1. Disciplinary Responsibilities
o Like the principals (or assistant principals) in colleges, deans are often responsible for handling issues of student discipline. Reviewing student discipline reports to assure adherence with college code is one of this administrator's responsibilities. For Counseling Services
o The dean of students is responsible for advising students on a variety of matters.
o Aids students with both personal and academic counseling in most cases.
o Dean also has a professional crisis management team to handle traumatic events.
o In addition to offering services to students, deans of students are also typically responsible for designing and implementing new programs and policies. These policies can be disciplinary, personnel and fiscal, or they can relate to other colleges that the dean oversees.
o Deans of students may be responsible for other campus programs and duties, including teaching.