​​​​​​Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs!
The Office of Student Affairs welcomes you. We are committed to supporting our students through medical school with a variety of services including: career counseling, financial aid counseling, academic assistance, referrals to health and counseling services, advisement of student organizations, and more. See this site and the Student Handbook for further details.  We are conveniently located on the first floor of the College of Medicine ​Building (1401), so please stop in.
Meet the Team
Interim Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Joel H. Lanphear, PhD
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Sarah Yonder, MD
Student Affairs
Charmica Abinojar, Director
Candace Johnson, Senior Administrative Assistant

Senior Associate D​irector of Financial Aid
Chris Brown
Chris Austin, Director​​
Melissa Bussear, Executive Administrative Assistant
Overseeing Compliance
Our office assists students with maintaining compliance to be in good standing.  Students will need documentation of these requirements from pre-matriculation through the clinical years.
·        Immunizations & Testing
·        Health Insurance
·        Respirator Fit Testing
·        Criminal Background Checks
We offer services that you can use from day one until the day before graduation.  Everything from figuring out your financial aid needs to learning about balance in your life.
·        Financial Aid
·        Career Counseling
·        Faculty Advisor Program
·        USLME Preparation
Health Resources & Exposure Protocol
Serving as a referral office, we can give you information about where to seek care for your body and mind as well as the important steps to take if you sustain an injury during training.
·        Counseling Center