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Dean of Students
Dean of Students Office

Mission Statement:

"We are advocates for student success within an interdependent, safe, and respectful community while upholding academic integrity and responsible behavior through a fair and consistent process."

Areas of Responsibility:

The Dean of Students Office provides district-wide leadership for the following offices within the Student and Enrollment Services Division: ACCESS Office (i.e., disability services), Counseling Services, and Student Discipline.  
As advocates for student success, the Dean of Students Office provides:
  • referrals and resolution for student complaints;
  • training for students and faculty;
  • appropriate on- and off-campus resources to support students' educational goals;
  • support and resources for students affected by assault, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual violence, and stalking; and
  • assistance to Collin College administration and the Collin College Police Department in maintaining the safety and security of the campus community.

The Dean of Students Office protects the integrity and safety of the institution by ensuring:

  • the Student Code of Conduct is upheld by the student body;
  • students are able to learn and faculty are able to teach in a comfortable, safe environment that is free from disruptions;
  • students are held accountable for their behavior;
  • students' rights are upheld and Collin College policies and procedures are followed;
  • the academic integrity of the institution is maintained; and
  • students involved in the disciplinary process are treated in a fair and consistent manner.
Students' Rights and Responsibilities:

As stated in the Student Code of Conduct, "Collin College expects its students to conduct themselves in a manner that reflects credit upon the institution they represent" (2017-2018 Student Handbook, p. 69). Therefore, it is each student's responsibility to be familiar with the Student Code of Conduct, which can be found in the current student handbook. All students are expected to read and comply with the Student Code of Conduct

Contact Information:

Phone: 972.881.5604


Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Central Park Campus (CPC)
Amy Throop, Associate Dean of Students
Room: B-336

Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC)
Terrence Brennan, Dean of Students
Karla Pilcher, Assistant to the Dean of Students
Room: 457

Preston Ridge Campus (PRC)
Cheri Jack, Associate Dean of Students
Room: F-109

Spring Creek Campus (SCC)
Carie Dippel, Associate Dean of Students
Joe Guy, Student Conduct Officer
Room: D-128

Student Disciplinary Process Information:

Collin College's Definitions of Prohibited Conduct

DOS Disciplinary Process Flowchart

Student Incident Report Form

Student Appeals and Complaints

The Student Handbook and Student Code of Conduct


Scholastic Dishonesty Resources:

Collin College's Definitions of Scholastic Dishonesty Terms

DOS Plagiarism and Citation Guide

Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL)


Crime Reporting and Prevention Information:

Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports

Bystander Intervention

Campus Security Authority (CSA) Crime Reporting Form

Clery Act

Collin College Police Department

Missing Student Contact Information Form

Sexual Violence: What Students Should Know

Written Notification of Victim's Rights and Options


On-Campus Resources:

ACCESS Office (Disability Services)

Collin College's Dignity Initiative

Collin College's Writing Center

Counseling Services

Strategies of Behavioral Intervention (SOBI)

Student Travel



Active Shooter Training Video

Bystander Intervention Video Series