Office of Student Advocacy and Support

The Office of Student Advocacy and Support Staff serves as a resource in clarifying institutional policies and procedures for students regarding their options.

ABOut our office

The college experience can be stressful and challenging for students. However, when a difficult situation interferes with a student's personal wellness, we work alongside students to empower success. The Office of Student Advocacy and Support in the Dean of Students Office:

  • Helps alleviate unnecessary pressures students face in the attainment of their goals
  • Investigates complaints confidentially to achieve equitable resolutions
  • Develops student-centered restorative advocacy plans for personal and academic achievement
  • Addresses questions or concerns about utilizing campus resources
  • Clarifies institutional policies and procedures 

Mission

The Office of Student Advocacy & Support seeks to connect students through a restorative justice based model that empowers students in crisis to participate in a plan for student success. We are committed to working alongside our students by serving as a visible resource for academic and personal achievement.  

HOW CAN WE HELP?

  • Academic distress
  • CliftonStrengths Coaching 
  • Concerning or unsafe behavior
  • Death or illness of a family member
  • Financial distress
  • Food insecurity
  • Homelessness or loss of housing
  • Hospitalization
  • Identifying campus resources
  • Mental health needs
  • Personal development
  • Relationship distress
  • Student health care concerns 
Last Updated: 3/19/20