Contact Us

The Office of the Dean of Students is located in Room 270 of the Union Building. We will try to accommodate walk-ins, but it is encouraged to make an appointment to see one of the Dean's staff members.

Telephone: 801-581-7066

Fax: 801-585-5114

Mailing address:
200 South Central Campus Dr. Rm 270
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Lori McDonald

Lori McDonald,
Dean of Students

Lori is a graduate of the U with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She holds a Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State Unviersity and is currently pursuing a PhD in the department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the U.  Lori has previously served as the Assistant Dean of Students and Associate Dean of Students prior to accepting the role of Dean of Students in 2013.  As the Dean of Students, Lori supervises the departments of Campus Recreation, Child Care and University Union, as well as overseeing Fraternity & Sorority Life, Associated Students of the University of Utah, Behavioral Intervention, Advocacy, and Student Conduct & Community Standards within the Office of the Dean of Students.

Katie Deak,
Associate Dean of Students
for Student Conduct & Community Standards



Sonja Jensen,
Interim Assistant Dean of Students
for Fraternity & Sorority Life


Ryan Randall

Ryan Randall,
Assistant Dean of Students
for Behavioral Intervention & Advocacy
Student Athlete Ombudsman

Ryan is a graduate of the U with a Masters in Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). He joined the staff of the Dean's Office in December 2010 and coordinates the Behavioral Intervention Team.  

Allison Frost

Allison Frost,
Program Manager

Allison Frost is a graduate of the University of Utah with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and a Criminology Certificate. Allison provides administrative support for the Office of the Dean of Students.

Jenna Pagoaga

Jenna Pagoaga,
Executive Secretary

Jenna Pagoaga received her Bachelor's degree in Family and Comsumer Studies from the University of Utah. Jenna helps to advise the fraternity and sorority community and provides administrative assistance to the Office of the Dean of Students.


Graduate Assistant



Last Updated: 6/5/14