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Engage with Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs supports the vice president for Student Affairs, Stephanie Russell Krebs, and the assistant vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, Jennifer Scaia.

Student Affairs at The University of Tampa educates and empowers students to be global citizens through experiential and diverse learning opportunities that reinforce the values of the Spartan Code and enrich the lives of others. Students are encouraged to engage in student affairs programs and services to make the most of their collegiate experience.

  • Join the assistant vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students, as well as the Student Government president and vice president for lunch in Vaughn Center's Ultimate Dining every Friday at noon during the academic year. You are invited to share your thoughts and ask questions about UT or you can enjoy casual conversation. The first meal is free to all UT students and casual attire is recommended. You can sign in at the Ultimate Dining front desk and look for signage for the lunch gathering. We hope to see you there! 

  • Social Media
    Follow the vice president for Student Affairs, Stephanie Russell Krebs, on Facebook. Messages will go out regularly about campus events and creative contests will take place. Don’t miss out. Friend and follow!

  • Diversity Advisory Group
    A forum for the administrators to hear directly from students about their experiences to better advocate for a more inclusive learning environment that supports unique perspectives and values differences.

  • Diversity and Inclusion Timeline
    The Student Affairs co-curricular diversity and inclusion timeline highlights key initiatives over the past 20 years. 

  • Values to Action: UT’s Task Force on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    Recommending ways to enhance efforts by benchmarking campus diversity, equity, and inclusion practices; contributing to the development of a diversity statement; collaborating in curricular and co-curricular diversity efforts; and reviewing programs at similar institutions.

  • Connect Lunch
    Designed to encourage positive engagement and mentoring outside of the classroom between faculty, staff and students, the Connect UT lunch program offers faculty and staff members the opportunity to dine with up to three students during the academic year.

Mission to Educate and Empower

Student Affairs at UT educates and empowers students to be global citizens through experiential and diverse learning experiences. Through the Spartan Code and Spartan Ready, students pledge and develop high-demand competencies to become effective leaders and engaged citizens.

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Student Life Policies

Learn more about The University of Tampa student life policies including discrimination, FERPA, Dean of Students hold, tobacco policy, involuntary withdrawal, University grievances, severe weather, infectious control, student rights and responsibilities, addressing student complaints, photo/video policy, drone policy and pet policy.

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See Something, Say Something

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If you see something, say something through the many channels to report information. Report a student of concern, a public incident, a bias incident or report a crime anonymously. UT is also proud to offer victim advocacy to any student who has been the victim of a violent crime.

Spartan Support Program Silent Witness Victim Advocacy
Stephanie Russell Krebs, Dean of Students

"I have the best job in the world. Working with the Student Affairs staff to aid in the holistic development of students as they prepare to be Spartan Ready is a true pleasure. Students at The University of Tampa are one of a kind.”

— Stephanie Russell Krebs, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs