The ability for a student to succeed at Virginia Commonwealth University relies on many facets of a student’s life working in tandem with each other.
The academic rigors of a higher education, coupled with the aspects of co-curricular involvement and the multitude of other obligations, provides for a plethora of challenges and demands for each student.
The Dean of Students office aims to help students chart a path toward success, overcoming barriers as they arise and ensuring that the proper support services are being utilized as needed. Capitalizing on our years of experience, collaborative campus relationships and command of the student experience, the Associate Vice Provost and Dean of Students' staff truly are your student success advocates!
The Dean of Students office is available to advocate for and assist students dealing with life situations that are impacting their academic and personal success at VCU. We help students with complex problems navigate resources at VCU. Examples of life situations we can assist with:
In addition to advocating for individual students, the Dean of Students office engages with student organizations, faculty/staff, and community partners to identify and address collective student concerns.