Office of the Dean of Students

The NCCU Office of the Dean of Students is here for you. We work as a liaison between students, parents and families, faculty, university staff and administrators.

Helping You Excel

We are here to help all students have a safe, healthy, and successful experience at NCCU.

Initiatives and Student Support

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The Office of the Dean of Students can connect students who are struggling emotionally or exhibiting behaviors that seem troubling, disruptive, or threatening. Please reach out to us here, so we can connect students with appropriate resources. 

Case Management

Case Management

A case manager will support students' learning and development by assuming a primary role in case assessment, student referrals and case management of various student issues, including health and mental health emergencies.

COVID-19 Update

NCCU is monitoring developments related to Coronavirus 2019, or COVID-19, closely. Learn important information about how the university is responding, review preventative measures and view resources from local, state, national and international agencies.


Transitions is a campus-based support program for students facing homelessness and food insecurity. The initiative is aimed at providing assistance and resources to support the needs of this student population.

Community Central

The Community Central Initiative, as part of the Division of Student Affairs, aims at improving the relationship between NCCU and our surrounding neighbors while also educating students on the importance of community engagement.


The Co-Curricular Restorative Education Program, or CORE, is a series of educational seminars aimed at providing life and leadership skills to participants.

University Resources

Stay Safe at NCCU

Campus safety is embedded into campus life at NC Central.  Stay Safe at NCCU is a resource to report a crime or concern, access safety policies and gain access to other important information and resources.


At the NC Central Counseling Center, we strive to create a safe space and provide services that are non-judgmental and confidential.

Student Accessibility Services

The mission of Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is to ensure equal access for students with disabilities to all curricular, co-curricular and practical components.

Request a Workshop or Presentation

Request a Workshop or Presentation

The Office of the Dean of Students offers a variety of workshops, including conflict resolution, character development, and ethics and decision making.

Health and Well-being

At NC Central, we care about our students' health and wellness needs and support them in being at their best in all ways!

Get Involved

There are numerous ways to get involved at NCCU, and you’re sure to find a home here. Take a look at some of our organizations and opportunities to give back on campus.

Title IX

NCCU complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all programs and activities in the University's educational programs and activities.

Student Complaints and Grievances

The primary objectives of the student complaint and student grievance procedures are to ensure concerns are promptly dealt with and resolutions reached in a fair and just manner.


Check out the NCCU Life YouTube page to see all the activities taking place at NCCU.


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Davis, Daphne

Assistant Dean of Students

Office of the Dean of Students

location icon Student Services Building, Room 208

email iconddavi267@NCCU.EDU

phone icon 919-530-6065


Dorsett, Star

Student Advocacy Coordinator

Student Affairs

location icon Student Services Building, Room Room G19

email icon star.dorsett@NCCU.EDU

phone icon 919-530-7492


Hartfield, Joy

Assistant Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students

Office of the Dean of Students

email icon jhartfield@NCCU.EDU

phone icon 919-530-7466