Dean McCavana has general responsibility for the welfare of graduate students and monitors students’ academic status, progress, and discipline. He oversees the Office of Student Affairs, GSAS Residence Halls, the Office of Student Services, and the Office of Residential Life in Dudley House. The Office of Student Affairs administers leave and travel applications, intra-Faculty of Arts and Sciences transfer applications, and readmission applications. Dean McCavana represents students in disciplinary cases before the Administrative Board. He coordinates orientation and registration activities. He represents the interests of GSAS students on numerous University-wide committees, including the Student Health Planning Committee.