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Dean of Students


The Dean of Students office advocates for and empowers students to achieve their goals by providing exemplary services that educate our students on their rights and responsibilities as a member of the University community. - Student Handbook

Dean of Students

Michelle Marable, Dean of StudentsMichelle Marable, Dean of Students

Michelle Marable serves as the Dean of Students. She has numerous years of specialized experience in Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.  Michelle is a graduate of Norfolk State University and The Ohio State University.  She is totally committed to helping all students at NSU reach their fullest potential.


  • NSU Policy

BOV Policy # 05 (2017) Title IX: Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment and Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence


  • NSU Policy

Administrative Policy #27-03 (2014) Hazing Policy

University employees, students and other members of the University community must report all acts of hazing to the NSU Police Department. Incidents may be reported in person or by dialing the non-emergency number at (757) 823-8102. In emergency situations, dial (757) 823-9000.

Incidents of hazing may also be reported anonymously by using one of the online forms: Hazing Incident Report or NSU Student Incident Report

Norfolk State University Police Department prepares, publishes and distributes an annual Campus Security Report in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Institutions that participate in student financial aid programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 must comply with the conditions of this Act. The report includes information about campus security policies and procedures and crime statistics for the previous three years. These statistics focus on reported crimes that occurred on and off campus, as well as certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Norfolk State University. Public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from Norfolk State University is also included. The report is available by October 1st, of each year, and contains important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. A copy of this report can be located on the NSU Police Department’s website.

Disclaimer on Disability Services
In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, if you have a disability or think you have a disability, please contact the Office of Accessibility Services/International Student Services (OASIS).  OASIS is located at:  James A. Bowser Building, Suite 121.  Contact Mrs. Doral Jackson, Coordinator, for additional questions at: 757-823-2014.