The Dean of Students Office is committed to serving as a valuable resource for our students. Have questions? We have answers!

Please email your request to and include any relevant forms or waivers. If you have questions, please contact Kathy Donati at 610-519-4200.

Please contact the Registrar’s Office at or 610-519-4030.

The Dean of Students or their designate will hear appeals in cases where the sanction is expulsion, suspension, or permanent loss of campus residency. For an explanation of these sanctions, please see the Student Handbook.

Each September, Villanova faculty and staff visit new students in their residence halls or virtually to support positive developments, identify concerns and reinforce the sense of Villanova as a caring and welcoming community.  


Campus Resources
We want to provide the best experience possible for our students and community members. Below are helpful resources and tools to assist you during your time at Villanova.


Department of Public Safety

Office for Residence Life


International Student Services

Office of Disability Services

Selected Student Handbook Policies

The Student Handbook is the official student handbook for Villanova University. We hope it will be a ready reference for information important to you during your stay at the University.

Code of Student Conduct

Leave of Absence

Dougherty Hall Room 213                

Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.