Dean of Students

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The Office of the Dean of Students will support student success by using an educational process that promotes integrity, respect and personal accountability. We strive to foster inclusivity and a safe campus environment. It is our goal to assist students in the practice of sound decision making that leads to the development of engaged and productive community members who understand the impact their actions have on the greater community.


Dean of Students Contact Information:

Kelly Owens

Student Health Center, Room 308

501 450-3133 office

501 450-3248 fax



The Dean of Students Office is responsible for the following:

  • Administration of the UCA CARE Team.
  • Notification to instructors in the event of a prolonged student absence.
  • Administration of student conduct procedures for the University.
  • Oversee updates and publication of the UCA Student Handbook.
  • Assist students with individual problems and concerns.
  • Assist students who need to withdraw from the University for medical or mental health reasons, or due to the death of a close family relative.

If you need assistance with one of these areas, please feel free to contact us at 501-450-3133 so we may be of service to you.