The Office of the Dean of Students is located on the second floor of the Beckes Student Union, Room 201. The Dean of Students serves students, faculty, staff and others by promoting student academic success and achievement. The office is available to respond to questions and concerns about University policies, procedures, and services pertaining to our students. The Office of the Dean of Students creates opportunities for students, faculty, and staff by creating inclusive learning communities. Our priority is the overall development of the student.

Mission of the Dean of Students Office

The mission of the Office of the Dean of Students is to deliver services and foster an educational community that is inclusive, safe, and conducive to a positive learning environment. Our services provide our students with the support needed to navigate a successful college experience.


  • Develop a culture that advances Vincennes University's mission and values.
  • Provide relevant programs and services for the needs of the VU student.
  • Build a diverse and inclusive communities that support learning, retention, and the overall development of the student.

Core Values:

  • Promote an inclusive diverse learning community.
  • Inspire student leadership and development.
  • Advocate for all students needs.

Vincennes University Mission

Vincennes University develops people and enhances communities through accessible high-quality educational programs, strategic partnerships, and active engagement.

Vincennes University Vision

Vincennes University is a premier learning institution, widely recognized for leadership in innovation and delivery of successful educational experiences. A broad range of program offerings and a commitment to superior service ensure the University's role as an important link in Indiana's economic and cultural vitality. VU is a diverse community whose members all share responsibility for supporting the University's mission and are respected for their contributions.


Mark Zimmerman, Dean of Students
Alexandria McCrary, Secretary

Beckes Student Union, Room 201

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