The dean's office is responsible for the students' wellbeing, and aims to provide a supportive and constructive environment, as well as a warm and caring home for all. The dean's office handles all personal, administrative and financial issues concerning students, while maintaining an ongoing dialog with internal academic and administrative offices at SCE, as well as necessary external entities. Mentorships, scholarships, student loans, ongoing academic and psychological support are all part of the dean's office activities. Within this framework operate the student welfare department, the center for student assistance and the social outreach division. The door of the dean's office is always open to students, and is committed to assisting them in dealing with any issue, personal or academic; it is here to ensure they are able to focus on their studies and achieve their goals.