Office of Student Advocacy and Support

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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 & Support will engage students in a co-curricular experience that amplifies the institutional student learning outcomes throughout their career at the University of Toledo.

How we help our rockets

When a Rocket is in crisis, we're here for you. We provide emotional support and connect students to resources for academic and personal success. Students can setup 1:1 meetings to discuss their challenges and develop a holistic plan to meet their needs. 


If you are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms or if you test positive for COVID-19, the Office of Student Advocacy & Support will assist you with making all of the necessary arrangements while you are self-isolating or self-quarantining . Our office can be reached at 419.530.2471 or by emailing us at

All academic materials will be accessible remotely.  Instructions on how to obtain these resources will be outlined in the course syllabus.  College COVID Advocates are another great resource for you.  To learn who to contact in your academic college, please click here.

The institutional student learning outcomes and related progression of skills are as follows:

  1. Broad and Integrative Knowledge

    • Students will be able to explain campus resources and institutional policies
    • Students will be able to examine difficult situations impacting their life and ask questions for support
  2. Specialized Knowledge 

    • Students will demonstrate their comprehension of success resources 
    • Students will be able to solve difficult situation through restorative justice practices
  3. Intellectual Skills

    • Students will practice critical thinking skills to evaluate their needs 
    • Students will demonstrate professional communication skills to identify barriers to success 
  4. Civic and Global Learning

    • Students will develop awareness around human insecurities and responsible citizenship in a global society 
    • Students will be able to openly share different views and perspectives 
  5. Applied and Collaborative Learning

    • Students will practice collaborations skills by working alongside campus partners
    • Students will apply specific knowledge to difficulties to effectively shape success 


The Office of Student Advocacy & Support utilizes restorative justice-based practices to assist students in crisis. We are committed to work alongside our students through difficulties and connect resources for academic and personal success. 

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Meet our Team

Our team of professional and student-staff members are dedicated to student support services. We are here for every Rocket! Learn more

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Rocket Fuel 

Nearly 39% of colleges students in the U.S. are food insecure. The food pantries create sustainable resources to meet our student food needs to help them succeed. Learn more

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Submit a Rocket Care Report

Are you concerned about a student? We follow up with students to provide resources and ensure their well-being! Learn more

Last Updated: 4/13/23