Dean of Students Office

Welcome to the Dean's office

Welcome to our virtual office! The Dean of Students Office provides an array of services and programs to support UW-Eau Claire students by promoting a supportive and socially responsible campus community, advocating for the needs of all students, encouraging student leadership and accountability, and providing crisis services and conflict resolution.

Joe Abhold, Dean of Students

Dr. Joe Abhold, Dean of Students

Our office plays a critical role in helping students navigate the campus environment by providing services that enrich students’ personal and intellectual development. Our staff advocates for students and assists them in making positive connections with faculty, staff, and other students. We also provide support for a variety of student concerns, including illness, academic trouble, and other personal emergencies.

The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire is a magical place and what happens here truly does change the world. I warmly encourage you to visit the Dean of Students Office so that we may help you enrich your college experience and achieve your fullest potential.

Whether we are the first office you come to for assistance or the last place you think to call, our staff is here to help you enjoy your Blugold experience.

Best wishes for an engaging and inspiring year,

Joseph Abhold, Ph.D.
Dean of Students

Seek help for a student

If you are a faculty member, staff, or fellow student and you have health or safety concerns about a student please let us know. We can't help when we don't know, so your report will make a difference. See the link below to submit a form to identify a student you feel needs our attention.

Report a Student of Concern

Bias/hate incident reporting

Any person on campus who is the target of or has knowledge of a bias/hate incident is asked to file a report. If the incident is in the midst of occurring and anyone is in danger or injured, please call 911. Call this office or campus police in cases of lesser emergency.

Report a Bias/Hate Incident

Clery or Incident Report

If you are a Campus Security Authority and feel you have information that needs to be reported under the Clery Act, or are reporting any other type of incident, use the report below.

Report an Incident


Call 715-836-5626 or email us for an appointment. 

Office Hours
7:45 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

Walk-in Hours, during semester Only
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
M, T, Th, F

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