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Division of Student Affairs & Services

Student Affairs Units

Tangeman University Center (TUC).

The functional areas within Student Affairs identify and respond to the educational, developmental, and service needs of all students by: 

  • promoting academic success;
  • providing leadership opportunities and experiences inside and outside the classroom;
  • encouraging inclusion and involvement in the UC community and beyond; and
  • advocating for students.

Associate Vice President &
Dean of Student Affairs

Frank H. Bowen, Jr.

Frank H. Bowen, Jr.
745 Steger Student Life Center

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Academic Excellence & Support Services

Felicia Wallace, Director University Student Affairs

Disability Services

210 University Pavilion
513-556-6823; 513-556-3277 TTY
Michael Southern

  • Disability-related advising
  • Support services and accommodations
  • Sign language Interpreters and CART writers 
  • Resources and referrals
Learning Assistance Center

2441 French Hall West
Lauren Clark

  • Academic Coaching and Tutoring
  • Supplemental Instruction
  • Cincinnati Pride Grant Advising
  • BEARchats Conversation Partners Program
  • Writing Tutoring at the Academic Writing Center (located in 149 McMicken)
Testing Services

100 University Pavilion
Heidi Pettyjohn

  • Computer-based testing lab
  • Paper/pencil testing facility
  • Course Placement & Internet-based exams
  • Outside proctoring
Veterans Programs & Services

230 University Pavilion
Jack Johnson


Career Development Center

Katrina Jordan, Director

140 University Pavilion

  • Career Resources
  • Professional Development Courses
  • Career planning workshops, classes, individual career counseling, and Career Navigator
  • Employer on-campus recruiting
  • Career fairs


Diversity & Community Relations

Eric Abercrumbie, Director University Student Affairs


Health & Wellness

Tow Yau, Director

Counseling and Psychological Services

225 Calhoun Street
Suite 200
Tow Yau

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Outreach/psycho-educational programs across campus
  • Consultation to faculty, staff, family, friends concerned about a student
  • Participation in university response to critical situations
Wellness Center

675 Steger Student Life Center 
Ph:   513-556-6124
Fax:  513-556-4543
Regan Johnson

  • Provides resources and opportunities
  • Disseminates information
  • Educates the university community about health and wellness
  • Works to create an environment that promotes, encourages, and supports healthy decisions, behaviors and lifestyles.


Inclusion & Retention

Cheri Westmoreland, Director University Student Affairs

African American Cultural and Resource Center

1st Floor 60 West Charlton
Ewaniki Moore-Hawkins

  • BASE Program
  • Short-term advising
  • Black cultural programming
  • Computer station and meeting areas available
Ethnic Programs and Services

522 Steger Student Life Center 
Brandi Elliott

  • Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program
  • Short-term advising
  • Student of color programming
LGBTQ Center

565 Steger Student Life Center
Leisan Smith


Support for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or who are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity

  • Resource library
  • Safe space
McNair Program

140 University Pavilion
513 556-2890

Cheri Westmoreland

  • Federal Trio Program
  • Assists undergraduate students from low income households, first generation college students and members of an under-represented ethnic group in graduate school
  • Assists in preparation for doctoral studies through various scholarly activities

Leadership & Engagement

Nicole Mayo, Director University Student Affairs

Center for Community Engagement

2639 Clifton Avenue (Stratford Heights)
Kathy Brown

  • Service learning
  • Volunteer opportunities and community service
  • Servant leadership development
  • Alternative Winter and Spring Breaks
Student Activities and Leadership Development

455 Steger Student Life Center 
Nicole Mayo

  • Leadership development, education and conferences
  • Student organization registration, regulation and promotion
  • Campus programs and event planning
  • Diversity education and the Racial Awareness Program
  • Fraternity and sorority life
  • Club sports
  • Student government
  • Campus involvement opportunities and resources
Women's Center

571 Steger Student Life Center 
Barb Rinto 

  • Support groups — for lesbian, gay, bisexual students or any students who are exploring their sexual orientation and survivors of sexual assault and any other support group specific to the needs of women and LBGT students
  • Sexual Assault Prevention Programming and Intervention Services
  • Peer Advocate Program and 24-hour Sexual Violence Crisis Hotline (513 218-9531)
  • Center Programs Include: Women’s History Month, Annual C-Ring Award, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Body Acceptance Week and LGBTQ Visibility Week and Safe Zone Training
  • Volunteer and internship opportunities available
  • Student Parent Support
  • Resource library and student lounge

AVP & Dean of Students

Frank Bowen

UC Bearcat Bands

Rockwern Band Center, Suite 2100 

  • Marching Band
  • Pep Band
  • Concert Band
  • Satellite groups (Jazz Band, Winter Drumline & Guard, Ensembles)
Resident Education and Development

203 Scioto Hall
Daniel Cummins

  • Housing in Calhoun, Campus Recreation Center, Dabney, Daniels, Schneider, Siddall, Stratford and Turner Halls
  • Living-learning units and special-interest housing
  • Professional, graduate, and student staff of residence halls
  • Educational, social and community service programs and events
  • In-hall academic support and faculty involvement
  • 24-hour safety/security and service measures and policy enforcement
  • Residence Hall Association, hall government groups, and resident leadership opportunities
  • Student employment opportunities
  • Home Pages annual handbook
Office of University Judicial Affairs

745 Steger Student Life Center 
Ph: 513-556-6814, 513-556-2203
Fax: 513 556-1458
Daniel Cummins 

  • Adjudication of alleged violations of the UC Student Code of Conduct
  • Promotion of student rights, responsiblity and a just community
  • Promotion of development of healthy and productive choices
  • Promotion of responsible and ethical behavior by the university community
  • Protection of opportunities for students to attain their education
  • Protection of the physical and mental health, safety and welfare of the university community members
  • Protection of individual property rights of all
UC Early Learning Center

3310 Ruther Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220 
Kristina Speidel

  • Affordable child care and education for children of UC students, faculty, staff and the at-large community
  • Scholarships available for low income student parents
  • Multi-cultural curriculum
  • Accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Program and licensed by the State of Ohio and the Cincinnati Health Department


Divisional Support

Associate to the Vice President
Kathy Riehle

Business Affairs
Debbie Weinstein

Commencement & Convocation
Melva Karnes

IT Support
Greg Crase

Parents Association
Samantha Foltz