Dean of Students

Welcome to the Division of Student Life at Hood College!

We are excited about the start of another academic year. As the semester unfolds, we trust that you will take advantage of the programs, services and activities that have been planned to enrich your Hood College experience.

Our primary goal is to enhance the quality of student life in a safe and supportive learning environment. Our emphasis is on collaboration and outreach. We are committed to creating a campus environment that supports your intellectual, personal and professional growth and development. We encourage discovery and application of knowledge through a wide range of leadership programs and opportunities. We strongly believe that your engagement in campus life will contribute to your persistence and overall success at Hood.

Our website is designed to provide relevant information about the range of services within Student Life. We are proud to embrace values of civility, diversity, integrity, opportunity and responsibility, and a long-standing tradition of honor. In addition, we promote responsibility, leadership, service and lifelong learning through personal, intellectual, emotional, social and cultural opportunities.

The Division of Student Life encompasses the following offices and departments:

I encourage you to explore their web pages, become familiar with what each can offer you and and utilize their services. There are unlimited opportunities for you to get involved, develop friendships and solidify connections.

Olivia G. White, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students