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Return to Campus Commitment

The University of Wyoming community has shown incredible strength and compassion over the last year. This commitment to supporting and protecting one another will continue to be essential as we come back together on campus this fall. Our commitment to upholding the UW Community Standards – the five guiding principles for our students, faculty and staff – is more important than ever. These principles uniquely apply to our return to campus this fall:


We, as faculty, staff and students, recognize we all have a role to play to protect our greater campus community. We understand and appreciate how our decisions and actions impact others. Community members will take all necessary precautions to minimize the incidence and spread of COVID- 19 on campus.


We conduct ourselves with honor and honest even in the most challenging times. We understand the need to adhere to safety guidelines and following protocols. The true test is what we choose to do when no one else is present to hold us accountable.

Social Consciousness

We respect the dignity of every person is essential for creating and sustaining a flourishing University community. We understand each member of our community may be facing distinct impacts during this unprecedented time. We will discourage and challenge those whose actions may be harmful to the welfare of others.


We commit to showing positive regard for each other and for the community, especially in times of uncertainty and change. This means we will appropriately engage with one another to communicate and to acknowledge what is needed to reduce the risk on campus.


We acknowledge we are accountable for our learning, personal behaviors, and future wellbeing. All UW community members should use sound judgment and take personal responsibility for our actions.

UW’s Community Standards reflect our collective commitment to our great campus community. It will take every community member doing our part to create a safer environment for everyone. 

Welcome to the Dean of Students!

The Dean of Students office strives to develop and provide innovative approaches to student-centered initiatives that meet the expanding needs of our diverse student body.

What We Do

The Dean of Students office at the University of Wyoming supports student services, advocacy, leadership, involvement, civic engagement, civility, publications, and diversity by creating positive experiences for UW students. Our mission is to provide assistance, training, and education to individual students, student groups, and the university community. We work to help students to succeed academically and become contributing members of our campus and community.

The Dean of Students Office is part of the UW Division of Student Affairs.

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