseminating, interpreting, and enforcing campus rules and regulations
- Teaching students about appropriate behaviors and the consequences for unacceptable and/or inappropriate behaviors through the use of critical thinking skills
- Intervening effectively when behavior violates the Code of Conduct
- Offering educational and leadership opportunities for students who participate in the operation of the Student Conduct process
- Cultivating a community supportive of community standards
- Referring students to on and off campus offices for continued support and guidance
Wright Hall, Suite 300
Lincoln University, PA 19352