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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 -pdf

Dean of Students

Dr. Jocelyn Dean, Interim Dean of Students



Accessibility Services & International Student Services

The mission of O.A.S.I.S. (Office of Accessibility Services/International Student Services) & Assistive Technology Laboratory (AT Lab) is to promote the academic success of students with disabilities and international students through high-quality educational assistance, leveling the playing field, and providing services and accommodations.  — O.A.S.I.S. website

Campus Crime and Awareness

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. — University Police Department website

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. 

A new law passed in the state of Virginia on July 1, 2022 - Adam's Law.  It focuses on hazing prevention for all colleges in Virginia (public and private).  The law is named in memory of VCU student Adam Oakes, who died in February 2011.

Highlights include the following:

*Mandatory, in-person hazing prevention training for current members, new members, potential new members, and advisors of any student organization with a new member process.

*Disciplinary immunity for certain individuals who make hazing reports.

*Beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year, maintain and publicly report actual findings of violations of the institution's code of conduct or of federal or state laws pertaining to hazing to campus authorities or local law enforcement.

In accordance with Adams Law, reports that result in actual findings of violations will be available at and

Adam's Law Full Text - 

To report hazing incidents, use the following link: or NOT@NSU.EDU.  

Student Incident Report

The NSU Student Incident Report is for reporting incidents of any nature.  You will be asked for the date of the incident, the urgency and nature of the report.

Title IX Policy

The Norfolk State University (NSU) is committed to maintaining an environment that is free of unlawful harassment and discrimination.  — Read more about the Title IX Policy

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.