Dean of Students


    The Dean of Students Office promotes student development and enhances students’ MSUM experience through services, partnerships/connections, and policy development that promotes an inclusive campus climate and facilitates the successful navigation of campus life. The Dean of Students Office contributes to students’ individual development, promotes self-authorship, and facilitates a safe, vibrant, inclusive, healthy and resilient Minnesota State University Moorhead community through four core areas of work. The office is a central place for students, parents, faculty and staff to receive assistance with navigating the complex issues of student life. The staff of the Dean of Students Office provides support to individual students or groups experiencing life situations impacting their MSUM experience and coordinates the appropriate individual or campus-wide response. Staff members work to promote a safe, respectful, healthy and inclusive campus community, coordinate services, and monitor and respond to emerging situations that impact students. Four core areas of work include:

    • Promote a safe, respectful, healthy and inclusive campus community
    • Enhance students’ MSUM experience
    • Provide support services and manage critical incidents impacting students and the campus community
    • Respond to emerging needs within the student population

    Contact Us


    Phone: 218.477.2391
    Fax: 218.477.4725


    Flora Frick 153
    Dean of Students Office
    800 11th St S
    Moorhead, MN 56563

    Mailing Address

    Dean of Students Office | PO Box 96
    1104 South 7th Ave
    Moorhead, MN 56563

    Dean of Students Offices & Services

    Accessibility Resources | CARE Team | Counseling Services | Rainbow Dragon Center | Student Conduct & Resolution | Title IX | Women's Center

    Meet the Staff

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    Ashley Atteberry
    Dir of Student Conduct & Resolution
    Dean of Students Office
    I have been at MSUM in this role since 2008. Formerly I have...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2174218.477.2174
    Office: FR 153C
    Kara Gravley-Stack
    Dean of Students
    Dean of Students Office
    Hello, I'm Kara. As the Dean of Students, I coordinate suppo...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4222218.477.4222
    Office: FR 153
    Lauren Kupfer
    Assistant to the Dean
    Dean of Students Office
    Hi, I'm Lauren! I am the Assistant to the Dean of Students,...
    Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2391218.477.2391
    Office: FR 153