Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs provides leadership in the development of services and programs that enrich student life, extend and enhance the academic experience, and contribute to an environment that encourages personal growth and development. The vice president and staff administer all departments within Student Affairs and act as a liaison with other administrative offices and the faculty. The Office of Student Affairs is also a central source of information about University policies and procedures that affect students and about co-curricular services and programs. The staff of the Office of Student Affairs welcomes questions and suggestions from student.

Within the Office of Student Affairs is the Dean of Students, G. Dean Patterson, Jr. and the Associate Dean of Students, Shirley Mosley, who serve in an advocacy role for all students. They are responsible for crisis intervention and management and work with students, parents, faculty and staff to provide the support necessary for students experiencing a variety of difficulties. The staff work with students to enhance personal growth, development, and success. Anyone who has concerns regarding a student, should reach out to the Dean of Students staff at 216.368.1527.


Phone: 216.368.2020

Crisis Intervention: 216.368.1527
After hours call Case Police: 216.368.3333

Campus Address: 110 Adelbert Hall (map)
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing Address:
Case Western Reserve University
Office of Student Affairs
10900 Euclid Avenue
110 Adelbert Hall
Cleveland, OH 44106-2623

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Programs + Services


Lou Stark
Vice President, Student Affairs
Janice Gerda
Associate Vice President, Student Engagement & Learning
Rachel Hambrick
Department Assistant
Jill Kent
Department Assistant
Shirley Mosley
Associate Dean of Students & Special Assistant to the VPSA
Darnell Parker
Associate Vice President, Title IX Coordinator
Gardner Patterson
Associate Vice President, Dean of Students
Dennis Rupert
Associate Vice President, Operations & Planning
Kimberly Scott
Assistant Dean of Students & Case Manager
Doreen Thibodeau
Executive Aide