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The Office of Student Affairs is dedicated to delivering high quality programs and services in a learning environment that supports UMass our students’ growth and development towards actualizing their full potential.

Division of Student Affairs

Welcome to the UMass Dartmouth community!

Going to college is an investment that pays lifelong dividends. An education changes the economic trajectory of many of our students and their families. We believe very student is unique and brings their own diverse experiences that add value to our campus. We challenge you to meet new people, get connected and involve yourself in the life of the university. There are many opportunities to get involved, including the Student Government Association, 120+ student organizations and/or any of the life changing opportunities and experiences that will prepare you to be a competitive global scholar and leader at UMass Dartmouth and beyond. Always remember, the most important person on this campus is you! We look forward to connecting and engaging with you!

Student Affairs Leadership Team

Heather Quire

Associate Vice Chancellor / Dean of Campus Life
Student Affairs

Kevin Hamilton
Kevin Hamilton, EdD he/him/his

Associate Vice Chancellor / Dean of Student Belonging
Student Affairs

Kimberly Scott

Vice Chancellor
Student Affairs


Champion a community that reflects inclusive engagement, student leadership development and well-being. 


Building just, healthy, and meaningful student learning experiences that empower students to discover, achieve their dreams and flourish on campus and beyond.

Strategic Goals 

  1. Recruit and retain a diverse student body 
  2. A welcoming campus community that is safe and supports general health & well-being
  3. Opportunities for civic engagement and career, leadership and spiritual development
  4. Socially just, diverse, and inclusive communities
  5. Environments & spaces that support student needs

CARES Student Assistance Form 

We are concerned about the retention, enrollment and overall success of our students. If you are concerned about a student, you are a student with a concern, have a friend struggling or don’t know where to go to get assistance you need, please complete our Student Affairs Student Assistance Form and we will get you connected to the right person, department, and/or resources.

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