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Office of the Dean of Students

What We Do

Your questions and concerns are important to us. The Office of the Dean of Students can help point you in the right direction regarding a variety of topics, including but not limited to:

Academic Resources

Money and Finances

  • Student Emergency Funds are available for students experiencing financial emergencies related to housing, food, health care, and materials required for classes in the current online instruction environment (This is not an exhaustive list.) These Emergency Funds are available thanks to donations from donors.
  • Emergency financial resources through the Office of the Dean of Students and emergency short-term loans through Student Financial Aid
  • Temporary housing options, amenities, storage options and financial services for those experiencing housing insecurity
  • Food and clothing insecurity options including Cougs Feeding Cougs, and food and clothing pantries on campus.

Community Standards

Safety Resources

  • Responding to students of concern through a Student Care Report.
  • Helping educate students about WSU's emergency and non-emergency safety resources regarding sexual harassment and violence prevention.
  • Safe transit on and off campus, including the Holiday Break Bus, offering convenient transportation to southern Idaho and Portland, Oregon, over holiday breaks.

Health Resources

We're Here For You

We are your partners in navigating your WSU experience. This might include working though a complex process, answering questions, or getting you connected to a much needed resource. We are available when you need us:

Call and Talk With Staff


Drop-in Office Hours

French Administration Building, Room 122
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Make an Appointment

Submit an online appointment request. Appointments can take up to 2 days to confirm. If you need immediate assistance, please give us a call instead.


Concerned About a Student?

Submit a Student Care Network Referral regarding a student’s emotional or psychological well-being, physical health, or academic performance. When students are in distress, early intervention can make a big difference in outcomes.

Submit a Concern