Student Life Departments

Two photos of the Student Life Directors team,


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 below.


Budgets and PersonnelToni Christensen, Director
Career CenterJill Kolodzne, Director
Dining ServicesBetsy Helgesen, Director
Disability ResourcesMeryl Lucchesi-Freyberg, Director
Diversity and InclusionSusana Pelayo Woodward, Director
Health ServicesDavid Worley, Director
Housing and Residence LifeJoe Hazelton, Director
Kirby Student CenterJeni Eltink, Director
Recreational Sports Outdoor Program (RSOP)Adam Burke, Director
Student Conduct and Conflict ResolutionChris Kaberline, Director
Transportation and Parking Services/U Card OfficeLisa Norr, Director
UMD Stores/Print ServicesMike Herrick, Director
VC Lisa Erwin and AVC Jeremy Leiferman, outside Griggs Hall


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

Jeremy Leiferman
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Life