Dean of Students - SBS & CAS

The Dean of Students/Student Affairs Office works closely with undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and Sawyer Business School (SBS).

Amanda L. McGrath (she/her/hers), Associate Dean
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As the associate dean of students, Amanda McGrath provides the day-to-day supervision of Dean of Students Office while working closely with CARE and Community Standards operations. Amanda is a champion advocate for students experiencing extenuating circumstances that might have an impact on their academic success and retention. Prior to her role at Suffolk, Amanda worked at Bryant University in Residence Life & Housing and Campus Engagement & Orientation.

Amanda earned her undergraduate degree from Lasell College in Newton, Mass., and her master’s degree in College Student Development & Counseling from Northeastern University in Boston. Currently enrolled in an EdD program at Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island, she is focusing on work-life balance in mid-level student affairs women and hopes to aid in the retention of student affairs practitioners nationwide. In her spare time, she enjoys cycling and spending time with her son.

Doreen Floyd (she/her/hers), Director of Student Outreach & Support
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Before joining the Suffolk community, Doreen served as associate dean for student affairs at Bentley University, where she worked most closely with divisional initiatives, student programs and engagement (both undergraduate and graduate students), student conduct and development, new student programs, spiritual life, and the CARE team.

Doreen received her MEd in Higher Education Policy, Research, and Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Mass., and her BA from Bridgewater State (College) University in Communication Studies with a concentration in Speech. A water enthusiast, Doreen enjoys time at the lake and on the beach, up-cycling well-loved furniture pieces, and anything that involves her husband/partner Larry and three children Max, Lucy, and Harry.

Emily Campia (she/her/hers), LCSW, Suffolk CARES Case Manager
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Emily is a social worker from the South Shore of Massachusetts and an alum of the University of New Hampshire. As a CARES Case Manager, she provides support and referrals to students in the Suffolk community tailored to their individual needs. Prior to coming to Suffolk, Emily worked at in a case management capacity with families of children matched with college athletic teams in a mentorship program. There, she saw both the excitement and challenges that college students experience throughout their time in school and became passionate about working to effect positive change on both a micro and macro level.

Emily has also worked with families, survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, student veterans, and both adults and children in therapeutic and case management settings. In her downtime, she loves craft projects and is an avid baker. She is excited to be part of the CARES team and Suffolk community!


Contact us if:

  • You have a question, concern, or problem and you are unsure where to go, or with whom to speak.
  • You are concerned about a student for any reason.
  • You will be out of class for a week or longer. You must also contact your instructors.
  • You have a problem that you need help resolving.
  • You are applying to graduate school or are transferring to another institution and need a letter of good standing or a dean's certification.
  • You are considering taking a leave of absence or withdrawing from the University.
  • You received a notice to appear from a dean to attend an administrative hearing for an alleged violation of the Community Standards.
  • You have a suggestion or idea about improving student life and would like to talk about it.

We'd love to hear from you!

Student Affairs Office Information

Dean of Students/Student Affairs
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108

Monday – Friday, 8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.