Office of the Dean of Students



In response to COVID-19, our staff are working remotely, and the office is not open for face-to-face appointments until further notice.

If you have questions or would like to schedule a virtual appointment, you may continue to email or call us. We will strive to respond to your call or email within one business day.

We remain committed to supporting students, faculty, and the University community through this extraordinary situation via virtual communication.

Please continue to monitor for up-to-date University information regarding COVID-19.

Additionally, students experiencing any health concerns should contact UNCW Student Health or their medical provider.

The UNCW Counseling Center has provided information and resources for all students who may be experiencing some emotional discomfort during this time. We encourage you to browse these resources and reach out if you need additional help.

Message from Chancellor Sartarelli: Planning Update

UNCW Statement re. Faculty Member's Comments: June 5, 2020

VCPL Memory

The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to advocacy and education centered on student growth and self-responsibility by serving as a central resource for UNCW students, faculty and staff. Through collaboration with the university and Wilmington community, we provide assistance to members of the UNCW community by:

  • Educating students about their rights and responsibilities as members of our community;
  • Assisting students, faculty and staff with interpretation of campus policies, including the Code of Student Life and the Student Academic Honor Code;
  • Training and educating faculty, staff and students on community standards and conflict resolution;
  • Establishing grievance and conflict resolution procedures;
  • Referring students to a myriad of resources to increase the likelihood of their success;
  • Assisting in the coordination of 24 hour emergency and crisis response; and
  • Providing resources and education for special populations including off campus and non-traditional students; and graduate students. 

Our goal is to foster a respectful and dynamic community that affirms the value and contributions of each individual, and which harbors and elevates democracy, civility, and diversity as paramount values. 

Academic Year Office Hours:
Monday - Friday:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer Office Hours (May 11-August 7):
Monday - Thursday:  7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday:  7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Phone:  910.962.3119
Fax:  910.962.2284

Physical Location:
DePaolo Hall Suite 1092
(find us on the campus map)

Mailing Address:
UNCW Office of the Dean of Students
601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5941