The Dean of Students Office provides individual student support and programs and services to students that promote academic excellence, personal development, and continuously seeks to improve the quality of campus life and culture within a diverse community. The Dean of Students Office focus its efforts to enhance and empower students’ development by advocating for student responsibilities and rights and minimizing obstacles to achieving a quality education dedicated to excellence, leadership and citizenship. The Dean of Students collaborates with faculty and staff across all Institute portfolios.

As a community of learners, the Dean of Students Office is committed to an educational experience that is interactive and engaging for students and their families, provide seamless student services, promote undergraduate retention and graduation, identify entrepreneurship opportunities, provide quality student services for international students and scholars, and facilitate the development of K – 16 Pipeline initiatives for young men and women to aspire to, prepare for, enroll in and graduate from disciplines leading to a degree in Science, Technological, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Rensselaer Students Named to Fall 2015 Dean's List & Dean's Honors List

Dean's List

Approximately 900 students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2015 semester. The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below "C." The full list is available here

Dean's Honors List

Approximately 2,000 students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were named to the Dean's Honor List for the Fall 2015 semester. The Dean's Honor List recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.50 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below "C." The full list is available here.

Students who entered Rensselaer prior to Fall 2015 are eligible for both the Dean's Honors List and the Dean's List. Students who entered after the Fall of 2015 are only eligible for the Dean's Honors list. A detailed description of each list's criteria is available on the Registrar's website.