The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students at the University of California, Merced is a unit under the Division of Student Affairs that holistically promotes student development and advocates for student success through intentional programs and initiatives, collaborative partnerships, and policy/procedural development that enhance campus climate and facilitates the successful navigation of campus life. Utilizing a social justice orientation rooted in community cultural wealth, criticalness, collaboration, accountability, and care, the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students is a central space for students, parents, staff, and faculty to receive assistance with navigating the complexity of student life. The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students supports the University’s mission and values while placing students first in all endeavor.
The Dean of Students staff is available via in-person, phone, virtual zoom meetings, or email.
Click on the button below to request an appointment with our office; you'll be prompted to answer your preferred mode of meeting. For questions, please contact us at (209) 228-4482. As a reminder, if this is an emergency please contact UCM PD at 209-228-2677/911
The following staff make up the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students. Please feel free to reach out to staff and your inquiry will be addressed.
Assistant Dean for Student
for Student Advocacy and Retention