Winthrop University: Department of Student Life

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Associate Vice President/Dean of Students Candidates

 Position Description: AVP-DOS Position Description 

AVP-DOS Candidate Denise Balfour Simpson

Denise Balfour Simpson PhD

Denise Balfour Simpson PhD Cover Letter 

Denise Balfour Simpson PhD Resume 

Live Presentation will be Friday May 29th at 11:00am

The link to the Recorded Presentation will be posted

here until Friday June 5th.

Recorded Presentation for Denise B. Simpson PhD (SharePoint)

Please follow this link to give feedback:

Denise Balfour Simpson PhD Feedback

AVP-DOS Candidate Janice Lyn

Janice Lyn PhD

Janice Lyn PhD Cover Letter 

Janice Lyn PhD Resume 

Live Presentation will be Wed. June 3rd at 11:00am

Janice Lyn PhD Live Presentation

The link to the Recorded Presentation will be posted

here until Wednesday June 10th  BB Collaborative Link TBD 

Please follow this link to give feedback:

Janice Lyn PhD Feedback


Dean of Students and Department of Student Life

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Winthrop University Emergency Fund

Winthrop University is coordinating emergency financial assistance programs for current students experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic through the existing WU Emergency funding. Learn more and apply at: WU Emergency Fund Request


Do You Have A Dean Of Students Hold? (non-conduct related)

All students have to complete Not Anymore prevention education every academic year. Log in to Student Success to complete any outstanding programs

DOS Not Anymore Flyer (PDF 98KB)

Absence Notification Form/Instructions

Students may find themselves missing classes due to different circumstances. The Absence Notification Form is designed to serve as a resource and central point of contact for students who need their instructors notified of their absences.

Student Absence Notification Form (MS Forms-Log in using WU credentials) QR Code Below

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Dean of Students and Department of Student Life

The Department of Student Life, an integral component of the Division of Student Affairs, provides opportunities for individual growth and is dedicated to the development of an inclusive community. As educators, we teach life skills within a supportive atmosphere that encourages critical thinking & informed decision making. Through facilitation of activities & exposure to new ideas, we enhance the Winthrop experience. Student Life cultivates tomorrow's civic-minded and service-oriented leaders.

View our Online Fact Sheet (PDF).

Department of Student Life/Dean of Students Dedication for Excellence (aspx)

Dean of Students Mission Statement: Dean Of Students Mission (aspx)

Campus Police-Active Shooter: Active Shooter Flyer (PDF 74KB)


 Absence Form QR Code:

Student Absence QR Code


Last Updated: 6/4/20