University of Wisconsin–Madison
New-student leader Kennedie King, second from left, talks with incoming first-year undergraduates and facilitates a small-group discussion about the challenges new students may face as they transition to campus life during in a Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) session outdoors at Union South's The Plaza at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on June 20, 2016. Sponsored by the Center for the First-Year Experience, the two-day SOAR sessions provide new students and their parents and guests an opportunity to meet with staff and advisors, register for classes, stay in a residence hall, take a campus tour and learn about campus resources. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

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At the Dean of Students Office, we provide a caring, unique environment for students across campus to seek assistance and support.

We assist students with a variety of concerns by working directly with them and connecting them to appropriate resources on campus and by:

  • Providing direct assistance navigating a difficult situation.
  • Aiding identifying the process(es) for resolving academic and co-curricular concerns.
  • Helping empower students to understand the UW system, explore options, make informed decisions and act on those decisions.

We also consult with and serve as a resource for faculty and staff, parents, families, and friends, working together to serve students.