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Student Life Departments

The departments in Student Life provide students with a wide variety of opportunities for learning, well-being, and support. In addition, Student Life departments connect faculty, staff, students and alumni to programs and services that help them be successful and productive in their interactions with UMD. A list of departments and their leaders follow, and links to each department are found at left.Student Life Leadership Team on Zoom February 2021


Alumni RelationsMatt Duffy, Director
Budgets and PersonnelToni Christensen, Director
Career and Internship ServicesJill Kolodzne, Director
Dining ServicesBetsy Helgesen, Director
Disability ResourcesEmily Norenberg, Director
Diversity and InclusionSusana Pelayo Woodward, Director
Health ServicesDavid Worley, Director
Housing and Residence LifeJeremy Leiferman, Director
Kirby Student CenterJeni Eltink, Director
Operations/Transportation and Parking ServicesPat Keenan, Director
Recreational Sports Outdoor Program (RSOP)Tim Bates, Interim Director
Student Conduct and Conflict ResolutionKatie Jackson, PhD, Director
SustainabilityJonna Korpi, Coordinator
UMD Stores/Print Services/UCard OfficeAnn Pellant, Interim Director

VC Erwin and AVC Smyth January 2021


Lisa Erwin, Phd
Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students

Corbin Smyth, EdD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Life