The Dean’s Office provides central support to all College of the Environment units and is led by distinguished faculty and innovative professional staff. Areas of focus within the Dean’s Office include Advancement (private support and alumni relations), Academic Affairs, Diversity, Finance and Human Resources, Marketing and Communications, Planning and Initiatives and Research. These teams report to the Dean of the College, Lisa J. Graumlich.

The Dean’s Office is located in Ocean Sciences Building, with the Advancement Team located nearby in the Ocean Research Building II.