Faculty Guide to Student Affairs Services

This page specifically serves as a resource for SF faculty. The purpose is to provide an at-a-glance overview of the services that we offer and a guide to help make appropriate referrals to Student Affairs offices. This one stop shop lists the name of each Student Affairs office, along with its mission, reasons why students should be referred there, and the name of the Coordinator or Director.


Admissions

Coordinator, Advising and Processing
Gayle Jones
R-101
352-395-5226

Mission

Provides assistance to prospective, new, and current students through recruitment and outreach efforts.

Refer for

  • Application process
  • Residency for tuition purposes
  • High School Transcript (validity/invalidity) issues
  • New Student Orientation appointments and overrides
  • Campus Tours
  • askSantaFe questions, including chat and Email inquiries
  • Recruitment events
  • B.O.L.D. and P.A.S.S. student admission
  • Student Ambassador Program

Advisement Center

Director
Kim Fugate-Roberts

R-212
352-395-5510

Mission

Provide direction, information, and support to help students transition successfully into college life and assists them in acquiring the knowledge, skills and values essential for academic goal setting.

Refer for

  • All AA, AAS, AS, students to make sure that they are on track and making appropriate progress.
  • Students that need an AA advisor's approval to take a CLEP exam.
  • The Advisement Center in R-201 serves only AA students. AS, AAS, and VC student receive academic advising from their particular areas.
  • Students who place into two or more Prep Classes receive advising through Exploratory and Developmental Education Advisement.
  • Students to receive help in selecting a program of study and advisement track that is appropriate for the university and major they wish to transfer into.
  • Students for help in creating an Education Plan for each semester of enrollment.
  • Students seeking AA course substitutions which need petitions handling through the Advisement Center which need approval by the department chairs and Records.

Please contact us if you have questions or concerns. You are welcome to work through your department liaison or Dr. Fugate-Roberts.


Athletics, Intramurals, Recreational Sports and Fitness Center

Director
Jim Keites
V-Building, Gymnasium
352-395-5536

Athletics Program Specialist
Scott Jamison
V-Building, Gymnasium
352-395-5616

Mission

Prepares student-athletes to be successful college students, stronger athletes and all around better individuals and to provide all faculty, staff and students of Santa Fe College services of athletic competition and health and wellness in a fair and equitable manner.

Refer for

  • Intramural sport offerings
  • Recreational and club sport offerings
  • Health and Wellness facility information
  • Intercollegiate Athletics participation opportunities

Career Resource Center

Director
Dr. Kim Fugate-Roberts
R-213
352-395-5510

Coordinator
Jimmy Yawn
R-217
352-395-4121

Mission

Provide assistance and instruction regarding career opportunities résumé preparation, conducting effective job searches and employability skills development are available.

Refer for

  • Students that are unsure of a career path and/or academic path.
  • Information about careers and the world of work.
  • Students wanting to explore other institutions of higher education.

Center for Student Leadership & Activities

Director
Dr. Tracey Reeves
S Building, 1st Floor Lobby
352- 395-5912

Mission

Creating & supporting opportunities for involvement, leadership, and service on campus & in the community.

Refer for

  • Santa Fe College IDs
  • Carpool lot decals
  • Parking ticket appeals
  • Equipment loan, including IT-83+ calculators
  • Free cap & gown borrowing
  • Student organizations
  • Student Government
  • Rec Room
  • Voter registration
  • Student Life Art Gallery
  • Campus ministries
  • Leadership training
  • Cultural, wellness, and diversity programming
  • Santa Fe College Hall of Fame
  • Student Awards Night
  • Santa Fe Entrepreneurship Academy
  • Financial Literacy assistance

Counseling Center

Director
Dr. Kim Fugate-Roberts
R-213
352-395-5510

Information
R-227
352-395-5510

Mission

Provide career counseling, academic counseling, personal counseling and crisis intervention, outreach and consultation.

Refer for

  • Suggestions for topics to present for the Living Learning Workshops each semester.
  • If a student is in crisis (especially if he/she has expressed thoughts of harming him/herself) please assist the student in getting connected with the Counseling Center immediately!
  • Students needing personal, career, or academic counseling.
  • Students with academic concerns outside of the realm of course selection, course sequence and transfer requirements can often find assistance here.
  • Students who need help with time management, test anxiety, and/or study skills.
  • Any student in need of crisis intervention.

Disabilities Resource Center

Coordinator
Claudia Connelly
S-229
352-395-4400

Mission

Establish and deliver reasonable, equitable academic adjustments and services for students with disabilities and serve as a resource to the college and community on disability matters.

Refer for

  • Accommodation and service plan for any type of disability
  • Alternative exam proctoring
  • Adaptive software and hardware for access
  • Alternative format course materials (enlarged, audio, braille, tactile)
  • Sign language interpreting and captioning
  • Assistive Listening device
  • Note-taking service
  • Accessible computer workstations
  • Adaptive furniture in classrooms and labs
  • Counseling on disability-related issues
  • Campus and community resources for disability-related needs
  • Learning disabilities testing referral
  • Course substitution petitions - students with disabilities
  • PERT/CPT accommodations
  • Campus accessibility issues
  • Challenges implementing accommodations

Financial Aid

Special FAQ for faculty

Director
Kamia Mwango
Building R, Room 122
352-395-5932

Associate Director
Richard Anderson
Building R, Room 122
352-381-7032

Client Services Coordinator
Rabecca Hall
Building R, Room 122
352-381-5476

Mission

To support the mission and vision of the College, the Financial Aid Office facilitates access to education by providing excellent financial aid and financial literacy service and guidance while being responsible, compliant stewards of federal, state and institutional funds.

Refer For

  • Applying for Financial Aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Questions regarding Financial Aid status
  • Types of Financial Aid available
  • Federal Work Study
  • Verification (additional documents or information being requested)
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) – How academic performance affects financial aid
  • Financial aid appeals for extenuating circumstances
  • Student loan information and financial literacy assistance

Student Life

Director
Dr. Tracey Reeves


International Student Services

Coordinator
Dr. Christine Frank
R-101
352-395-5504

Mission

Provide information and assistance to prospective, new, and current international students and ensuring Immigration and Homeland Security compliance.

Refer for

  • Assistance with international admissions
  • Assistance with online international application
  • Assistance with immigration compliance issues
  • International check-in process

Multicultural Students Center

Director
Dr. Tracey Reeves

Coordinator
Myrna Cabrera-Rivero
S-135
352- 395-5807

Mission

Creating & supporting opportunities for involvement, leadership, and service on campus & in the community.

Refer for

  • Admissions assistance for international students and American students raised in other countries
  • Supplemental Orientation for international students and American students raised in other countries
  • Academic Advising for international students and American students raised in other countries
  • Personal Counseling for international students and American students raised in other countries
  • Cultural programming

Office of Civic Engagement & Service

Director
Dr. Tracey Reeves

Coordinator
Vacant
S-137
352- 381-3660

Mission

Creating & supporting opportunities for involvement, leadership, and service on campus & in the community.

Refer for

  • Volunteering in the community
  • Service Projects (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Into the Streets, Hands on Gainesville)
  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Volunteer Fair
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • FreeCycle

Office of Diversity

Coordinator, College Achievement Program
Elizabeth O’Reggio
S-112

Contact Info for Services/Programs
352-395-5486

Mission

The mission of the Office of Diversity is building partnerships that support educational access and opportunities for diverse populations, enhancing student success, promoting and fostering cross-cultural understanding, and diversity education.

Refer for

  • Schedule tutoring in English, writing, math (students are required to complete a tutoring application).
  • Apply for PT tutoring positions in English, writing, reading, math, (preference for students that can tutor multiple subjects and can also serve as a peer mentors).
  • Desire to converse about cultural and/or diversity issues.
  • Term-to-term persistence advisement. Contact info: 352-395-5486/Dontray Rollins
  • Interest in participating in Global Roundtable discussions.

Records Office

Registrar
Mike Hutley
R-113
352-395-4177

Mission

Guides students in the successful navigation of their learning experience and protecting the integrity of their records.

Refer for

  • Transcript Evaluation - Evaluation of all incoming transcripts in determining equivalencies of SF coursework. Credit posting for AP, CELP and IB.
  • Transcript and Verification Requests - Processes outgoing SF transcripts and verifies student enrollment information.
  • Petitions - Petitions for late withdrawals and drop with refunds.
  • Residency - Residency Reclassifications
  • Disciplinary - Admission and re-admit petitions
  • Appeals - Appeals for 3rd attempt fee reduction, 4th attempt appeals, and 'C' or better
  • Student Services Lab - Access and support for students who need to register, apply for admission or readmission, complete the online FAFSA application, and all eSantaFe access functions
  • Graduation - Process all AAS, AS, AA and BAS degree applications and award degrees.
  • FERPA/Privacy of Student Records
  • Registration issues, schedule adjustments, late adds, etc.

Special FAQ for faculty


Student Health Care Center

Director
Dr. Tracey Reeves

Registered Nurse
Bruce Major
S-120
352- 381-3777

Mission

Creating & supporting opportunities for involvement, leadership, and service on campus & in the community.

Refer for

  • Flu shots
  • Immunizations
  • Blood pressure checks
  • First aid
  • Physical examinations as required for programs of study
  • Annual GYN exams
  • Prescriptions for contraceptives
  • Morning after pills (over the counter)
  • Treatment and/or referral for many common maladies ( e.g. strep throat, UTI, asthma, pinkeye)
  • Referrals to local health care providers for advanced care and services
  • Referrals to area specialists for advanced health care
  • Tobacco cessation counseling

Student Legal Services

Director
Dr. Tracey Reeves

Lawyer
Jan Bendik
S-132
352- 395-5912

Mission

Creating & supporting opportunities for involvement, leadership, and service on campus & in the community.

Refer for

  • Matters related to Consumer Law, Family Law, and Public Benefits
  • Matters related to Housing/Landlord/Tenants
  • Matters related to Wills/Probate
  • Assistance with sealing/expungement of criminal records
  • Mediation services

Student Support Services

Coordinator
Carlos F. Iriarte
352-395-5067

Mission

Provides services to low income & first generation and/or disabled students seeking an AA degree and transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Refer for

  • Academic advisement
  • Assistance in course selection
  • College visits.
  • One on one tutoring in all math and science classes.
  • Transfer advisement.