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Dean of Students

Located on the ground floor of Ackerman Hall
The Dean of Students Office is here to empower students to take personal responsibility for their living and learning experience while attending Western Oregon University.


 Reporting Forms

Use the links below.

If your immediate safety is at risk, if you are witnessing violence, or if you perceive imminent harm to yourself or others, please immediately dial 911 or call Campus Public Safety at 503-838-9000

Do you need emergency help right now?

Use this form to report an incident of bias if it is an act of conduct, speech or expression that target an individual or group based on their actual or perceived race/color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. 

Use this form for reporting any situation where you are concerned about a student relative to their mental state or well being; disruptive or inappropriate behaviors in the classroom or on campus; or any time you believe that a student poses a threat to themselves or others.

Use this form to report an incident of sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic violence, interpersonal violence, stalking or any other form of sexual misconduct that happened to you or was reported to you by another person.


Medical Withdrawls from WOU

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to withdraw from WOU for medical reasons related to your physical or mental health, you will need to submit a medical withdrawal request and provide supporting documentation to the Associate Vice President / Dean of Students. 

NOTE: If you are uncertain or if you have questions regarding a medical withdrawal, contact the Associate Vice President/Dean of Students to discuss your options. 

When emailing the the AVP/DOS regarding a medical withdrawal, please include “Medical Withdrawal Request” in the subject line. 


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 We want you to succeed and to be happy and healthy as a student at Western Oregon University. The resources available to you are plentiful, accessible and as varied as the individuals who seek them out. Find what you need at WOU today!


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Serving as a distinguished leader within higher education for 30 years, Tina Fuchs now serves as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of University Housing and Campus Dining, and the Dean of Students for Western Oregon University. An avid sports fan, the DOS can also be spotted at McArthur Field, or cheering the men’s or women’s basketball teams to victory.

The Dean of Students office is located on the ground floor in Ackerman Hall in the heart of the campus, and is open 9 am – Noon, and 1 pm – 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Tina Fuchs, Dean of Students , Western Oregon University

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