Dhaval (THE-vul) Patel

Associate Director for Campus Life Operations


Office Location:Anderson University Center - Room 163

  • Professional
  • Biography


  • Master of Science in Education, Higher Education Administration, University of Kansas
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona


Campus Life Responsibilities

  • Design and Implementation of Housing systems and processes (room selection, move in and move out)
  • Management of Occupancy
  • Data reporting to division and university around housing and occupancy
  • Housing Access (Keys and swipe card)
  • Marketing, website design
  • Winter Break Housing
  • Supervise the Campus Life Operations Manager

Student Life Responsibilities

  • PLUS 100 Instructor¬†
  • Administrator On-Call (Campus Crisis Response)


Dhaval has worked at PLU since the summer of 2019. Prior to PLU, Dhaval earned his M.S.E in Higher Education Administration from the University of Kansas, while also working a graduate assistantship for KU Student Housing. Dhaval grew up in Southern California and likes to spend his time obsessing over Sports, Anime, and Videogames.