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Dean of Students

The mission of the Office of the Dean of Students is to serve students as they manage academic, personal, social, and emotional issues and concerns; represent their legitimate needs to others; and represent the University's interests to them.

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The Dean of Students serves as the senior Student Affairs officer and also assumes responsibility for the following:

  • Student Life offices (Residential Life, Student Involvement)
  • Strategic planning
  • Student issues & student conduct
  • Parent relations
  • Student Success & Behavioral Assessment Team
  • Student government
  • Coalition for Respect
  • Class Marshal program
  • Annual Dean of Students Half Marathon Challenge and Food Drive

Office Location & Hours

Our office is located in the Coates Student Center on the second floor, suite 222.
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Reach us by phone at 210-999-8843.

The Office of the Dean of Students is a member of the Division of Student Life.


Photo: David Tuttle
Associate Vice President for Student Life & Dean of Students
dtuttle [at]
Coates Student Center
Coordinator for Student Conduct and Special Projects
ccastil8 [at]
Coates Student Center
Administrative Assistant
ygonzale [at]
Coates Student Center
Case Manager
ephearse [at]
Coates Student Center