Montana State University

Office of the Dean of Students

Qualified, Caring Staff

The Office of the Dean of Students is home to several programs and staffed by qualified and caring indviduals. Our staff advocates for students, enforces the Student Code of Conduct, assists in times of personal trauma, partners with families, provides oversight to our fraternities and sororities, and encourages student engagement and growth. Please feel free to contact us at any time.

Dr. Matt Caires

Dr. Matthew Caires
Dean of Students

Aaron Grusonik

Aaron Grusonik
Associate Dean of Students

Erin Macdonald Peck, M.Ed Erin Macdonald Peck
Assistant Dean of Students
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Terra Cusack Terra C. Shewmaker
Interim Assistant Dean of Students
Parent & Family Association
Adam Arlint

Adam Arlint
Assistant to the Dean


Jennifer Joyce
Assistant to the Vice President for Student Success