Student Affairs Services
Office of Student Life – Donald W. Reynolds Center Room 101
Dean of Students
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
Student Activities Administrator
New student orientation—B.A.M.—campus organizations, student
government, and campus activities are the services and responsibilities of this
University Health Services – Donald W. Reynolds Center Room 214
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
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
Counseling and Testing Center – Donald W. Reynolds Center Room 216
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.)
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
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
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
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
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
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.
– Bruce Center
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 –
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
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
Communications Center - Nelson 115
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
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
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.