Student Care Team
The Student Care Team is committed to keeping the Siena Heights community as safe as possible and supporting our students when they are experiencing trauma and/or difficulties. Led by the Dean for Students, the group meets regularly throughout the year as a team. Members of the team meet individually with students who need.
Care Team Referrals
If you notice a student’s conduct showing signs of distress that may be harmful to self or others, please submit a Care Team Referral Form. Expressing concerns and providing updates in the most timely manner possible will greatly assist the Care Team with early intervention and student success. For campus emergencies, please call the Department of Public Safety at 517-264-7878 first.
Extended Absence Notifications
Students or their families are expected
to notify the University to report a student’s absence of greater than one day for extenuating circumstances (e.g. hospitalization, death in family, . While this does not excuse students, it does increase the chance that a reasonable plan can be made for the student's success. Please contact the Dean for Students office at 517-264-7600 or email us.
Medical and Compassionate Withdrawals
While we hope to help navigate students to success while staying enrolled, sometimes life circumstances dictate otherwise. Our Medical and Compassionate Withdrawal Policy may be an option. Questions and administration of this process starts with the Office of the Dean for Students.
Medical Compassionate Withdrawal Application Form
Request to Return from Medical or Compassionate Withdrawal Form