Assistant Dean of Students
DuJuan Smith currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Students at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), where he is responsible for managing the academic and non-academic student conduct system for 28,000 students and 300 student organizations. In the Spring of 2014, he traveled by sea to 12 countries in 4 months with 600 students as the Assistant Dean of Students for Semester at Sea. Prior to his assignment at sea, DuJuan served as the Assistant Dean of Students at the University of Houston, where he was selected as the “Outstanding New Professional of the Year” by the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. DuJuan’s first professional role in student affairs was as the Coordinator of Judicial Affairs at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, IL.
DuJuan completed his B.A. in Applied Sociology with a minor in Black Studies and M.S.Ed in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Northern Illinois University (NIU). He currently serves as a Member at Large for the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP) Board of Directors. NUFP is a mentoring program for undergraduate students to help them explore future careers in higher education and student affairs. He is the Illinois State Coordinator for the Association for Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA).
In his spare time, DuJuan works with individuals and organizations in developing their digital identity and social media presence. He is affiliated with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and currently resides in Chicago, IL.