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Dean of Students

Mission Statement

The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to the mission of Montclair State University and the Division of Student Development & Campus Life by providing support and advocacy to promote student success. Through intentional intervention and guidance, the Office of the Dean of Students collaborates with campus partners connecting students with appropriate services and ensuring the resolution of concerns that impact student academic and/or personal well-being. These cooperative relationships aim to develop students who are intellectual, resilient and civically engaged global citizens.

Important Forms/Policies

Human Dignity and Civility Statement

Montclair State University recognizes its responsibility to foster an atmosphere of respect, understanding and goodwill among individuals and groups, with special sensitivity to those most likely to be subjected to disrespect, abuse and misunderstanding because of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, race, religion and sexual orientation. The goal is to create an unbiased community where all individuals feel free to express themselves in ways that are appropriate in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society and to pursue their work and study in an atmosphere which values individuality and diversity. If you have any concern regarding this policy, please contact the Bias Education Response Team at 973-655-5114, or the Office of the Dean of Students at 973-655-4118.