Dean of Residence Life

Contact Information

Mailing Address
Office of the Dean of Residence Life
P. O. Box 6112
Hampton University
Hampton, Virginia 23668

Dean of Residence Life
Jewel B. Long
Dean of Residence Life

Jewel B. Long

The Office of the Dean of Residence Life plays a significant role in providing an education for life for all students. It is dedicated to the promotion of learning, character building, leadership and service. The Office of the Dean of Residence Life provides visionary leadership that cultivates an educational, student centered living community that attracts and retains students. The department is committed to expanding the University's goals and values of respect, dignity, decency, and integrity.

The Dean of Residence Life oversees all residence life staff and educational programming and coordinates all administrative operations of residence life. The Dean develops and administers policies, procedures, and programs designed to ensure student safety and well-being and enhance student persistence and success. Through the collaboration with multiple departments the Dean, along with the residential team, will provide a supportive and safe living-learning environment within the residence halls by creating and maintaining a positive community that is conducive to student success and supports the mission of the university.