Dean of Students' Office

PURPOSE:

The Dean of Students' Office provides premier student and family support services and programs with a focus on student development, success, engagement and retention. Through restorative practices, our department provides holistic student support, as well as opportunities for leadership, development, and community engagement. Our parent programs support parents and families by building community, parent connection and engagement, and scholarship opportunities.

STUDENT SUPPORT & RESTORATIVE PRACTICES:

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & RETENTION:


PARENT & FAMILY RELATIONS:


CONTACT US:

doso@shsu.edu
936-294-2714
DOSO Organizational Chart

Chelsea Smith

Chelsea Smith, EdD
Dean of Students

  • Student Support & Restorative Practices 
  • Expressive Activity
  • Student Government Association
  • Orange Keys
  • Raven's Call
  • Keys of Excellence

cksmith@shsu.edu
936-294-4155

Lindsay

Lindsay Lauher, MBA
Assistant Dean of Students

  • Freshmen Leadership Program
  • Parent & Family Relations
  • SHSU Parents' Association
  • Bearkat Family Weekend
  • Parent Engagement Platform

lindsay@shsu.edu
936-294-2347

Teresa Bird

Teresa Bird
Assistant to the Dean of Students

  • Student Support
  • Absences
  • Felony Conviction Processing
  • Student Conduct Scheduling
  • University Referrals

tbird@shsu.edu
936-294-3194


Vacant
Associate Dean of Student Conduct & Director of Restorative Practices

Assistant Dean of Students for Greek Life

Assistant Dean of Students for Greek Life