The Dean of Students Department supports the holistic development of students through advocacy, empowerment, leadership, accountability, and community. It does this by supporting the University's academic mission and by providing services, advocacy, and crisis management for all students through creative problem-solving, accessibility, and accountability.
We welcome students and family members to connect with the Dean of Students Department if you are experiencing a crisis or just need someone to talk through a problem or experience you are having at Florida State University.
Our Offices & Programs
Case Management Services
Case Management Services works with individuals to provide emotional support, counseling, advocacy, and to identify immediate needs, making appropriate referrals to campus and community resources.
New Student & Family Programs
The Office of New Student & Family Programs coordinates a series of programs designed to support a student's transition to and experience at Florida State University.
New 'Nole is designed to be your one-stop-shop for key information you will need to make a successful transition into college life at Florida State University.
Family Connection welcomes families to connect with, support, and encourage a university environment that allows students to excel in service, leadership, and academic excellence.
Student Disability Resource Center
The Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) serves as an advocate for FSU students with disabilities and ensure that reasonable accommodations are provided.
Student Rights & Responsibilities
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities educates students about their rights and responsibilities as members of the FSU community, upholds community behavioral standards, and implements the Student Conduct Code.
Victim Advocate Program
The Victim Advocate Program provides free, confidential, and compassionate assistance to primary and secondary victims of crime, violence or abuse against, or by, Florida State University students through advocacy, education and training.
The Withdrawal Services staff provides support to students and their families when a student’s enrollment is unexpectedly interrupted due to unforeseen circumstances (personal, family, medical or mental health reasons, and/or other crisis).