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    Student Affairs

Building leaders for a just and sustainable world

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 MinistryCenter for Diversity & InclusionCampus Life, Campus Safety, SSS/TRiO, Accessibility Services, Counseling, Health & WellnessAcademic & Learning Services, and judicial affairs and complaints.


Irish Dance Club Coming Fall 2018

Dancers will have the opportunity to collaborate and choreograph dances under the guidance of a certified Irish dance instructor and showcase those dances at performances and competitions. The club will also offer workshops to non-experienced students and staff who would like to learn the basics of Irish dance. >Learn More


Free Shuttle to Grocery Store

On Wednesdays, starting Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Campus Safety will be providing the Aquinas College community with shuttle service from the Campus Safety office to the Family Fare grocery store located at 1415 Fulton St. E.

Any community member that needs transportation to the grocery store should come to the Campus Safety office located on the West side of the Wege parking lot and inform the dispatcher that they would like to use the service and present their Aquinas College ID Card. Shuttle service will start at 1:00 PM and continue until 4:00 pm on Wednesdays. The shuttle will rotate every 15 minutes between Campus Safety and the grocery store.

If you have any questions please contact Zenon Cardenas Jr at 632-2450.


two students serving cake wearing AQ commuter club tshirts
Aquinas Commuter Club gives out free birthday cake to celebrate St. Thomas Aquinas 793 birthday (picture attached). Students interested in joining the commuter club can contact Allie Markland at acm003@aquinas.edu

Large group of people marching in the snow holding MLK banner
The Center for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity at Aquinas hosted a MLK March on Monday, January 15.