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What are the Communal Principles?

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Offices under the Dean of Students

Our 7 units help to address issues with and for our students.

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Center for Student Conflict Management

Resolving issues involving student conflict and well-being.

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Fraternity and Sorority Affairs

Supporting and advising fraternity and sorority members.

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M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence

Empowering communities to achieve a nonviolent world.

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Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center

Promoting cultural awareness and diversity at Rochester.

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Parent and Family Relations

Helping parents and guardians understand student experience.

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Rochester Center for Community Leadership

Fostering community connections, leadership, and civic engagement.

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Wilson Commons Student Activities

Supporting a vibrant, inclusive community where ideas thrive.

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Did you know?

•62% of students surveyed indicate that they participate in community service many times of much of the time throughout their undergraduate career.

84% of students in Fraternities and Sororities are also involved in at least one other student organization.

91% of student employees feel a greater sense of community at UR as a result of their employment in Wilson Commons.

90% of undergraduate students are involved in at least one student organization.

Nearly 1,600 CARE reports (1585 submissions) were submitted in the 2015-2016 academic year.

89.52% of reporters responded that they were pleased with the CARE process


2017-2018: YEAR OF RESPECT
Students are invited to apply for mini grants to develop a program or activity that exemplifies the spirit and purpose of respect to our community.

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Our Mission

The Office of the Dean of Students contributes to the mission of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering by providing programs and services that augment and contribute to student learning and community development.

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