Welcome to the Divinity School Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students office promotes the functioning and flourishing of the full range of student life, academic work, and community at the Divinity School. In partnership with the broader University community, we advance the Divinity School’s mission of research, teaching, and service by supporting students’ academic development, aiding their personal well-being, and strengthening their professional and vocational preparation. 


What We Do

  • Serve as point of contact for prospective students
  • Manage the admissions process
  • Manage the financial aid process
  • Oversee orientation and matriculation
  • Assist students in navigating the registration process
  • Support faculty in ensuring progress toward degree requirements
  • Manage scheduling for doctoral student qualifying exams and AMRS oral exams
  • Advise students on questions regarding the Divinity School’s policies
  • Manage reimbursements to students
  • Manage fellowship application processes
  • Organize and support special events including orientation, admitted students day, and Convocation
  • In partnership with UChicagoGRAD, support professionalization programs and career advising
  • Manage student disciplinary processes
  • Serve as a hub to connect students with campus and community resources