The Dean of Students at Claremont McKenna College is responsible for the day-to-day lives of all CMC students. This includes supervision of the Dean of Students staff and its functions: Academic Counseling, Personal Advising, First-Year Student Programs, Residential Life & Housing, Student Activities, the Center for Civic Engagement, and Disciplinary Matters. The Dean of Students is also CMC’s liaison to the “central services” that are provided by the Claremont University Consortium, including: Campus Safety, Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services (MCAPS), Student Health Services, Health Education Outreach, the Office of Black Student Affairs, the Chicano/Latino Student Affairs Office, the Queer Resource Center, the EmPOWER Center, and the Chaplains Office. The Dean of Students serves as an advocate for student concerns and needs. And finally, the Dean of Students serves as the primary dean for juniors, seniors, and graduate students at CMC.