Associate Vice Chancellor & Dean of Students


The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students in Student Affairs is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment that helps all students reach their educational, aspirational, and personal goals.

We advocate for the needs of students. We help community members navigate UC Berkeley. We promote diversity and prepare students to contribute to a changing world. We support student health and well-being. We facilitate belonging, community, and leadership development. Above all, we foster compassion and care.

We understand that sometimes things don’t go as well as planned, and you may need some additional assistance. We are here to assist you when you have questions or are experiencing challenges.

The Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students (AVC/DOS) team is here to assist you in making the most out of your UC Berkeley experience. Visit to learn more.