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Office of Student Life – Donald W. Reynolds Center Room 101
Extension 4041
Dean of Students

Procedures for withdrawing from the University also begin here. Students who are going to miss classes due to emergencies should notify this office. The student discipline process also begins here.

Office of Student Activities – Donald W. Reynolds Center Room 210
Extension 4925
Student Activities Administrator

New student orientation—B.A.M.—campus organizations, student government, and campus activities are the services and responsibilities of this office.

University Health Services – Donald W. Reynolds Center Room 214
Telephone 234-7176
Judy Hines, Director

University Health Services is staffed by a Nurse Practitioner and a R.N. Services provided by the Office of University Health Services include first aid, ambulance service, non-prescription medications, flu inoculations, and wellness clinic (blood pressure, etc.) Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Employment Resource Center – Donald W. Reynolds Center Room 217
Extension 4097
Wilma Williams, Director

The director of the employment resource center assists upcoming graduates with placement search, corporate interviews, and credential services. The Employment Resource Center is equipped with the latest technical tools for assisting students to prepare quality resumes and credentials. The Employment Resource Center also administers the Office of Student Employment for on-campus student employment.

Counseling and Testing Center – Donald W. Reynolds Center Room 216
Extension 4145
Paula Washington-Woods, Director

Paula Washington-Woods, Director of Counseling and Testing. Services provided by the Counseling and Testing Center include individual and group counseling and the administration of national tests (ACT, MCAT, GRE, etc.) The center also houses information for students seeking assistance with career planning. The Office of Disability Services is located in the Counseling and Testing Center. Students with disabilities are encouraged to register with the office.

Alcohol and Drug Prevention Team (A.D.A.P.T.)
Extension 4388
Steve Sutton, Coordinator

The purpose of the program is to educate students of the harmful effects of alcohol and drug abuse through educational programs. Mr. Sutton is available to assist faculty as a possible speaker with the no-class-cancellation policy. Mr. Sutton is also the athletic compliance coordinator for NCAA.
(Click on underscore to visit web page on A.D.A.P.T)

Enrollment Services – Nelson Hall Room 120
Extension 4040
Sarah Jennings, Dean of Enrollment Services

The Office of Enrollment Services supervises the admissions procedures for new and transfer undergraduate students. The recruiting activities include providing admissions materials to prospective students. The recruiting staff arranges for campus tours, classroom visits, and meetings and discussions with faculty in prospective students’ areas of interest. The recruiting staff visits high schools and junior colleges primarily in the southwest Arkansas, east Texas, and north Louisiana area.

Financial Aid – Nelson Hall Room 203
Extension 4023
Bronwyn Sneed, Director

The staff in the Office of Financial Aid can assist students and their families seeking information about financial aid. Applications for filing for federal or state assistance may be obtained in this office. The process of electronic submission of applications takes place in this office.

International Student Services – Nelson Hall Room 226
Extension 4082
Claudia Lyons, Director

Requests for information about SAU by prospective international students are processed through this office. This office handles the entire admission process for international students. The office is responsible for knowing and abiding by all Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations governing the admission and attendance of international students.

Academic Advising & Assistance Center-Nelson Hall Room 200
Extension 5175
Shelly Whaley, Director

Advising and scheduling assistance for all SAU students from beginning freshmen to those who accumulate 30 semester hours is provided by the center. Beginning freshmen are contacted to make appointments for advising and scheduling after they are accepted for admission.

Student Support Services – Wilson Hall Room 122
Extension 5113
Eunice Walker, Director

Free tutoring, the free supplemental instruction program, and assistance with the freshman seminar course are the services provided to students from the Student Support Services area.

Upward Bound – Bruce Center
Extension 4160
Jerry Thomas, Director

The SAU Upward Bound program is administered from the campus of SAU. The Upward Bound program assists selected high school students develop the academic skills and motivation that will help them to become successful college students.

University Police Department – Bruce Center
Extension 4100
Eric Plummer, Chief

This office provides law enforcement protection and building security for the University campus and its residents. The office also enforces parking regulations on the campus.

Multicultural Affairs and Student Advancement – Donald W. Reynolds Center Room 212
Extension 4046
Cledis Stuart, Director

The Office of Multicultural Services is involved in promoting an awareness of diversity and the multicultural nature of our society. Activities involve programs aimed at the recruitment and retention of underrepresented student groups.

Communications Center - Nelson 115
Extension 4026
Aaron Street, Director

The Communications Center strives to provide the best possible service in a timely manner to all SAU departments. Services offered by the Communications Center include the University Store, copy service, news releases, faculty/staff bulletin, promotional materials, and photographs. The Communications Center is located in Nelson Hall room 115. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Summer office hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information regarding any of the services listed above by the Communications Center, please call 870-235-4026.

Writing Center - Magale Library Room 101
Extension 4381
Shannin Schroeder, Director

The SAU Writing Center provides one-to-one assistance for writers from all backgrounds and disciplines at any stage of the writing process. This assistance comes from writing consultants, who are peers trained to read actively and who encourage students to take charge of their own work in order to improve their writing skills.

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
Overstreet Hall Room 116 – Extension 4012
Donna Allen, Vice President

The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs provides support and coordination for the student affairs departments mentioned above.


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