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Welcome to the Office of the Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to helping all students at the University of Texas at Austin reach their fullest potential. Our office provides a variety of student support services along with opportunities for leadership experience, diverse student work environments, engaging programming and specialized resources.

The Office of the Dean of Students includes 10 specialized units: Leadership and Ethics Institute, Legal Services for Students, Legislative Student Organizations, Dean of Students Research Institute, Sorority and Fraternity Life, Student Activities, Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, Student Emergency Services, Student Veteran Services, and Title IX Training and Investigations.

Scholarships

Our office manages and supports a variety of financial awards to recognize excellence among our students.

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Complete Safety Education

Registered and sponsored student organizations are required to complete Safety Education each year. Is your club, group, or team on track?

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Get Involved on HornsLink

Hornslink.org is a private social network just for Longhorns to connect with student organizations, university departments, activities and events on campus.

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OUR UNITS

The Office of the Dean of Students is made up of 10 unique and specialized units providing valuable support services along with leadership experience and personal growth opportunities through organizations and programming.

DEAN OF STUDENTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Conduct and translates higher education research to improve decision-making and student development practice among faculty and student affairs staff.
LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS INSTITUTE
A centralized, comprehensive leadership-development institute offering innovative, award-winning programs to all students.
LEGAL SERVICES FOR STUDENTS
Free consultation referral and limited representation including landlord-tenant questions, misdemeanors including alcohol offenses, and other issues for enrolled students.
LEGISLATIVE STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
Staff advise the Graduate Student Assembly, the Senate of College Councils, and Student Government to help them each achieve their mission.
STUDENT CONDUCT AND ACADEMIC INTEGRITY
Investigates alleged student misconduct, and works with students, faculty, and staff to promote academic integrity and appropriate conduct.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Supports 1,200 student organizations. Connects organizations to resources and supports planning for successful student-led programming.
STUDENT VETERAN SERVICES
Supports veterans, military personnel and their families with information and resources to make the most of their educational experience.
SORORITY AND FRATERNITY LIFE
Supports and Advises six councils and affiliate organizations through leadership programming, mentoring and classroom opportunities.
TITLE IX TRAINING AND INVESTIGATIONS
Investigates allegations of student Title IX violations and facilitates training on the university's Title IX investigation processes.
STUDENT EMERGENCY SERVICES
Supports students during personal emergencies or crises with programs including UT Outpost and the Interpersonal Peer Support program.
STUDENT ELECTIONS
Our office oversees elections for Student Government, the Graduate Student Assembly, Texas Student Media, the University Co-op, and University Unions.
DEAN'S OFFICE HOURS BY APPOINTMENT
Meet with the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Soncia Reagins-Lilly.
HAZING INFORMATION
Hazing prevention and education, along with student organizations sanctioned for hazing violations.
ABSENCE NOTIFICATION REQUEST
A request form intended for critical situations and/or medical or family emergencies
SAFETY EDUCATION
Registered and sponsored student organizations are required to complete Safety Education each year.