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Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Engage with the Dean

As the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Stephanie Russell Krebs serves as the senior student affairs officer of the University. Dean Krebs encourages students to engage with her so she can fully understand the student voice.

  • Lunch with the Dean and Student Government President
    Stephanie Russell Krebs and the student government president eat lunch during the academic year in the Vaughn Center cafeteria every Friday from noon - 1 p.m. and use this opportunity to meet students. If you would like to eat lunch with the dean, email deanstudents@ut.edu with the Friday you are available, and she will meet you in the cafeteria for great food and even better conversation.  

  • Social Media
    Facebook Twitter
    Follow Dean Russell Krebs on Facebook and Twitter. Messages will go out regularly about campus events and creative contests will take place. Don’t miss out. Friend and follow!

  • Diversity Advisory Group
    A forum for the administrators to hear directly from students about their experiences to better advocate for a more inclusive learning environment that supports unique perspectives and values differences.

  • Connect Lunch
    Designed to encourage positive engagement and mentoring outside of the classroom between faculty, staff and students, the Connect UT Lunch Program offers faculty and staff members the opportunity to dine with up to three students during the academic year.

Mission to Educate and Empower

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Student Affairs at UT educates and empowers students to be global citizens through experiential and diverse learning experiences.

Through the Spartan Code and Spartan Ready, students pledge and develop high demand competencies to become effective leaders and engaged citizens.

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Student Life Policies

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Learn more about The University of Tampa student life policies including discrimination, FERPA, Dean of Students hold, tobacco policy, involuntary withdrawal, University grievances, severe weather, infectious control, student rights and responsibilities, addressing student complaints, photo/video policy, drone policy and pet policy.

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See Something, Say Something

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If you see something, say something through the many channels to report information.

Report a student of concern, a public incident or report a crime anonymously. UT is also proud to offer victim advocacy to any student who has been the victim of a violent crime.

Student of Concern

Dean of Students Quote

I have the best job in the world. Working with the Student Affairs staff to aid in the holistic development of students as they prepare to be Spartan Ready is a true pleasure. Students at The University of Tampa are one of a kind.”

— Stephanie Russell Krebs, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students