The Dean for Student Life

The Vice President and Dean for Student Life 


p: 617.253.8566
f: 617.258.0799

Office Hours

Fridays, 11:00 am - noon (starting 9/2/2016)
Contact Victoria Davenport to make an appointment
vdavenport@mit.edu or 617-253-8566 


Suzy Nelson, the vice president and dean for student life, has responsibility for the direction and oversight of MIT's core student support services in addition to programs that enrich community life. The Division of Student Life encompasses Student Support and Wellness; Residential Education; Fraternity, Sorority and Independent Living Groups; Dining and Housing Services; Multicultural Programs; LGBTQ Services; Student Development and Leadership; Student Activities; Religious Life; and the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation.