Office of the Dean of Students, Metropolitan Campus

The Office of the Dean of Students serves as an advocate for students and is responsible for overall coordination of disciplinary matters, student government advisement, student handbook, orientation, honors convocation, and commencement.

The Office of the Dean of Students deals primarily with non-academic matters. Generally, students should contact their academic deans for academic issues. However, the Dean of Students Office is available to respond to all aspects of students' needs and should be used to mediate and resolve difficulties. All students and their families and other supporters are welcome to contact the office for general assistance and direction.

Dean of Students Building

Contact Info

Office Location: 867 SUB Lane
Phone: 201-692-2190
Fax: 201-692-2188
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM and by appointment


  • Vidal Lopez, Dean of Students,
  • Childerick Barthelus, Assistant Dean of Commuter Affairs and Special Projects,
  • Stephen G. Dembowski, Assistant Dean of Students for Athletic Engagement and Judicial Affairs,
  • Lois Smart, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students,

Mailing Address

Dean of Students Office, 1000 River Road, T-DS1-01, Teaneck, NJ 07666

Voter Registration Information

This information is regarding voter registration for college students. If college students want to register to vote in New Jersey they must follow the standard application process: every prospective voter must submit a voter registration application. Please be advised that students are to complete and return their registration forms to the state prior to the registration deadline.

The registration deadline to vote is 21 days prior to Election Day.

If you have any questions more information is available on the New Jersey Division of Elections website at: