Your advocate. Your connector.

Welcome students, family members, and faculty! The Office of the Dean of Students is here to help you take full advantage of the countless resources available to you at UTC. These pages will serve as a valuable tool to provide information about the Office and related areas. 

The Office strongly encourages you to actively participate in University life by seeking out opportunities to be involved both in and out of the classroom. The University offers many academic and co-curricular programs and activities designed to enhance your learning experience. 

The Office also provides support for a variety of student concerns, including illness, death in the family, financial difficulties, academic trouble, and other personal emergencies. Students may seek assistance, advocacy, and satisfactory resolutions to problems. 

Feel free to stop by our office or call at any time to speak to someone about your interests, concerns, or questions. We are here to help you make the most of your college experience. Our main office is located on the third floor of the University Center, room 399. You can reach us via phone at (423) 425-4761. For a full list of staff members and their areas of responsibility to help you, please visit our Staff Directory page.  We look forward to meeting you in our office or at one of the many events hosted on campus!

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of the Dean of Students is to advance the mission of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the Division of Student Affairs. We seek to enhance the collegiate experience through intentional programs and services that promote student learning, character development, and leadership.  The Office of the Dean of Students supports the institution’s values and traditions while placing students first in all endeavors.