Student Experience

The Student Affairs team is here to provide students with a rewarding college experience. The department offers a variety of programs and services that embrace inclusion, integrity, and innovation for students who learn best by doing.

This includes:

The department is here to support Dunwoody students and help them build a community that leads to a great college experience.

Get involved!

While at Dunwoody, we encourage you to join one of our student groups on campus. Connecting with peers around academic interests or just for fun will enhance your overall college experience.

Student Resources

Title IX Concerns

You have the right to feel safe and respected at Dunwoody. If you or someone you know is experiencing sexual harassment or discrimination, please contact us as soon as possible.

Learn more about Title IX resources and how to report sexual misconduct.

Student Handbook

Learning/Disability Accommodations

We want to ensure that all students have an opportunity to be successful in college. If you require learning accommodations, please inform Dunwoody as soon as possible.

Learn more about accommodations at Dunwoody.

Pregnancy and Parenting Resources

Cornerstone
For domestic abuse or women’s advocacy
Crisis Hotline: 1.866.223.1111
Email: info@cornerstonemn.org
Address: 1000 E 80th St. Bloomington, MN 55420
Office Phone: 952.884.0376

Planned Parenthood
For health and pregnancy-related services
Phone: 612.823.6300
Address: 1200 Lagoon Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55408

University of Minnesota Community Health Care Center
For health and pregnancy related services
Phone: 612.301.3433
Address: 2001 Bloomington Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55404

For more information on how the College might assist you, please reach out to the Student Affairs office at studentaffairs@dunwoody.edu.

Know Your Rights
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex—including pregnancy and parental status—in educational programs and activities.

For more information on the ways Dunwoody must comply with Title IX, visit the U.S. Department of Education webpage.

Student Academic Probation And Warning (SAP) And Progression (PACE) Concerns

As a Dunwoody student, you are required to meet or exceed a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and successfully complete 67% of the courses attempted. If you fall short in either of those areas, a warning and probationary process may follow. Keep those grades up and go to class and this will never apply to you! If it does, we have a plan in place to get you back on track.

Student Code of Conduct

The Student Code of Conduct provides guidance on conduct that is not in accordance with Dunwoody’s mission. Such conduct is subject to sanction by the College.

View Dunwoody’s Student Code of Conduct.

Student Requests

If there are things we can do to enhance your college experience, please fill out the Student Request Form (Dunwoody login required) and schedule a meeting with the Dean of Students.

Vision

The Dunwoody Student experience reflects a highly engaged, comprehensive, student-centered environment where students’ mastery of their academic, social, and professional goals prepares them as leaders in their chosen career fields.

Mission

The mission of Dunwoody’s Student Affairs team is to inspire and support students’ academic and social engagement at the college through the cultivation of programs and services that demonstrate inclusion, integrity, and innovation grounded in a career-focused framework.

Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location

The Student Affairs team is located in the Pinska Center on the Green Level as well as the Career Services Center (Room 36) on the Green Level.

The Elftmann Student Success Center is located on the Black Level in room 52.

The Newkirk Learning Commons is located on the Blue Level.

Contact Student Affairs

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Kelli Sattler, Ed.D.

Dean of Students

Phone: 612.381.3437

ksattler@dunwoody.edu

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John Richardson

Associate Dean of Students

Phone: 612.381.8140

jrichardson@dunwoody.edu

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Molly Malone

Student Development & Wellness Coordinator

Phone: 612.381.3318

mmalone@dunwoody.edu

  • Student and family questions, requests, and overall support
  • Title IX Coordinator
  • Oversees the Division of Student Affairs, including direct supervision of Associate Dean of Students, Women’s Initiatives Coordinator, Head Librarian, and Associate Director of Student Success
  • Student Conduct
  • Work closely with Public Safety regarding student safety, behavioral concerns, and emergency responses
  • Online Student Engagement and Student Hub
  • Learning Accommodations
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) process management
  • Supervision of Residence Life & Retention Coordinator, Career Services Coordinator, New Student Retention Coordinator, and Student Development & Wellness Coordinator
  • Student Handbook
  • Student personal and professional health and well being
  • Students in crisis
  • Resource referrals
  • Community and college resources
  • Support students in Manufacturing, Robotics, Automotive Technology, Health Sciences, and School of Engineering
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Jonathon Moore

New Student Retention Coordinator

Phone: 612.381.3325

jmoore@dunwoody.edu

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Marcus Seraphine

Head Librarian

Phone: 612.381.3306

mseraphine@dunwoody.edu

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Jennifer Shaw-Spence

Assistant Librarian/Archivist

Phone: 612.381.3345

jshawspence@dunwoody.edu

  • New student support and engagement
  • Focused guidance for BIPOC and First Generation Students
  • Student Leadership Council
  • Support students in Computer Technology and Right Skills Now For Manufacturing

Learning Commons Tutorials

Library Catalog

  • Reference and instruction
  • Research help
  • Photo studio
  • Testing
  • PTK Honors Society
  • Archival research
  • Copyright information
  • Testing
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Eeris Fritz

Academic Support Specialist

Phone: 612.381.8122

efritz@dunwoody.edu

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Grace Bryan

Residential Life & Housing

Phone: 612.381.3073

brygra@dunwoody.edu

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Amber McCollow

Career Services Coordinator

Phone: 612.381.3322

amccollow@dunwoody.edu

Specialties

  • Student academic support
  • Peer Tutor Team (PT²) Supervisor
  • Expertise in mathematics, electronics & college study skills
  • Guided Study recitations
  • Bridge to Success seminars in mathematics and study skills
  • Community building
  • Residence life curriculum
  • Housing questions
  • Live-in, on-site residential support
  • Supporting students in Construction Sciences & Building Technology
  • Career coaching
  • Resume and cover letter development and review
  • Interview practice and preparation
  • LinkedIn profile review
  • Career Fairs and networking
  • Handshake, Dunwoody’s online job board
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Ashley Van Lieshout

Women’s Initiatives Coordinator

Phone: 612.381.8177

avanlieshout@dunwoody.edu

  • Industry mentorship
  • Women’s Resource Center
  • Women-focused outreach and partnerships
  • Supports students in School of Design