Dean of Students’ Office

Contact the Dean of Students' Office

Under the leadership of Vice President for Student Services Mike Brody and Dean of Students Bruce Smith, the Dean of Students’ Office provides comprehensive support to all students and community members. Our central purpose is to help students access campus and support resources, particularly during difficult situations.

Location: Eliot Hall 218
Hours: Monday–Friday, 9–5 pm; closed noon–1 pm
Telephone: 503/517-7396

If you need assistance and don’t know where to start, please just reach out to one of our staff members below!

Our Staff 

Britt Q. Hoover

Associate to the Vice President & Dean of Students

Intaking urgent or sensitive student situations, parent and family relations, leave and withdrawal coordination, funding requests from student groups, referral to institutional and student services resources


Kelsey Wirtzfeld

Systems Coordinator

Coordination with students following a board hearing (e.g. Judicial Board or Title IX Board), sanction tracking, disciplinary record information (including Dean Certification forms), and computing and database coordination for the Student Services division.


Matt Burnett

Administrative Coordinator

First point of contact with the Dean’s Office, Processing leaves, Scheduling meetings with Deans, Scheduling progress plan meetings, Vollum fund processing, Chef’s Table, Referral to campus resources