Associate Dean of Student Life
Student Life at Westchester Community College is committed to providing students with a supportive, engaging, healthy, equitable, and accessible environment that supports student success and retention. By offering dynamic learning opportunities, teaching life skills, and serving as advocates for the needs of our diverse student body, Student Life will foster personal development to create socially and academically responsible and engaged individuals.
Student Life is led by the Associate Dean of Student Life and a dedicated team of faculty, staff, and administrators. You can meet the Student Life Leadership Team by clicking here.
The offices that compromise the Student Life unit at the college are:
The Athletic Department serves the needs of our student-athletes by providing quality athletic programs that promotes the athletic development and retention of athletes. The department is also committed to supporting academics and complying with the academic standards of national and regional athletic associations.
Health Services facilitates the educational success of our students by offering services and resources to promote their physical, social and emotional well-being. In addition, Health Services seeks to protect the health of the college community through enforcement of all New York State Immunization Laws and public health mandates.
The Personal Counseling Department creates a campus environment that is safe, growth fostering, and prioritizes the psychological, social, and emotional well-being of our college community. The Personal Counseling Department offers confidential, individual and group mental health services in addition to campus-wide programming, intended to provide support, education, and healthy ways of coping with stressors and struggles.
The College is committed to providing an effective learning and social environment for community members and extends its trust to its students to do the same. To maintain the trust extended by the College, students are expected to be exhibit personal accountability and remember that the decisions they make have an impact on the overall health of our community, and, ultimately, on the quality of their experience. Students who breach this trust and engage in activities that are counter to the community’s values will be held accountable. Through a fair and transparent process, the adjudication of alleged violations of The Student Code of Conduct will be educational, not punitive, in nature.
The Department of Student Involvement is committed to providing comprehensive and meaningful educational experiences for students in the co-curriculum. Through the creation of intentional learning environments, the Department of Student Involvement helps students acquire leadership and other transferable skills that can be utilized throughout their academic and professional careers.
Student Support Services
The Department of Student Support Services oversees two services for students. The first provides assistance and support in accessing benefits that can connect students and their families with resources to help relieve or even eliminate personal challenges such as food scarcity, housing insecurity, financial hardships, and more. Our office will meet with yu; get to know you and your life circumstances in a safe, affirming, private, and friendly environment. We will provide support and help you identify ways to overcome obstacles. Before feeling like you need to withdraw from your classes or taking a leave from the college, come see us.
Student Support Services also offers student veteran support and engagement that is committed to providing Veterans and Reserve component personnel, as well as active duty, family members, and dependents, the support they need through a variety of programs and services, intended to make a seamless transition into the college environment. Veterans are encouraged and supported to strengthen their existing foundation built through their military careers with additional career and internship opportunities, utilizing campus, community and national resources The College is devoted to assisting veterans and their dependents reach personal, professional and academic goals, and is committed to guide each from admissions to graduation, and beyond.