Steve Linhart currently serves as the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Dean of Students. He is responsible for administering the student code of conduct, providing advocacy and outreach to the student population, and coordinating the UCCS Student Response Team. Steve became the Dean of Students in July 2012. Steve came to UCCS in December 2000 working as a police officer in the Department of Public Safety. He was promoted to Deputy Chief in 2004. In September 2007 he left Public Safety to become the Executive Director of Judicial Affairs and Student Services. He also served as the Emergency Manager beginning in 2010 for two years, eventually becoming the Dean of Students in July 2012.
Prior to his career at UCCS, Steve was a Patrol Deputy for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, and worked in the non-profit field with the Junior League of Colorado Springs and the Southern Colorado Arthritis Foundation. He is a 1983 graduate of the U. S. Air Force Academy, leaving the service in 1990. He graduated from UCCS with an MPA in 1992.