Dean of Students Office

...dedicated to student development & student success.


The faculty and staff in the Dean of Students Office support student success from enrollment to degree completion. The Dean of Students Office is dedicated to student-centered strategic planning that supports student development, student retention and self-advocacy. Students are encouraged to explore opportunities in the university community that support the development of global perspective and self-efficacy in the areas of civic engagement, service learning, leadership, collaboration, identity development, wellness and specialized skill development. The Dean of Students Office is committed to promoting innovation and assessment that sustain an environment that embraces and respects community members regardless of their life experiences, cultural identities, ethnic recognition, gender identities, or religious expressions as each student seeks opportunities to achieve personal and academic goals.

The Dean of Students, Kimberly Thomas, J.D., has oversight for the following departments: New Student Initiatives, the Office of Student Conduct, the University Victim Advocate, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Persistence Research, and the Nevada Career Studio. Kimberly Thomas is also the chair of the Student Intervention Team that supports students in moments of challenge or concern during their time at the university.

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Kimberly Thomas, J.D.
Dean of Students
Interim Assistant Dean, Student Conduct
kimberlythomas@unr.edu

For assistance, please call (775) 682-6846 or visit us in the Lake Level of Clark Administration


Fraternity & Sorority Life

The fraternity and sorority community exists to promote a unified community of academic excellence, integrity, character and cultural diversity.

New Student Initiatives

New Student Initiatives strengthens every student's four-year graduation plan by providing tools to succeed academically, socially and emotionally in their first-year at the University of Nevada.

Student Conduct

The Office of Student Conduct administers the Student Code of Conduct, Policies and Guidelines that govern all students enrolled at the University of Nevada.

Student Persistence Research

Student Persistence Research guides all quantitative and qualitative analysis for the Division of Student Services, including program evaluation and assessment of student learning outcomes.

Career Studio

The Career Studio strengthens every student's four-year graduation plan by providing tools for students to craft their four-year plan designed to empower students to become competitive for today's knowledge economy.

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