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Office of the Dean for Student Development

Open Hours: Mon-Fri, 9-5 p.m. | P: 617-552-3470 | E: | Contact Us

The Office of the Dean of Students supports student development throughout the college years. Guided by the belief that learning occurs inside and outside the classroom, we collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to help bridge the gaps between academics and students' social, spiritual, and personal lives.

To learn more about the offices, programs, and resources we offer, expand the below files.

The dean's office oversees student conduct and community standards, including discipline, campus civility, sexual assault response, hazing law enforcement, and compliance issues.

For additional information, visit the Office of Student Conduct.

The dean's office assists students and families in distress/crisis, connecting them with resources and providing appropriate support services.

For additional information, visit Student Outreach & Support.

The Disability Services Office helps students with medical, phyisical, psychological, and temporary disabilities achieve their educational, career, and personal goals

For additional information, visit Disability Services.

To foster a culture of inclusion, the Office of the Dean of Students supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students and their allies by providing individual support and connecting them with campus support services. The dean's office and other groups also provide ongoing opportunities for the Boston College community to discuss issues related to sexual and gender identity.

For additional information, visit LGBTQ Student Outreach & Support.

There are no events from the Office of the Dean of Students currently scheduled, but check back regularly for upcoming Dinner with Deans and other event information!

The Dean of Students also provides senior leadership for the following University offices, programs, and/or resources:

We Want to Hear from You!

The Office of the Dean of Students will be conducting focus groups centered on the student perception of the responsibilities and functions of our office.  Each group will last for approximately an hour and a half where we will provide the discussion questions and pizza.

Upcoming opportunities to attend a group are:

  • Wednesday, November 19th (4:30 to 6 PM)
  • Monday, November 23rd (5 to 6:30 PM)

To sign up to attend a focus group, click here.

We greatly appreciate your commitment to improving the Boston College student experience by participating in our focus group.  To better serve the students, we look forward to hearing about your experience with our office.

Thank you,

The Office of the Dean of Students