Frost House Student Services

The Frost House is home to a variety of services that support students. These include the C.A.R.E. program, student rights and responsibilities related to student conduct, information for parents and families, and references/verifications.

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students responds to the informational and personal concerns of students and oversees the protection of student rights. The office plays a major role in promoting and upholding the shared values and ideals of the Plymouth State University community.

Contact Information:
Jeff Furlone, Dean of Students
Email: jfurlone@plymouth.edu or Call at 603-535-2206.
Student Rights & Code of Conduct

To learn more about student rights and the student code of conduct, click here.

Academic Student Advocate & Policy Advisor

The Academic Student Advocate (ASA) is a part of an inter-divisional team for academic affairs and student affairs located in Frost House. The ASA provides advice, guidance, and support for students in matters that may affect their academic standing or progress toward a degree. The academic student advocate works collaboratively with other campus offices to resolve both simple and complex issues in a timely and efficient manner, and may be consulted for issues including but not limited to:

Policies related to these issues and requests can be found in the Academic Catalog corresponding to the year a student started at Plymouth State.

The academic student advocate also provides assistance and guidance to faculty in policy matters. The advocate is a consulting member of the Academic Affairs Committee, which is a principal policy making committee in faculty governance.

The academic student advocate position is currently held by Dr. David Zehr. Dr. Zehr is a tenured member of the Psychology faculty and spent ten years as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs prior to assuming the role.

Contact information:
Dr. David Zehr, Academic Student Advocate & Policy Advisor
Email: zehr@plymouth.edu or Call: 603-535-3294
Leave of Absence Form

Read First – Financial Aid Implications of Withdrawing or taking a Leave of Absence

Current Active Students, Not for New Incoming Students, or Students requesting to work remotely – Leave of Absence from Plymouth State University Form

Students Involuntarily Called to Active Duty – USNH Policy

Undergraduate & Graduate Students – Withdrawal/Inactivity from the University, Readmission, Reactivation Policies

Prior to leaving, students must inform the Academic Student Advocate of their intention to take a Leave of Absence from the University by submitting a PSU Leave of Absence online form and booking an appointment.

To book an appointment, please stop into the Frost House or call 603.535.2206
or contact directly:
Dr. David Zehr, Academic Student Advocate & Policy Advisor
Email: zehr@plymouth.edu or Call: 603-535-3294
Student Withdrawal Form

Read First – Financial Aid Implications of Withdrawing or taking a Leave of Absence

Current Active Students Only – Withdrawal from Plymouth State University Form

Students Involuntarily Called to Active Duty – USNH Policy

Undergraduate & Graduate Students – Withdrawal/Inactivity from the University, Readmission, Reactivation Policies

Prior to leaving, students must inform the Academic Student Advocate of their intention to withdraw from the University by submitting a PSU Survey/Withdrawal form and booking an appointment.

Withdrawing from the University prior to the beginning of the final examination period, when all University obligations have been met, means that students’ academic records are not adversely affected by the semester in which they withdraw. A notation of W will be recorded on students’ transcripts. If students withdraw after the beginning of the final examination period, without taking final examinations, failing grades will be recorded on students’ transcripts for the semester in which they withdrew.

To book an appointment, please stop into the Frost House or call 603.535.2206.
or contact directly:
Dr. David Zehr, Academic Student Advocate & Policy Advisor
Email: zehr@plymouth.edu or Call: 603-535-3294
Excused Absence Policy and Fair Grading Policy
Academic Integrity Policy

The full Academic Integrity Policy can be found in this PDF.

Academic Integrity Policy Incident Report Form

For faculty and staff to report, Academic Integrity Policy Violations.

Contact information for any questions:

Dr. David Zehr, Academic Student Advocate & Policy Advisor
Email: zehr@plymouth.edu or Call: 603-535-3294

Title IX and Sexual Assault/Harassment

Plymouth State University is committed to providing all students, staff, and faculty with an academic environment that is free of discrimination and/or harassment. The University expects all faculty, staff and students to engage in behavior and conduct that is appropriate, respectful, and responsible for a collegial, discrimination and harassment-free environment built upon trust, integrity, and fairness. PSU, in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations, will not tolerate discrimination and/or harassment against any person based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, by faculty, staff or students because such behavior is unlawful, disrespectful, and undermines the spirit of PSU’s mission.

Learn more here.

C.A.R.E. Form Program

The Plymouth State University C.A.R.E. program provides holistic intervention and resource referral to connect students to appropriate campus and local resources supporting their success at PSU.

Through the use of a reporting tool, the C.A.R.E. form, faculty, staff, students, and family members are able to alert the Dean of Students office when a student may be in need or when they may have experienced an emergency or significant incident impacting their ability to succeed- temporarily or long term- in the campus environment.

Learn more here.


Frost House staff work collaboratively with the following offices.

Campus Accessibility Services

Plymouth State Counseling Center

Center for Student Success

Health Services