Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs
Welcome to the District Office for Student Affairs of the Maricopa County Community College District. The district office staff as well as the 10 student affairs divisions we support, is committed to developing strategies that improve access, retention, persistence, and degree attainment for all students, especially underserved populations. Supporting the mission of the Maricopa Community Colleges, we create, enhance and coordinate programs and services that foster student learning and student success. By working proactively and collaboratively with administrators, faculty, staff, students and community partners, the District Office strives to meet the life-long learning needs of our diverse students and communities.
Our site hosts resources that will assist you in finding information and links to student affairs programs and services within our 10 community colleges. Whether you are looking for scholarships, outreach programs or information on activities at a specific college…you are only a click away!
We want you to have the time of your “student” life @ Maricopa’s Community Colleges! This is truly the “College of YOU!”
Felicia L. Ganther, J.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Student Affairs Calendar of Events
Minority Male Initiative (MMI)
Check out the MEN/MMI Districtwide Calendar
Nina Mason Pulliman Legacy Scholars
The Nina Scholars program has selected eight scholarship recipients for Cohort 13. The next application period will be December 1, 2013 - March 1, 2014 for the 2014-2015 award year.
The Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars program graduated six students in May. Five students will be transferring to Arizona State University, four have accepted the Nina Scholars Passport scholarship. The sixth student will be transferring to Northern Arizona University with a scholarship from Helping Hands for Single Moms. Eight new scholarship recipients have been selected for the 14th cohort and will begin the program in the fall.
Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust Annual Report 2013
American Indian Programs
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 5th Annual Maricopa Hoop of Learning Senior Recognition Ceremony. This is a recognition ceremony for all graduating seniors are participating currently in the Hoop of Learning Program. This will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Phoenix College in the Bulpitt Auditorium and will start at 6:00 p.m. After the ceremony refreshments will be served. To reserve a seat please RSVP before April 3, 2015 to Gerard Begay at 480-731-8277 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
June 1-25, 2015 - American Indian Summer Bridge Program at South Mountain Community College from June 1-25, 2015. This is a free program for current 8th grade American Indian males who want to take a course in Careers while additionally getting to hear guest speakers and attend field trips. See application and flyer for more information.
Achieving a College Education (ACE)
The ACE 2015-2016 Recruitment process has began. Here is a link to the application process: http://asa.maricopa.edu/departments/office-of-student-affairs/programs/achieving-a-college-education-program-ace/how-to-apply-to-the-ace-program
High School Students Earning College Credit while still in High School!
Dual enrollment is an opportunity for high school students to get an early start on college. Dual enrollment courses allow students to earn both high school and college credit simultaneously during regular school hours at their high school. The credit earned may be transferred to a community college or university upon high school graduation.