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Office of the Assistant Dean

Fall 2020: COVID-19 Update from the Office of the Assistant Dean

The Office of the Assistant Dean is available virtually M-F 8-5 to respond to your questions and concerns. You can reach us by email at oad.lsa@umich.edu or leave a voicemail at 734.764.7297 with your name, phone number, and reason for calling. We will return your call or email as soon as possible. Please note that we may call you from a private number.

 

 

The Office of the Assistant Dean is responsible for the overall administration of the offices comprising Student Academic Affairs.  Additionally, the  Office of the Assistant Dean provides guidance and support to the faculty of the College by communicating and interpreting College policies that govern the instructional milieu. Similarly, policy, procedural, and personal matters affecting students and their progress to degree are resolved by the Assistant Dean on behalf of the College. The Assistant Dean’s Office also routinely communicates with instructors, staff, and the wider public regarding academic programs and procedures within the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

 The Assistant Dean oversees the Academic Judiciary for Student Academic Affairs and is responsible for ensuring that a fair and judicious process exists for adjudicating cases of academic misconduct. In adjudicating cases of academic misconduct, the main objective is to assist the College in fulfilling its educational mission by helping students understand the value and importance of academic integrity. Along with students, faculty, and staff, the Office of the Assistant Dean shares the responsibility to ensure a campus environment that embraces academic integrity as the norm.

Through its work on student and College policy, academic integrity, and the wider coordination of academic advising across the College, the Office of the Assistant Dean plays a leading role in shaping the undergraduate experience in LSA.