Dean of Students Office

Truax D1618
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704


Associate Dean

CALL: (608) 243-4555

Monday - Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Reduced Service Hours:
Monday, December 18 – Thursday, December 21: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday, December 22: 9:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Winter Break Closure:
Saturday, December 23 – Monday, January 1: CLOSED

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office provides support, guidance, prevention, intervention, and referral services to the college community. The Office is committed to providing a safe learning and work environment for our community. We assist community members in understanding and adhering to College policies, procedures and codes of conduct. 

The core functions of the Dean of Students Office include:

  • Student Concerns & Complaints - a place for students to voice their concerns and complaints and to proactively address challenging situations

  • Student Conduct - upholding the responsibilities and procedures outlined for student to ensure an environment conducive for learning and social interaction

  • Harassment/Discrimination - a place for students to report unfairness or prejudice based on age, race, sexual orientation, etc OR unwanted or deliberate comments, gestures, slurs etc.

  • Title IX & Sexual Misconduct - prohibits acts of sex- and gender-based discrimination and sexual misconduct

  • Behavioral Intervention - respond to faculty/staff referrals of disruptive, problematic or concerning behavior or misconduct

Domestic Violence Awareness Logo

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 15-21, 2017 is the national week of action!

Download the events flyer

Month-long events include:

Clothesline Project

All month starting October 16

Paper t-shirts can be decorated for hanging on a clothesline hung around the front desk of the Student Development and Retention Services (located in the Truax main building across from the cafeteria). Pick up a purple t-shirt at any of the scheduled events or around campus at the Welcome Desk, Student Life, Intercultural Exchange, TRiO, or the front desk of Student Development and Retention Services. 

Dating Violence Workshop

October 18, 10 - 11 a.m.

Join Madison College and Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) in recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month. DAIS will be presenting a workshop on dating violence, healthy relationships, local resources and how to help a friend who is being abused. Bring your lunch.

Get Your Purple On

Friday, October 20 - on-campus and online

Wear purple clothing or a purple ribbon throughout the day to help raise awareness of domestic violence. Pick up your purple ribbon at the Welcome Desk, Student Life, Intercultural Exchange, TRiO, or the front desk of Student Development and Retention Services. Add a picture of you and friends wearing purple on Instagram. Change your Facebook profile of you wearing purple or the purple ribbon of awareness. Use some of these recommended hashtags. Right-click on the logo above and save the picture to use as your social media profile picture.

#GetYourPurpleOn #DVAM
#DomesticViolence #Purple Ribbon
#SupportSurviors #ItsNotYourFault

The Survivor Speak Out

Friday, October 20, 3 - 5 p.m., Truax Main Building Room C1430

Join the Intercultural Exchange and let’s raise our voice during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Bring your talents and passions. All poets, writers, singers and other artists are welcomed.

Resource Fair

Tuesday, October 24, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Truax Cafeteria Mall

Stop by an informational table to learn more about Madison College’s Take a Stand, Stop Sexual Violence initiatives. Pick up a purple ribbon to wear to show your support for ending domestic violence. Decorate a t-shirt for the clothesline project. Community service provides will also be onsite to share information about local services.