Dean of Students

The dean of students (Casino, Room 206) serves as an advocate for the GCU student, ensuring that the student voice is heard. As a key liaison between the students and university administration, the dean of students works to develop open lines of communication and a healthy collegial environment among students and the administrative staff. Serving as the chief judicial officer as it relates to student issues, the dean of students also develops and facilitates the Student Code of Conduct, the Sexual and Gender Misconduct Policy, and other policies and procedures that govern student conduct. The dean of students is also the chief student affairs officer at GCU, managing the following offices: Counseling Services, Health Services, Residence Life, Student Life, Student Activities, and Leadership and Engagement. The Division of Student Affairs creates a campus environment where the GCU student is fully engaged both inside and outside of the classroom.

The dean also serves as co-Title IX coordinator and facilitates the Title IX process, selects and trains task forces and hearing board members, and oversees student and employee training.

Students are encouraged to stop by the Office of the Dean of Students when they have questions and are not sure where to find the answers. In the Office of the Dean of Students, the student experience is valued above all else. We are here to serve.