Welcome from the Dean

Mike Walsh headshot

Hello and welcome to the Office of the Dean of Student Life! We are here to serve students, faculty, and staff in each person's journey to success. Our deepest commitment is holistic care for the student and assistance in that endeavor for faculty and staff at PSU.

Please feel free to contact me regarding any part of the Dean of Student Life area:

  • Housing and Residence Life
  • CARE Program
  • Student Conduct and Community Standards
  • Basic Needs Hub
  • STEP Program
  • Emergency Funds
  • PSU Dining
  • Student Success Advocacy

Mike Walsh
Associate Vice Provost and Dean of Student Life
walshme@pdx.edu

“Everything we do, then, as teachers, has moral overtones. Through dialogue, modeling, the provision of practice, and the attribution of best motive, the one-caring as teacher nurtures the ethical idea."
-Nel Noddings, Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education