Dean of Students, Joy Pufhal

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The Dean of Students Office is a department within the unit of Campus Life with primary responsibility for student advocacy and support.  In addition the office is responsible for administering the Student Conduct Code. 

For questions related to the student conduct code and/or to file a complaint regarding the behavior of a student please contact the Coordinator of Student Conduct Andrew McLean.

Coordinator of Student Conduct, Andrew McLean

College is a great time and opportunity to design one’s future!  It is the vision of our office that all students will make the most of their time at USM by being active in their learning, getting involved on campus and in the surrounding communities, and by making responsible choices.   

In addition to serving as the Dean of Students I have the privilege of leading the Campus Life Team!  For more information about the unit of Campus Life please visit

Go Huskies! 


Dean Pufhal (Joy)
Preferred Pronouns: She, Her, and Hers