Dean of Students Office
The University of Texas at El Paso is taking measures to ensure the safety of our students, staff, and faculty during the COVID-19 outbreak. Information and resources related to UTEP’s response to COVID-19 updates can be found at https://www.utep.edu/resuming-campus-operations/?home.
Office Hours/Student Assistance
The Dean of Students Office continues to be available to support the University Community. Staff are available Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. virtually for assistance. Additionally, the Dean of Students Office located in Union West, Room 102, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with limited staffing to support those who are physically on-campus.
Please reach us to us via email at DOS@utep.edu or by calling 915-747-5648 or 915-747-8963 for any assistance needed.
Students of Concern
The Student Behavior Intervention Team (SBIT) and Case Management team continue to monitor student issues, concerns, and behaviors – even virtually. Please continue to submit referrals through utep.edu/report.
Staff are available for faculty or staff consultations.
Support Services Available:
Student support services continue to be available at UTEP for students in need including:
UTEP Food Pantry
Open Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm, the Pantry is available to current students, staff and faculty with a UTEP ID. To access the Pantry, please enter Memoria Gym through the doors facing Robinson Ave and Miner Village. Questions or have items to donate, please contact the Pantry via email at firstname.lastname@example.org ir by calling (915) 747-8053.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Staff continue to provide counseling services to students including Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) to get self-care guidance on stress management and mindfulness during this difficult time. On-call counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling (915) 747-5302. Students may also schedule a virtual appointment by calling 915-747-5302.
Student Health and Wellness Center
The Center is available for students both virtually and in-person. Services include general medical care as well as Women's and Men's wellness exams including STD testing, and Nutrition Education Counseling. The Center also provides routine immunizations and TB testing required by many educational programs at UTEP. Services are provided by appointment only.
The Dean of Students Office creates a culture of care for students, their families, faculty and staff by providing exemplary programs and services designed to enhance students' academic and personal success. The Dean of Students Office serves a a central role in a student's learning and personal development, advancing the University's mission of Access and Excellence by equipping students with the skills, confidence and experience to be engaged campus citizens and effective leaders who will make a positive impact on the global community.
The Dean of Students staff is committed to building and maintaining a vibrant community which is inclusive and open to new and differing experiences and viewpoints. The Dean of Students Office provide leadership and oversight to many departments all of whom promote educational and leadership experiences that prepare students to serve their communities and respect the dignity of all persons.
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Community of Care
College is a rewarding and enriching experience, but ensuring that we are taking care of each other and are aware of what is expected of us is super important to your academic and professional success. At UTEP, we believe that there should be civility and mutual respect amongst all members of the Miner Community and an inclusive environment in which to excel academically, professionally, and socially. The Community of Care Program includes activities and initiatives to encourage positive behavior and/or awareness about important issues facing college students.
Students enter UTEP with many talents, great strengths, and big dreams. The UTEP Edge develops these assets through a variety of high-impact experiences made possible by the expertise and dedication of our faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners. Ranging from undergraduate research and civic engagement to study abroad and student employment, these experiences increase confidence, enhance personal and professional skills, and equip students with a competitive advantage when they graduate and enter the workforce or pursue a graduate degree.