Student Affairs / Dean of Students

Programs and departments reporting within the division of student affairs include a variety of areas designed to enhance the quality of campus life for students. Our student services and facilities promote student learning, support student success, and create connections to campus life.

Dr. Debra Sells serves as the Vice President for Student Affairs and Vice Provost for Enrollment and Academic Services. Sarah Sudak serves as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Both of them have offices in the Keathley University Center, room 212.

Career Development Center

The Career Development Center provides career and employment information and services to students and graduates to assist them in the pursuit of their chosen career goals. Beka Crocket is the director, and their main office is located in room 328 of the Keathley University Center.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services welcomes students to make an appointment and talk about virtually any personal concern or question they might have. Mary Kaye Anderson is the director. The Counseling Office is in room 326-S of the Keathley University Center.

Disability & Access Center

The Disability & Access Center offers a wide variety of services to students with disabilities. Kevin States, director of the program, and his staff will assist in determining and providing appropriate accommodations best suited to help our students be successful on campus. The office is in room 120 of the Keathley University Center.

Student-Athlete Enhancement Center

The Student-Athlete Enhancement Center provides tutoring, advising, and other academic support services for MTSU athletes. Todd Wyant is director of the center. The center is located on the southwest corner of Floyd Stadium.

Student Support Services (TRIO)

Student Support Services is 100% federally funded by the US Dept of Education and serves low income and academically at risk students. Their mission is to increase the retention and graduation rates of program participants. Melissa Towe is the director. Student Support Services is located in Keathley University Center, room 308.

Veterans & Military Family Center

The Veterans & Military Family Center assists current military, veterans and family members move from military to college. Hilary Miller serves as the director. The Center is located in Keathley University Center, room 124.


Campus Recreation

The Campus Recreation department provides a comprehensive program of recreational activities for MTSU students. Charlie Gregory is the director of Campus Recreation which also houses the Cheerleading office. Campus Rec is located in the Health, Wellness & Recreation Center.

Housing & Residential Life

Housing and Residential Life creates living/learning communities in on-campus residence halls and apartments that accommodate up to 3,000 students. Michelle Safewright is the director.  The main office is located in the Keathley University Center, room 300.

New Student & Family Programs

The office of New Student and Family Programs coordinates the MTSU new student orientation program known as CUSTOMS. They're in charge of Convocation, and they sponsor the Parents Association, Family Weekend, and the Distinguished Lecture Program.

Gina Poff is the Director of New Student and Family Programs. Their office is in room 326 of the Keathley University Center.

Office of Student Conduct

The Office of Student Conduct seeks to promote student learning, growth, and development by increasing awareness of the University's expectations of behavior, holding students accountable for violations of these expectations, and developing educational sanctions designed to help students learn from their mistakes.

Laura Sosh-Lightsy is the Assistant Dean of Students and is located in Keathley University Center, room 208.

Student Health Services

MTSU's Student Health Services treats minor illnesses and injuries on an outpatient basis much like a doctor's office. Richard Chapman is the director. They are located in the Health, Wellness & Recreation Center.

Student Programming

Student Programming plans and schedules programs and major events that are brought to campus. Rich Kershaw is the director. His office is in room 340 of the Student Union Building. Contact the Student Programming Office at (615) 898-2551.

Student Union Facilities

MTSU's Student Union Facilities provide convenient, high-quality facilities and efficient services to support University programs and community. The union facilities are designed to enhance campus life and advance the University’s educational mission.

Justin Reed is the director. His office is in room 142 of the Student Union Building, and he can be reached at (615) 898-2591.


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