University College Advising Center

Heather Spell Arrington

Assistant Director

University Withdrawals, UCAC Programs & Front Desk Operations

Campus Box 94
Office: McFarland Building
Phone: (615) 898-2339

  • M.A. College Student Development, Appalachain State University
  • B.A. Speech Communication, Meredith College

  • Assistant Director, University College Advising Center - August 2010-Present
  • Advisor, University College Advising Center, September 2008-August 2010
  • Assistant Director, Leadership & Service, Middle Tennessee State University, February 2008-September 2008
  • Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions, Middle Tennessee State University, August 2006 - February 2008
  • Associate Director, Student Involvement & Leadership, East Carolina University
  • Assistant Director, Student Leadership Development Programs, East Carolina University

Some special accomplishments:
  • Member of National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)
  • Active member of the North Carolina College Personnel Association (NCCPA) from 2001-2006 and held several leadership roles including President (2005-2006)
  • Active member of America College Personnel Association (ACPA)
  • Member of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society
  • Honorary Member of Golden Key National Honor Society

Areas of interest outside of campus:
  In my spare time I enjoy spending time with friends and family including my husband Troy (who also works at MTSU) and daughter Grace. I am an avid scrapbooker and I love to shop.

What I like about MTSU and its students:
  I really like that MTSU students are open to learning and trying new things. I enjoy getting to know the students I work with and learning what they enjoying getting out of life.

What you can expect from me:
  You can expect an advisor who loves working with students and has your best interest at heart. If I don't know the answer, I will find out!! My door is always open for students who need me .