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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Report Concerning Behavior

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 so we can connect students with appropriate resources. 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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

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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. 

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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. 


Dorsett, Star

Student Advocacy Coordinator

Student Affairs

Location: Student Services Building, Room Room G19

Email: star.dorsett@NCCU.EDU

Phone: 919-530-7492


Graham, Twanna

Administrative Assistant

Dean of Students

Location: Student Affairs Bldg, Room G24

Email: tgraham@NCCU.EDU

Phone: 919-530-6311


Hartfield, Joy

Assistant Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students

Office of the Dean of Students

Email: jhartfield@NCCU.EDU

Phone: 919-530-7466


James, Osaffo E

Assistant Dean of Students and Case Manager

Office of the Dean of Students

Location: Student Services Building, Room G22

Email: ojames1@NCCU.EDU

Phone: 919-530-6065

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