Division of Student Life
The following offices, places, and programs make up the Division of Student Life:
- The Dean of Students and Associate Deans serve as advocates, advisers, and problem solvers for all students at Carleton. They offer educational counseling, monitor academic progress, and administer College policies.
- The Academic Support Center is a free service offering students individualized academic tutoring and study skills coaching, as well as assistance through the Writing Center, individual ESL tutoring, the Prefect Program, the Math Skills Center, and the Speakeasy.
- The Career Center works with students throughout their four years at Carleton and beyond to help them plan, prepare for, and pursue their educational, career, and life goals.
- Dacie Moses, a long-time employee at Carleton, was known for inviting students to her house for cookies and conversation. In her will she donated her house to serve as a shared gathering spot for students and alumni.
- Carleton College provides a supportive environment for students with disabilities. The Office of Disability Services for Students offers academic accommodations and other support services that include time management, assistive technology, and alternative testing rooms.
- The GSC promotes gender equality and awareness and provides students of all sexual orientations and gender identities support, resources, and advocacy on women’s, men’s, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.
- The Office of Intercultural and International Life seeks to cultivate a fully inclusive community, working with students to foster cross-cultural dialogue through cultural programming such as guest speakers and performers, “chili night” discussion forums, and films.
- The Office of Residential Life works to create a healthy, safe, and thriving environment for students, helping them adjust to living and learning with other students through a variety of services and activities.
- The Student Activities Office plans programs and events, coordinates volunteer opportunities, produces several publications, and serves as a resource to student organizations.
- Student Health and Counseling offers medical and mental health services to all Carleton students, helping students meet their physical and mental health needs from a holistic perspective, with a focus on education for life-long learning and health.
- The federally funded TRIO/SSS program assists participating students in overcoming social, cultural, financial, personal, academic, and other challenges and works to increase awareness of socioeconomic class issues at Carleton and develop an environment in which all students can thrive.