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The Dean of Students Office, located in AB 107, is the official headquarters for the student affairs team. Our role is to provide leadership for the student affairs professional staff and to facilitate student development and success.  Ms. Dee Wagner keeps the office running smoothly and is available to answer questions and speed communication. As the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Mr. Brian Matzke supervises the following departments: Residence Life, Campus Safety, Campus Life, Campus Ministry, Career & Counseling Services, the Health Center and Diversity Initiatives. As the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Jennifer Dawson serves as the lead Academic Integrity Officer and supervises these departments: Common Read and Academic & Learning Services.


Associate Vice President for Student Affairs: Brian Matzke, M.M.

Campus Life Health & Wellness Services
Campus Ministry

Campus Safety Residence Life
Career & Counseling Service Learning
Center for Diversity & Inclusion  

Associate Dean of Student Affairs: Jennifer Dawson, Ph.D.

Academic & Learning Services Common Reading Experience
Academic Integrity Student Support Services

Mission of Student Services

Using our Catholic Dominican charisms of prayer, study, community and service, our team facilitates holistic development of Aquinas College students guided by the principles and theory of the discipline of student affairs.

Student Affairs Signature Events: Spring 2014

  • January 20 - MLK Commemorative March, Wege Mall, 3 p.m.
  • January 28 - St. Thomas Week Family Photo, AB Front Steps, 12:10 p.m.
  • February 2 - Superbowl Party, Wege Ballroom, 6 p.m.
  • February 16 - Soul Food Sunday, Wege Ballroom, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • March 25 - Cesar Chavez Celebration, Donnelly Center, 3 p.m.
  • March 28 - Friday Night Fitness, 9 p.m.
  • April 9 - Interviewing with a Professional, Donnelly Center, 5 p.m.

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