Dean of Students

 Location / Hours

College Center Building (CCB)
Room 312

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

Summer Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Fridays - Closed

Dean of Students Team

Charmian M. Smith
Dean of Students

Jacqueline Turner
Assistant Dean of Students

A. David Oyero
Assistant Dean of Students

Phone: 516.572.7376

The mission of the Dean of Students Office is to enhance the quality, character, and perspectives of our students. We promote an environment that encourages intellectual exchange and individual expression through orientation, mentoring and counseling programs. The role of the Dean of Students is to represent student concerns and provide programs and services that facilitate both student personal and academic growth. The Office also oversees implementation of College rules and policies that have been established for the well-being of all.

Dean of Students Core Values

  • Advocate for the needs of all students
  • Encourage student responsibility and leadership
  • Promote a diverse and socially responsible learning community

Dean of Students Commitment to Inclusion

The Office of the Dean of Students actively creates an open, welcoming and inclusive environment that nurtures and empowers all students. Through our programs, services and initiatives, we are committed to cultivating respect, communication and engagement with all communities whose identities include but are not limited to ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class and veteran status.

We believe that a diverse community strengthens all members and ultimately develops leaders who change the world.