Office of the Dean of Student Life

Hello and welcome to the
Office of the Dean of Student Life website!Photo of Michele Toppe, Dean of Student Life

The Office of the Dean of Student Life is a resource for all students, faculty, and staff as they navigate Portland State University. Our office serves as a reference point for those seeking to resolve issues of concern or advance initiatives designed to enhance the student experience. Additionally, our office provides leadership for designated student life services and programs. We warmly encourage you to visit the Office of the Dean of Student Life so that we can help you enrich your college experience and achieve your fullest potential.

The navigation links at the top of the page as well as the links to the left will help you learn more about Dean of Student Life staff, as well as services and resources available to students, opportunities for involvement on campus, important campus policies, and links to other offices on campus. 

What happens here at Portland State University truly does change the world. For assistance or to learn more about the resources we offer, I invite you to visit, call, or email us.

Please visit the Student Life Resources Google Site for detailed information about the many Student Success resources at PSU.

For a broader look at what is happening in Student Affairs, please review our Annual Report for 2018-19.

I wish you a very enjoyable, productive, and highly successful school year!

All the best,

Michele Toppe
Vice Provost for Student Affairs