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New Office Location

Bear Pantry, Community Standards & Conflict Resolution, Student Outreach & Support have moved to the University Center, 2nd floor, Office #2205.

Dean of Students Office

The purpose of the Dean of Students Office is to enhance and recognize student learning and personal responsibility through:

  • Resolving student issues which may include consultation with faculty and staff
  • Serving as an information and referral center for the campus community
  • Coordinating a student recognition and awards program for academic and leadership achievement
  • Holding students accountable who have exhibited conduct incompatible with the academic mission of the University

How can we help?

Come see us in the University Center to share concerns and navigate difficult situations. 

Policies and Procedures

All students at the University of Northern Colorado are bound by the Student Code of Conduct (BEAR Code). The BEAR Code serves to outline student rights and responsibilities as well as behavioral expectations. 

Download Bear Code

Additional information about the following can be found in the Bear Code: 

  • Academic Appeals
  • Academic Integrity
  • Reporting Process
  • Discrimination Policy
  • Housing Policies
  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Title IX
  • Tuition Appeals

President's Prize for Leadership Application

Applications will open Spring 2020 

The Robert & Ludie Dickeson Presidential Prize for Leadership Award was established by the eighth president of the University of Northern Colorado, Robert Dickeson, and his wife, Ludie, in December of 1990. The award was created to acknowledge and reward student leadership on the UNC campus.


To be eligible for this esteemed award, a student must be considered a leader by their peers, faculty, and the administration. The individual must be a graduating senior and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.