The Vice President has administrative responsibility for the following offices and programs:

  • Academic Advising; Admissions and Enrollment Planning; Associated Students Bookstore; Athletics; Campus Recreation Services; Career Services; Counseling Center; Dean of Students Office, Disability Resources; Financial Aid; New Student Services/Family Outreach; Prevention & Wellness Services; Registrar’s Office; Student Health Center; Student Outreach Services; University Residences and Dining Services; Viking Union/Student Activities; and LGBTQ+ resources. For information on the services provided by each of these areas, see Division Departments.

  • The Vice President’s Office issues “Dean’s Recommendation” letters for qualified students seeking entry to graduate schools and other selective programs. Please contact the Dean of Students Office for more information.

  • The office notifies affected university departments and offices in the event of the death of a current student. Please contact us.

  • The office authorizes the issue of banquet permits, which are required by state law whenever alcoholic beverages are served on campus or at Western-sponsored events off campus.