Dean of Students Office

Dean of Students Office

The DOS Office offers the following services:
  • Care Team - case management
  • Conflict Resolution support
  • Emergency Fund - review and approve requests
  • Hate and Bias Response
  • Freddy's Pantry support
  • Records Requests - disciplinary checks, background checks, transfer documents, etc. 
  • Student Conduct - academic and nonacademic misconduct, on and off campus
  • Title IX and sexual misconduct - process support and investigations
Our Goals:
  • Care & Mental Health: We will provide students with individualized consultations and relevant resources to support their overall wellness and success.
  • Student Conduct & Accountability: We will offer students opportunities to engage in learning after policy violations and/or community harms, in order to change and improve behavior moving forward.
  • Identity & Equity: We will provide a spectrum of opportunities to respond to concerns related to identity-based harm and incidents. 
  • Access & Collaboration: We will offer resources and support to each student that honors their identities, removes barriers, and supports holistic student success
  • Communicates with students who may be involved. 
  • Meets with students to discuss the alleged misconduct.
  • Ensures due process throughout the entire process.
  • Upholds the rights of individuals and the entire campus community.
  • Balances the facilitation of individual growth/development with the safety of the campus community.
  • Holds students accountable for their decision-making and behaviors through the use of educational sanctions/outcomes.
  • Reaches out to the referred student. 
  • Offers on- and off-campus resources for support.
  • Offers opportunities to meet with DOS Office staff for consistent and continual support.

Report It! Website 

Land Acknowledgement 

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls sits on the shared ancestral lands of the Anishinaabe and the Dakota Nations and Tribal Communities. Acknowledging our university’s historical contributions to the disenfranchisement of indigenous communities, we declare a standing commitment towards campus-wide education, increased awareness of current indigenous issues, and the development of sustainable partnerships with indigenous nations of the area. For more information, visit our website: 

Contact Us

Dean of Students Office
235 Rodli Hall