Student Affairs / Dean of Students

Programs and departments reporting within the division of student affairs include a variety of areas related to services and facilities designed to enhance the quality of campus life for students, while promoting student learning and assisting students to become more effective in their academic pursuits.


Career Development Center

This center provides career and employment information and services to students and graduates to assist them in the pursuit of their chosen career goals. Bill Fletcher is the center director. The main office is located in room 328 of the Keathley University Center.

Counseling & Testing Services

Counseling & Testing Services welcomes students to make an appointment and talk about virtually any personal concern or question they might have. Dr. Jane Tipps is the director. The Counseling Office is in room 326-S of the Keathley University Center and the Testing Office is in Keathley University Center, room 107.

Disabled Student Services

Disabled Student Services offers a wide variety of services to students with disabilities. Dr. Lance Alexis, 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. Cricket Pimentel is the coordinator. Student Support Services is located in Keathley University Center, room 308.

Student moving in dorm 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.

Child Care Lab

The MTSU Child Care Lab serves as a daycare resource for our students who are parents, as well as providing pre-school teaching experiences for MTSU students. Nancy James serves as the center director.

Housing and Residential Life

Housing and Residential Life creates living/learning communities in on-campus residence halls and apartments that accommodate up to 3,400 MTSU students. Andy Bickers serves as Director of Housing and Residential Life. The main office is located in the Keathley University Center, room 300.

Judicial Affairs and Mediation Services

This office 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.

New Student and 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.

photo Student Health Services

MTSU 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. Visit Student Programming or contact the Student Programming Office, (615) 898-2551.

Student Unions

The MTSU 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. Cynthia Stone is the director. Her office is in room 107 of the Student Union Building. Visit Student Unions or contact the Student Unions Office, (615) 898-2551.