Student Support During Remote Learning

Division of Student Affairs – Student Support During Remote Learning

 

Student Affairs

Division of Student Affairs Administration – Office of the Executive Vice President                        

We can be reached at: 

Phone:  843.953.5522

Email:  studentaffairs@cofc.edu

             caudillad@cofc.edu Alicia Caudill, Executive Vice President for Student Affairs

             hartmans@cofc.edu  Susan Hartman, Assistant to the Executive Vice President

             cabotj@cofc.edu Jeri Cabot, Dean of Students, Associate Vice President

             duncanm@cofc.edu Michael Duncan, Associate Vice President for Student Involvement

Find this information on our website:  https://studentaffairs.cofc.edu/

Weekday Hours:  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  (We are available outside work hours via email, as well.)

 

Services we are providing: 

  • Provide information/resources in coordinating: Student Emergency Support
  • Response by phone or email for info regarding this division summary of services
  • Provide assistance to inquiries or requests if a division area cannot be reached
  • Provide referrals and direct references to appropriate division and campus resources
  • See more details below from our departments in the Division of Student Affairs

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Student Emergency Support

 

Donations to benefit student emergency support:

 and contact the staff person on-campus for that day for help with a drop-off time.

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Student Health Services

We can be reached at:

Phone: 843.953.5520

Email:  healthservices@cofc.edu

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Website:  http://studenthealth.cofc.edu/

Services we are providing over the phone remotely: 

  • Medication refills
  • Mental health follow-up of existing patients
  • Phone assessment of fever, cough and/or respiratory symptoms. Referring to online assessments as necessary.
  • Triage of selected gastrointestinal illness, general illness, sore throat, allergy, skin problems, eye problems, musculoskeletal complaints, STI counselling, etc.

Services we are providing in-person:

  • None

Services we are unable to provide by phone: 

  • New psychiatric medication evaluation, routine well-person evaluations, gynecological services

SHS is unable to provide COVID19 testing. Please refer to online resources for evaluation if you believe you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (e.g. temperature over 100.5, cough and shortness of breath).

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Counseling Center

We can be reached at

Phone: 843.953.5640

Emergencies and Crisis Assistance:  For life threatening mental health emergencies or immediate threats, please call 911.

Additional Crisis Assistance at  http://counseling.cofc.edu/emergencies/index.php

Email: Counseling@cofc.edu

Website:  http://counseling.cofc.edu/about/index.php

Services we are providing:

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Absence Memo Office

We can be reached at:

Phone: 843.953.3390 (no fax available)

Email:  AbsenceMemo@cofc.edu 

Hours: 8:30 -5:00

Website: https://victimservices.cofc.edu/absence-memo/index.php

 

Services we are providing:

  • Response to inquiries by phone or email listed above
  • Accepting completed Absence Memo Request forms and supporting documentation online (using black or dark blue ink only) and emailed to

AbsenceMemo@cofc.edu

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Dean of Students Office

We can be reached at:

Phone: 843.953.5522 or 843.900.0409

Dean of Students, Dr. Jeri Cabot, can be reached at 843.324.4984.

Hours: All staff will be available 8:30 am to 5:00 pm EST. On-Call staff after hours.

Email: Dean of Students, Jeri Cabot   cabotj@cofc.edu

            Associate Dean of Students, David Aurich  aurichdm@cofc.edu

            Assistant Dean of Students, Ashley Daniels  danielsa@cofc.edu

            Coordinator of Prevention Education Initiatives, Alex Russell  russellal@cofc.edu

            Student Support Coordinator /Office Manager, Molly Callahan callahanmj1@cofc.edu

Website: http://deanofstudents.cofc.edu/

 

Services we are providing:

  • Response to inquiries by phone or voicemail (843.953.5522) or emails listed above
  • Set up student care meetings, process conduct matters, and respond to FAST reports (Faculty/Friends/Family Assisting Students in Trouble) via email, phone, or Zoom as appropriate (FAST =  http://deanofstudents.cofc.edu/fast/index.php)
  • All staff will be available for virtual meetings via phone or Zoom.

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Campus Recreation Services

We can be reached at:

Phone and Email:

Gene Sessoms 843.953.8257  sessomse@cofc.edu  

Bucky Buchanan   843.953.3898  lbuchana@cofc.edu 

Freddie Lipata  843.953.5559  LipataF@cofc.edu

Sara Coleman 843.953.7291 colemansm@cofc.edu

Website: http://campusrec.cofc.edu/

 

Services we are providing: 

  • Response to inquiries by phone or emails listed above
  • Provide students "live" workout sessions via our social media (Mar 23 through Apr 3)

 (Instagram: @cofcfitness)

  • Plan to host 1 workout per day every afternoon.   (Instagram: @cofcfitness)
  • List of workouts on our blog that can be done from anywhere

(https://blogs.cofc.edu/campusrec/)

  • Meet via Zoom for fitness consultations
  • Given our normal hours of operation are extensive, we are available beginning at 7 AM until 8 PM Mon- Fri by appointment (between Bucky Buchanan and Sara Coleman).
  • Posting recent and old videos, pictures, etc. on our social media accounts
  • Will try to gather as many online gaming accounts as possible to partner up CofC students with their peers to interact in the comfort of their homes while away.
  • Some online tournaments may be planned for Chess, Scrabble, eGames, etc.

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Career Center

We can be reached at:

Phone: 843.953.5692

Email: careercenter@cofc.edu

Website:  http://careercenter.cofc.edu/

 

Services we are providing: 

  • Response to inquiries by phone or email listed above
  • All student appointments and services will be available through email, phone or Zoom (Zoom.com) from March 23-April 3. 
  • By visiting careercenter.cofc.edu, students can schedule individual appointments using Appointment Manager:  https://am.battery.cofc.edu/casamonline
  • Regular services, including resume assistance, job and internship search tactics, student employment assistance and any other career guidance is available by email to careercenter@cofc.edu
  • Please contact us with any employer, alumni, community or other questions by email to careercenter@cofc.edu

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Civic Engagement

We can be reached at:

Phone:  843.953.5838

Email:   volunteer@cofc.edu

Website: http://volunteer.cofc.edu/

Services we are providing:

  • Response to inquiries by phone or email listed above
  • List of service opportunities that are available remotely on our website, http://volunteer.cofc.edu/
  • Mid-term check-ins by video/phone with Bonner Leaders and Tuesday night meetings will be virtual during this time (via Zoom)
  • All AB trips have been cancelled- each trip will have one last virtual meeting on the March 26 (via Zoom)
  • Continue meetings and provide support for all students and specifically our student employees (via email and Zoom)
  • Continue to offer 1-1 consultations on types of volunteer opportunities that are aligned with career goals (via pre-arranged Zoom times)
  • Most of our community partners DO NOT want student volunteers at this time so we will not be able to encourage/promote this type of service.

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Collegiate Recovery Program

We can be reached at: 

Current CRP students (and any student) can reach the Director, Wood Marchant, on his cell by call or text 24 hours a day at 843-693-5975. The CRP also has a GroupMe chat set up.  Current members have already been in contact with each other about available online recovery meetings that are being offered. The Director is also available by email at  marchantww@cofc.edu

Website: http://deanofstudents.cofc.edu/collegiate-recovery-program/index.php

Services we are providing:

  • Response to inquiries by phone or email listed above
  • CRP’s first online meeting is scheduled for March 23 at 12:00 noon.
  • Again, we have options for other online recovery meetings.  The SAFE Project and Unity Recovery are facilitating on Zoom. We plan on joining an online meeting with other recovery programs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays.
  • Please contact Wood for information on on-line AA meetings.

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Disability Services

We can be reached at:

Phone:  843.953.1431

Email:  snap@cofc.edu

Hours:  8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Website:  http://disabilityservices.cofc.edu/  

Services we are providing: 

•    Response to inquiries by phone and email.  Zoom appointments are available.

  • Application processing will be conducted electronically.

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Higdon Center for Student Leadership and Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life

We can be reached at:

Phone:  843.953.6356

Email: higdoncenter@cofc.edu

Hours:  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Staff is available via email and through their cell phones.

Website info: https://higdoncenter.cofc.edu/contact-us/index.php

Services we are providing:

  • Response to inquiries by phone or email listed above
  • Regularly scheduled meetings, including evening meetings, will continue via Zoom or cell phone (depending on the size of the meeting).
  • Staff is looking into ways to create meaningful wrap-ups or replacements for events that have been cancelled, or are likely to be cancelled.
  • Staff will also continue to stay in touch with students via text as needed.

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Multicultural Student Programs and Services

We can be reached at:

Phone: 843.953.5660

Email:  msps@cofc.edu

Director, Rochelle Johnson johnsonrr@cofc.edu      

Assistant Director, Lynda Keller kellerlj1@cofc.edu          

Website:  http://msps.cofc.edu

Services we are providing:

  • Response to inquiries by phone or email listed above
  • Planning for Mentoring Matters Mentee Mid-term Reviews, Fall 2020 Class Registration Co-Advising for SPECTRA/Reboot Students, and 2020 SPECTRA Program class selections.
  • Continue to stay in touch with us by phone, email, and online meetings (Zoom or Skype)
  • Students are welcome to use the link calendly.com/kellermsps to set up an appointment to meet with Lynda Keller via Zoom or by phone.      

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Residence Life:

We can be reached at:

Residence Hall Directors can be reached at their office numbers during regular business hours.

After hours, on-call system will be in place for emergencies.

Residence Hall                         Hall Director               RHD Office                Front Desk

Berry Residence Hall              Rebecca Hogge           843.953.6505           843.953.3253

College Lodge                          Olivia Vernon              843.953.3150            843.953.5104

Craig Residence Hall               Kaiya McGhaw           843.953.2277            843.953.5107

George & Liberty Halls           Brandon Wilkins         843.953.8522           843.953.8506            

Kelly House & Bull St.             Tyese Medford           843.953.3801           843.953.4447

McAlister Residence Hall       Anna Harkin                843.953.4463           843.953.4443

McConnell Residence Hall     Colin Frazier                843.953.7172           843.953.5151

Rivers Residence Hall             Bond Ruggles              843.953.3255            843.953.5105

Warren Place                           Tyese Medford           843.953.3801            843.953.3800

Leadership Team

Director                                    Melantha Ardrey        843.953.1476

Associate Director                  Celeste Granger         843.953.1476

Assistant Director for Staff Enrichment and Academic Achievement, Joe Vallee 843.953.3258

Assistant Director for Recruitment and Training, Joy Heinzman 843.953.6408

Assistant Director for Programming and Student Engagement, Olivia Vernon 843.953.3922

Administrative Assistant,  Rachel Valentine  843.953.5523

Website/Info:  http://reslife.cofc.edu/

Services we are providing:

  • Students can email or phone RHDs; they will post office hours and instructions on their door. We offer 1:1 conversations, virtual mediation (Zoom or Skype)
  • Referral source to campus resources.

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Student Life

We can be reached at:

Phone: 843.953.2291

Email:  StudentLife@cofc.edu

    Christine Workman workmancl@cofc.edu

    Jill Caldwell caldwellj@cofc.edu

    Brittany Burroughs burroughsb@cofc.edu

    Chris Bond   bondct@cofc.edu

    Mandi Copeland brysonmc@cofc.edu

    LaVerne Cordes greenlg@cofc.edu

Website: https://studentlife.cofc.edu/

Website will be updated daily with building schedule and point person for the day. We will continue to add links, videos, and support resources to the website for student organizations, student leaders, and information regarding virtual programming from CAB.

Services we are providing: 

  • Response to inquiries by phone or email listed above
  • Stern Student Center is open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F, but closed on weekends. There will be ONE full-time staff member from Student Life in Stern Center each day, please check the website for staffing schedule. Contact the point person for the day first, and they will instruct you how to make contact with other staff members.
  • Communications with Stern student staff through online platform (When to Work).
  • Transitioning all student organization training, management, and development, to CougarConnect and will communicate this information out to student organization leaders. Be on the lookout for information about officer transitions, elections, end of year reports, and assessment.
  • You may continue to enter space reservations and contact Mandi Copeland directly for information about reservations. We will not be able to accept any reservations or tabling requests before April 15, 2020.
  • All Student Life staff are available each day via Zoom or telephone for appointments. Please schedule appointments at:

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Upward Bound

We can be reached at:

Phone:  843.953.5469

Email and text:  Talim Lessane lessaneta@cofc.edu 843.501.4381

  Ameerah Vickers vickersan@cofc.edu 843.500.5904

Website:  http://upwardbound.cofc.edu/

Services we are providing:

  • Response to inquiries by phone or email listed above
  • Using Instagram and Snapchat to communicate with students, and parents can access the Upward Bound Facebook page as well for announcements.
  • March 21 session cancelled to follow guidelines of CCSD. We are working on contracting with a web-based interactive tutoring service. We will continue to have overlapping communication with students regarding tutoring needs and sharing information between staff members via text and email (above).
  • Checking on possible one-on-one tutoring sessions for the E-learning weeks.

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Victim Services

We can be reached at:

Phone: 843.953.2273 (in case of emergency, contact 911)

Hours:  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and On-Call at 843.953.2273 after hours

Website info https://victimservices.cofc.edu/

 

Services we are providing:

  • Response to inquiries by phone listed above
    • Continue to provide consultations with survivors, but primarily by phone and email. 
    • OVS advocates will do a daily rotation for answering the OVS phone line and promptly relaying any messages for the other advocate or new cases as relevant. 
    • Appropriate forms can be emailed to students as necessary.
    • OVS stays in contact with MUSC for protocol of cases within the window to get the proper exam if needed. 
    • After-hours response may be by phone vs. in-person.

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Cougar Shuttle

Website:  https://studentaffairs.cofc.edu/cougar-shuttle/

  • Cougar Shuttle service for students is suspended.