The Catholic University of America

Welcome to the Office of the Dean of Students

What the Office of the Dean of Students Does

The Office of the Dean of Student (DOS) provides several services to students. DOS services include:

Assisting students in adjusting to university life and providing support with academic, personal, or social issues and concerns.

Providing support in the event of a personal, medical, or family emergency (including temporary injuries).

Discussing and answering questions about university policies, procedures, and services and directing students to appropriate campus resources. Click here for Policies and Procedures.

Processing permanent withdrawals and temporary academic leaves from the University; whether planned or emergency. Click here for Academic Leave and/or Permanent Withdrawals.

The following resources provide specific information about certain policies at the University: