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District Dean of Students Office

Mission Statement

The District Dean of Students Office promotes student success within an inclusive and respectful community. We assist, encourage, and empower students to reach their full academic potential through accessibility, mental health, and student conduct services.

Areas of Responsibility

The District Dean of Students Office provides leadership for the following offices within the Student and Enrollment Services Division: Accommodations at Collin College for Equal Support Services (ACCESS) Office (i.e., accessibility services), Counseling Services, and Student Conduct.  
The District Dean of Students Office supports students by providing:
  • appropriate accessibility accommodations;
  • individual, group, and crisis counseling and mental health resources;
  • referrals and resolutions 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, dating violence, discrimination, domestic violence, harassment, hazing, retaliation, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and stalking; and
  • assistance to Collin College administration and the Collin College Police Department in maintaining the safety and security of the campus community.

Contact Information

Phone: 972.881.5604


Office Hours: Our office hours have been changed to Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until further notice. 

Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC)
Terrence Brennan, District Dean of Students
Karla Tombaugh, Assistant to the Dean of Students
Suite 457

Frisco Campus
Cheri Jack, Associate Dean of Students
Room F-127 in Suite F-109

McKinney Campus
Amy Throop, Associate Dean of Students
Suite B-336

Plano Campus
Matthew Geracie, Associate Dean of Counseling and ACCESS
Suite D-134
Marilyn Harren, Director of ACCESS
Suite D-140

Carie Dippel, Associate Dean of Students
VACANT, Student Conduct Officer
Suite D-128

Wylie Campus
Joe Guy, Student Conduct Officer
Campus Commons, Suite 215