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The Dean of Students is a member of the Student Affairs division.  The Dean of Students unit actively partners with the campus community to provide transformational, holistic programs and services that challenge and empower students to learn, serve, and succeed. We contribute to the mission of the University by offering programs, services, and support, and by making referrals, all with student learning and success at the core of our work.    

Units reporting to the Dean of Students include: Inclusive Excellence, Night Safety Transit, Non-Traditional Student Services, Saluki Cares, Students' Legal Assistance, Student Multicultural Resource Centers (Black, LGBTQ, Hispanic, and Women’s Resource Centers), Student Rights and Responsibilities, and Veterans Services.

Message from the Office of the Dean of Students

As an educational institution committed to open dialogue, we welcome the sharing of ideas and alternative views. We support the rights of individuals to speak freely. We urge all members of our community to use this right wisely and respectfully, without marginalizing the perspectives and views of others with whom we may not agree.

It is only through respectful, open dialogue that we can learn from each other and work together toward a common goal – an inclusive environment that is welcoming to all who are part of SIU.

There are a number of ways you can participate in constructive, open dialogue, including Salukis SPEAK and events and forums sponsored by the Student Multicultural Resource Center. In addition, there are several activities and events within the academic units on campus that provides opportunities for students to engage in dialogue that fosters personal growth and development. Finally, you are welcome to review an update on the status of diversity and inclusion initiatives launched last spring.

Thank you for working together to support a welcoming and inclusive environment at SIU.

Lori Stettler

Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Future Leaders in Student Affairs

Future Leaders in Student Affairs (FLSA) is an opportunity for student leaders to learn more about academic and career opportunities in higher education and student affairs.

Get Involved! 

Want to become more involved on campus? Search for over 400 Registered Student Organizations.

Report Hazing

A hazing incident may be reported ANONYMOUSLY to the Dean of Students office by anyone. If you have witnessed or have knowledge of a possible hazing incident, report the incident immediately to Dean of Students and/or the police. Hazing is illegal in IL, violates SIU Code of Conduct & violates all student organization's policies! 

If you are not sure if it is hazing, then it probably is! 

Report hazing by clicking here

Report Sexual Assault