Dean of Students Office
The Dean of Students Office acts as a resource, referral agent, and advocate for students so they may live and learn successfully throughout their Wentworth experience. Whether you need advice or support on academic or personal matters, we can help you access the resources and solutions you need. In the past, we have helped students with such concerns as missing a significant number of classes due to illness or injury, experiencing financial hardships, or difficulties with the transition into college life.
As the Dean of Students, Dr. Jenn Kosses provides support and advocacy for all students in a variety of ways, including as the chair of the CARE Team and the Behavioral Intervention Team. She oversees the areas of student conduct, commuter and residential life, student engagement, student support, transition programs, family engagement, and graduate student life.
Meet Dean of Students Jenn Kosses
Dean Kosses has been a part of the Wentworth community since 2008 and formerly served as assistant dean of students. Prior to that, she worked in several roles within the functional are of Residence Life at a variety of institutions. She has also been a leader in NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators), serving in multiple capacities at the regional level, including co-founding the New Professional Mentoring Institute.
Advocating for Our Students
These are among some of the services and resources provided through our office:
- Receive support for personal, financial, or academic matters
- Learn about the resources available to students experiencing financial hardships
- Submit an Absence Notification Request
- Report concerning or threatening behaviors
- Receive information about the Wentworth Student Handbook
- Fulfilling your Jury Duty service as a student
- File an official concern/complaint at the Institute
- Report a violation of the Student Code of Conduct
The Dean of Students Office also oversees compliance with the Student Code of Conduct and the processes used to administer and enforce it throughout the Wentworth community. The office also provides assistance in the event of Student Code of Conduct violations.
Take a Tour of the Dean of Students Office
Essential resources and services to help you succeed at Wentworth.
Student Handbook & Rights
Read the full handbook and student code of conduct.
Important institutional information for students and families.