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Aug 1

Special Notice Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

Roaring Return

For important updates on Lindenwood University campus safety precautions and associated information from public health officials, please visit our Roaring Return page and the CDC's COVID-19 site. Resources for faculty preparing courses for the Roaring Return can be located at

Dean of Students

Mission Statement

The Dean of Students Office promotes student transformation and enhances the Lindenwood University experience of undergraduate and graduate students through programs, services, and policy development that promotes a safe and inclusive campus climate and facilitates the successful navigation of university life.

Dean of Students Staff

  • Dr. Shane Williamson, Associate Vice President of Student Life & Diversity/Dean of Students; Chief Diversity Officer
  • Jessica Bucci, Administrative Assistant

Services Provided

  • Student Handbook
  • Manages Student Conduct
  • Sexual Misconduct Reporting
  • Supports Students in Distress/Crisis
  • Communicate with faculty when students need to miss class due to an emergency
  • Serve as a liaison between student and university
  • Communicate with parents/guardians in accordance with FERPA waiver
  • Central location for students, parents, faculty, and staff to seek assistance in navigating the complex issues of campus life 
  • Behavior Intervention Team (Leo Cares)
  • Advocate for policies and services that provide students with the security, safety, and inclusiveness needed to be academically successful

COVID-19 Questions and Reporting 

Students who have questions related to COVID-19, who need to report a positive test or symptoms, or are awaiting test results, should contact the Dean of Students office at 639.949.4985 or 

If it is an emergency and after 5pm Monday - Friday or on the weekend, please contact Public Safety and Security at 636.949.4911. 

For more information, please visit our Roaring Return page. 

Dean of Students - Campus Resources

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301