Student Affairs

The Student Affairs Division supports students and the College by collaborating to provide inclusive programming and services, focused on broadening access to education and developing students’ lifelong skills for success.

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Jane Frisch
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Jane Vangsness Frisch
Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kijia Homes
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Kijia Homes
Student Affairs Office Manager

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Admission

The Admission Office is responsible for assisting in the coordination and supervision of admission activities for all NDSCS students working closely with the recruitment staff to ensure seamless and timely information flow to and from students for admission decisions

Registrar
Mike Paolini

Mike Paolini
Registrar

 

The Registrar’s Office is responsible for coordinating on campus and distance education registration, student records, grades, transcripts and graduation for both on-campus and distance education students. The Registrar’s Office will work closely with Enrollment Services staff and other NDSCS departments to implement strategies for enrollment growth, student learning and development and avenues to create revenue generating opportunities.

Financial Aid
Shelley Blome

Shelley Blome
Director of Financial Aid

 

The Financial Aid Office is responsible for establishing and adhering to appropriate dispersals, record keeping, reporting, and verification procedures as well as the data entry function necessary to support the program.

Institutional Effectiveness
Heather Retzer

Heather Retzer
Lead Research Analyst & Assessment Coordinator

 

IThe Office of Institutional Effectiveness facilitates and monitors a comprehensive, continuous, and integrated system of planning, assessment, and evaluation, and oversees the management and operation of research, assessment and internal and external data reporting.  It provides a centralized body of evidence that the institution is achieving its goals, supports a culture of evidence that provides data and analysis for data-driven decision making, and oversees accountability and accreditation processes.

Student & Residential Life
Melissa Johnson

 

Melissa Johnson
Executive Director of Residential & Student Life

 

Student and Residential Life is responsible for assisting students in building a foundation for holistic personal and academic success.

Student Success Center

Lisa Wixo
Lisa Wixo
Director for Student Success & Career Services

 

Erin Johnson
Erin Johnson
Student Support Coordinator
Mindy Tayer
Mindy Tayer
Director of Academic Counseling

The Student Success Center is available for Academic Help & Questions, Tutoring, Class schedule changes, Academic Program changes, Veterans (VA Benefit Assistance), Student Concerns and Complaints, Career Planning & job search assistance, Test Center, Accessibility Services, and Student Advocate.