Staff Directory

Dean of Students Clarence L. McNeill smiles as he sits outside his office speaking with a student, who is faced away from the camera.

Dean of Students

UAlbany's Dean of Students is Clarence L. McNeill.

Dean McNeill graduated from University at Albany with a bachelor's degree in Africana studies, as well as a master's degree and graduate certificate in educational administration and policy studies. He is working toward his PhD in sociology at UAlbany.

He is committed to the personal and intellectual growth and development of all UAlbany students. He has administrative oversight for all units within the Office of the Dean of Students.

Dean McNeill maintains professional affiliations with the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA), the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA), and the College Student Personnel Association of New York (CSPA-NYS).

The Office of the Dean of Students works directly with students to help:

  • connect them with appropriate resources on campus when needed

  • provide direct assistance navigating a difficult situation

  • aid in identifying the processes for resolving concerns impeding their success

  • empower them to explore options and make informed decisions


Dean of Students' Office

  • Clarence L. McNeill, Dean of Students

  • Vacant, Associate Dean

  • Pierre Brown, Administrative Assistant

Contact us at [email protected] or 518-442-5501.


Student CARE Services

  • Sally D’Alessandro, Assistant Dean of Students

Visit the Student CARE Services website for more information.


Community Standards

  • Tishana Lawhorne, Assistant Dean of Students

  • Vacant, Student Conduct Coordinator

Visit the Community Standards website for more information.


Disability Access and Inclusion Student Services (DAISS)

  • Vacant, Assistant Dean of Students

  • Jonathan White, Coordinator

  • Arwa Mohsinah, Graduate Assistant

Visit the Disability Access and Inclusion Student Services (DAISS) website for more information.


Off-Campus Student Services (OCSS)

  • Kenneth Louzier, Coordinator

  • Cristina DeCamargo, Graduate Assistant

Visit the Off-Campus Student Services (OCSS) website for more information.


Veteran and Military Student Services

  • Vacant, Assistant Dean of Students

Visit the Veteran and Military Student Services website for more information.