2014-2016 Catalog

2014-16 Graduate Catalog

Dean of Students

Advocacy Top of Page

The Dean of Students Office plays an important role in helping students navigate the campus environment and in providing programs and services that enrich students' personal and educational development. The staff in the Dean of Students office serve as advocates for students on a wide range of topics and assist students in making positive connections with staff, faculty, other students and services. Students are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students staff if they have question or concerns.

Student Rights and Responsibilities Top of Page

Each student at the University has the right to learn in an environment free from threats, danger, or harassment. Students also have the responsibility to conduct themselves in a manner that complies with campus policies and procedures. UWS Chapters 17 and 18 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code list the university policies students are expected to uphold and describes the procedures used when students are accused of misconduct. Chapter 17 also lists the possible responses the university may apply when a student is found to violate policy.

UW-Superior students are also obligated to complete course work with honesty and academic integrity. They also have the right to expect that all students will be graded fairly and have the right of due process should they be accused of academic misconduct. UWS Chapter 14 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code explains the policies and procedures that need to be followed in the case of academic misconduct.

Policies related to student conduct can be found at www.uwsuper.edu/studentconduct. The Associate Dean of Students office also can provide a physical copy of policies if requested. Contact the Associate Dean at 715-394-8243 or at the Yellowjacket Union Suite 230.

Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center (VNSC) Top of Page

The Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center supports veteran/military students and families, as well as students who are older, have a spouse and/or have children throughout their educational journey at UW-Superior.

The Center offers:

  • A place -- 118 Old Main -- where you can relax, use a computer, grab a beverage or talk with someone.
  • Programs, events and a culture that foster life-long learning.
  • Direct services as well as information about other campus and community services.
  • Opportunities to bring students together, developing friendships and unity.

Questions?  Please call (715) 394-8406 or email vnsc@uwsuper.edu.  Or stop by at Room 118 on the first floor of Old Main.

www.uwsuper.edu/vnsc

Child Care Top of Page

UW-Superior offers childcare subsidies to students with children who are enrolled in select childcare centers. The subsidy reduce the cost of childcare tuition and is paid directly to the state licensed center. Students interested in applying for a childcare subsidy can do so online at www.uwsuper.edu/campuslife/childcare. All other questions can be directed to the Associate Dean of Students.

Veteran/Military Students Top of Page

The VNSC staff provide services, programs and advocacy to our students who are veterans and military personnel. Students with questions in this are encouraged to email VNSC@uwsuper.edu for more information and/or stop by the VNSC, Old Main, Suite 118, to speak with the Coordinator, VNSC.

Programs and services offered to military students include but are not limited to: an annual Veteran's Day Honoring Ceremony, parenting programs, a student organization, and a VA work study position. Students are encouraged to utilize the VNSC, Old Main, Suite 118. In this space, veterans will find a relaxing atmosphere in which to study and resources that can help answer questions about campus and community support.

Military students seeking information about benefits should contact the Veteran's Benefit Associate or view the Veterans Information of this catalog.

VNSC Staff Top of Page

Carl Huber, Coordinator
Jessica Boettcher, Nontraditional Student Advisor
Monte Stewart, Program Specialist
Lynn Karna, Veteran Benefits Associate

Located in Old Main, Suite 118
Contact Information:  715-394-8406 or VNSC@uwsper.edu

Dean of Students Contact Information Top of Page

Dean of Students
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Yellowjacket Union 146
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8244
Email: dos@uwsuper.edu


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