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Office of Student Development

Welcome to the Office of Student Development

Student Development is one of SMCC’s main departments on campus. We oversee all resources and issues related to student life, and are devoted to serving all students, to ensure that the learning environment on campus is conducive to attainment of your academic goals.

For students, this can include anything from Financial Aid to Career Services. We offer many support services for students, including specialized support for re-entry students and students with disabilities.

Our office is also responsible for resolving issues concerning student behavior and enforcement of SMCC’s Code of Conduct. A complete listing of student rules and regulations can be found in the SMCC Catalog.

We are knowledgeable about the changing needs and backgrounds of our students, and seek to use emerging technologies to serve you better. Student Development management includes professional staff members committed to diversity and excellence. We work diligently to ensure student success!

The Vice President of Student Development also provides direct leadership for the following:

  • Academic Advisement
  • Athletics & Fitness
  • Career Services
  • Disability Resources & Services
  • Financial Aid
  • First-Year Experience
  • Recruitment & Outreach
  • Registration & Records
  • Student Life & Leadership
  • Student Rights & Responsibilities
  • TRIO Programs
  • Veterans Services

Contact Information

Dr. Osaro Ighodaro
Vice President of Student Development
Title IX Coordinator
ADA/Section 504 Coordinator

Guy Goodman
Dean of Enrollment Services

Dr. Michael Mader
Student Services Analyst, Sr.
Student Rights & Responsibilities

Lynnette Amparán
Program Coordinator

Hours of Operation

Mon–Thu: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Fri: 9:00AM - 5:00PM