The Office of the Dean of Students (DOS) provides advocacy, support, and care through student-centered programs, services, and resources to foster growth, learning, and success.

We understand that life happens and the unexpected can make you feel unsteady. The DOS is ready and willing to be your ally when faced with academic, social or co-curricular challenges.

Here are a few ways in which the DOS can help you navigate your collegiate experience:

Advocacy: We believe in empowering you to identify concerns or challenges and ask for help. Through conversation, resource connection, and plan development the DOS helps you identify ways to reduce or remove barriers to your success.

Program or Idea Support: A university can be a challenging place to navigate. Oftentimes you may have concerns or ideas you would like to share, but are unsure who to talk to or how to bring your ideas to fruition. The DOS is a great place to start.

Resource Connection: The Office of the Dean of Students (DOS) is the expert on who the expert is... if you or a peer are seeking support the DOS can connect you with the most appropriate resource to overcome challenges or achieve your academic and co-curricular goals. After a conversation to better understand your needs, we will provide options for support and walk with you until you receive the support you need.

Helping Students in Need: At Miami we encourage students to “step up” to help one another. If you are aware of another student who has articulated needing help or have witnessed a student displaying concerning behavior, you can help them by starting with our office. Contact the DOS for more information on how we can help, deanofstudents@miamioh.edu or 513-529-1877.