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Office of the Dean of Students

Location: Union 270 |Phone:  (801) - 581-7066

Lori

Lori McDonald, Ph.D.

Dean of Students

Lori is a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team and provides supervisory oversight to the departments of Student Conduct & Community Standards, Behavioral Intervention & Education, Student Leadership & Involvement, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Campus Recreation Services, Child Care & Family Resources, and the Student Union.  She also serves on various University committees and serves as a Senior Deputy Title IX Coordinator. 

Kim

Kim Clarken

Executive Assistant

Kim serves as the front line staff member helping direct callers and visitors to resources within our department and across campus, along with assistance with appointment setting for office staff. She assists families in the University logistics in the case of a student death. Addtionally, she conducts background checks for students applying to graduate and professional programs. 

 

 


 

Student Conduct & Community Standards

Location: Union 270 |Phone:  (801) - 581-7066

Brian Burton

Associate Dean / Director of Student Conduct & Community standards 

Brian is responsible for managing all aspects of student conduct administration in accordance with the Student Code of Rights & Responsibilities and providing leadership, training, support and guidance to members of the campus community in addressing student misconduct and/or assisting students affected by another’s behavior.  The associate dean serves as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator. 

Ulysses

Ulysses Tongaonevai

Case MANAGER, Student conduct

Ulyssess administers and implements the  Student Code of Conduct by ensuring due process and fairness for all parties, monitoring the completion of educational and judicial sanctions, and serving as a hearing officer for various level cases.  He also counsels students (both alleged offenders and victims) regarding their rights and responsibilities for the safety of the campus community.

Sydney Magana

Graduate Assistant, Student Conduct

Sydney assists in administering our student conduct process. She also is involved with our educational outreach and efforts regarding community standards at the University.  

 

 



             Behavioral Intervention                      Student Athlete                          &  Education                                        Advocate 

                                 Location: Union 270 |Phone:  (801) - 581-7066                                                      Location: Union 270 |Phone:  (801) - 581-7066

Jolene

Jolene "Jo" Des Roches

Assistant Dean of Students FOR BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION & EDUCATION 

Jo is responsible for the assessment of students who have been observed exhibiting concerning behaviors and the coordination and training of the University’s Behavioral Intervention Team. She also supports students who are seeking assistance with navigating University processes and policies and or academic adjustments due to extenuating personal circumstances and/or Title IX-related issues.

Allison

Allison Frost

Case Manager, Behavior Intervention

  Allison works to support the safety and wellbeing of the campus community by taking reports, gathering information and reaching out to students, staff and faculty. She provides assistance to students who may be in distress or managing extenuating circumstances by connecting them to available resources and supports on campus, as well as providing guidance on various University processes and policies.

 

Leila Ames

Interim Student Athlete Advocate

Leila’s primary role as Student Athlete Advocate is to support the wellbeing and safety of student athletes by providing neutral, private and informal assistance to student-athletes at the University of Utah.  The SAA is a resource for information and referrals and assists in the resolution of concerns and connecting student-athletes with appropriate existing adjudication processes.  She will assist the Athletics Department with the development, delivery, and needs assessment of the Student-Athlete Health, Safety and Wellbeing Program.


 

Campus Recreation Services

Location: Student Life Center
Phone:  (801) - 581-8898

Mary Bohlig

Director
Mary oversees Campus Recreation Services, which provides the University Community with facilities, programs, and services for both organized and self-directed fitness and recreational pursuits.  These include the Eccles Student Life Center, several outdoor playfields and sport courts, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Adventures, Fitness Program, Personal Training, Crimson Crew, Sport Clubs, and Aquatics.

Childcare and Family Resources

Location: Union 408 
Phone:  (801) - 585-5897

Shauna

Shauna Lower

DIRECTOR
Shauna supports and coordinates information, program development and services that enhance family resources as well as the availability, affordability, and quality of child care for University students, faculty and staff.  She also writes and maintains grants and contracts that help provide family spaces including child care and assist students in paying for their child care services.

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Location: Union 228
Phone:  (801) - 581-8061

Jess Turuc

DIRECTOR
Jess provides supervision and support to the fraternity and sorority community including the areas of program development, recruitment, risk management, and student leadership. 

 


 

Student Leadership & Involvement

Location: Union 248
Phone:  (801) - 581-7526

 Tasha

 Tasha M. Myers

Director

Tasha directs student leadership programs  at the U including ULEAD workshops, the living & learning community, and conferences. She oversees the student governance body, Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) and supervises the professional staff working in that area. She also coordinates Leadership Studies Minor and serves as the academic advisor. 

University
Union

Location: Union 255
Phone: (801) - 581-2048  

Whit

 Whit Hollis

DIRECTOR

Whit works with the student led Union Board, and is responsible for the overall operations of the facility.  The Union hosts almost 11,000 events a year, offers several services for our students such as bowling and billiards, smart phone repair, etc.  Also it haves the largest selection of food in the University, including a restaurant.  Additionally, the Union hosts a verity of student programming and campus life options.

 

 

 



Office Assistants

Jihuyn

Jihuyn Noh

Office Assistant

Jihyun is from Salt Lake City, Utah and double majoring in Environmental Science and Chemical Engineering with a minor in Spanish. She hopes to work in renewable energy and be a part of Engineers Without Borders. 

 

Jordan

Jordan Davoren

Office Assistant

Jordan is in her last year at the U. She grew up in Las Vegas and moved here for college as a Nursing major. She is currently in nursing school and hopes to become a Registered Nurse after graduation!

 

Caroline Ramous

Office Assistant

Caroline, who is originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, joined the Office of the Dean of Students in the fall of 2016. She is majoring in Kinesiology and minoring in Nutrition in hopes to be a Physician’s Assistant.

Last Updated: 6/22/17