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What Does the Dean of Students Do


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    Reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Office of the Dean of Students seeks to enhance the quality of campus life for students. Devoted to promoting a safe, welcoming campus community, the major purpose of this office is to provide programming that enables and encourages students to achieve success in their academic and personal development at NJCU.



    • Responds to all student issues, concerns and emergencies 
    • Serves as the primary “link” between the students and the faculty, administrators, and staff
    • Strives to extend the learning environment beyond the classroom, 
      encouraging the intellectual, emotional and ethical development of the students 
    • Implements initiatives to improve the campus climate, to facilitate student success, and to welcome and orient new students
    • Ensures the fair and impartial treatment of students without regard to race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or status as a disabled veterans
    • With the exception of Academic Foundations courses, notifies and advises students with regard to their academic progress (probation and dismissal) and maintains records of their status
    • Oversees and administers the Student Code of Conduct and the No Tolerance for Violence Policy 
    • Investigates all student behavioral issues and determines appropriate sanctions 
    • Provides access to students’ disciplinary records in accordance to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Regulations (FERPA)
    • Develops and distributes to the Student Handbook, the Gothic Guide 
    • Apprises appropriate faculty and staff with regard to students’ extended absences and maintains related records