Student Support Services
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- Center for Success Coaching
- Career Services
- University Counseling Center
- Dean of Students Office
- Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women
- Student Disability Services
- Student Medical Services
- Center for International Studies and Programs
- Education Abroad Office
- Office of International Student and Scholar Services
- Office of Multicultural Student Success
- Office of Recreational Services
- Residence Life
- Sexual Assault Education and Prevention Program
- Office of Student Involvement & Leadership
- Ask Rocky
- Office of Auxiliary Services
- Parking Services & Parking Enforcement
- Rocket Card/ID Card
- Rocket Wireless
The Mission of the Center for Success Coaching is to empower UT students to thrive academically, personally and professionally from orientation to graduation through a holistic, student-centered approach.
Coaches provide individualized support in areas ranging from, but not limited to:
- Career exploration/career development and goal setting;
- Time management, study strategies and stress management;
- Referrals to academic support services and other campus resources;
- Assisting with course-related concerns including navigating technology, communicating with professors, etc.;
- Connections to student involvement and experiential learning opportunities; and
- Budgeting and navigating financial processes.
What can you expect from your success coach?:
- Someone who cares about you as a whole person.
- A non-judgmental sounding board that provides you with honest feedback.
- Proactive outreach and communication of key UT dates, deadlines and events.
- Your own personal GPS--i.e., they offer one-on-one guidance and support as you navigate from where you are now to where you want to be.
Career Services provides comprehensive career planning services for all UT students and alumni in order to clarify and implement their academic and career goals.
- Professional staff can assist students with career exploration and selection of a major. They also offer customizable presentations on a wide-range of career topics for student organizations, faculty and staff.
- Scheduled and walk-in appointments are available, addressing professional development needs including:
- Resume, CV and cover letter writing assistance;
- Mock interviews;
- Professional dress and etiquette advice;
- Social media presence and job search strategies.
- On-campus student employment is administered out of the Career Services office, including the posting of on-campus positions and the processing of student employment documentation.
- Career Services works with employers to secure part-time, full-time and experiential learning opportunities. "Handshake" is the online employment platform where students and alumni can review and apply for positions. The department also hosts multiple employer networking and recruitment events throughout the year, beneficial for a student to learn about career opportunities in their area of career interests.
In addition to services available in person, Career Services offers a wide range of online resources including: self-assessments for exploring career and education possibilities, strengthening interview skills, exploring job opportunities around the globe, and connecting with alumni and business across the country. Additionally, students are encouraged to utilize the comprehensive career tools included in the platform Ohio Means Jobs
It is recommended that students connect with Career Services in their first year and continue working with them often throughout their academic career.
Locations: Rocket Hall Room 1810
The University Counseling Center provides individual, couples, family and group counseling, as well as referral services to enrolled students for personal growth, increased self-awareness, family and interpersonal issues, depression and anxiety, and acute problems and crises. The Center offers outreach and consultation services to University students, faculty and staff. Training opportunities for doctoral-level clinical psychology, counselor education and supervision and master's in social work graduate students are available. Services are free and counseling records are confidential.
The Center provides services in accordance with the codes of ethics of the helping professions and standards of the American Psychological Association, American Counseling Association and the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc., as well as to the rules and regulations of the state of Ohio.
The mission of the Office of the Dean of Students is to ensure that students accomplish their educational and personal goals within the context of the broader academic purpose of the University. The Office of the Dean of Students promotes the development of, and enhances the educational experience for, students through intentionally designed co-curricular opportunities and through institutional policy development on students’ behalf.
Location: Tucker Hall Room 0168
Web site: www.utoledo.edu/centers/eberly/
The Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women promotes the advancement of women at The University of Toledo and in the community by creating an environment that supports learning, discovery, engagement and enables women to achieve their highest potential. The Center educates, empowers and engages through a variety of free personal and professional development classes and services. Women also have access to their computer lab, scholarship opportunities and a lactation room. The Center offers a variety of resources and referral services. The Eberly Center is also home to Kate’s Closet, which provides professional attire to female students and community members at no cost.
Location: Rocket Hall 1820
Student Disability Services (SDS) works with faculty and colleges to identify and ensure the provision of reasonable academic accommodations to otherwise qualified students who self-identify as having a disability and complete the process of registering with SDS. SDS supports students with physical, emotional/psychological, and learning disabilities in all UT colleges including undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. SDS values human diversity and recognizes disability as an important aspect of diversity. SDS serves as an advocate for students with disabilities, while encouraging and helping students develop effective self-advocacy skills.
Location: Student Medical Center
The Student Medical Center is a nationally accredited health-care facility staffed with board-certified physicians and certified nurse practitioners who offer students, faculty and staff a variety of services, including:
- Primary and acute medical care;
- Women’s health care;
- Psychiatric services;
- Laboratory testing;
- Prescription and over-the-counter medication;
- Alcohol and substance abuse programming;
- Sexual assault victim advocacy and educational/prevention programming;
- Free and confidential HIV/AIDS testing;
- Allergy injections and other immunizations;
- Student health insurance; and
- The Medical Drop/Withdrawal process.
Charges are assessed for office visits, procedures, laboratory work and pharmacy. Third-party billing is provided for those who have health insurance. University Counseling Center services are available at the Student Medical Center and in the Armory.
The Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP) supports internationalization efforts at The University of Toledo by creating links among students, faculty and staff, visiting scholars and the community in order to foster cross-cultural understanding and appreciation. The Center encourages global citizenship through innovative educational, cultural and service learning programming and through student and scholar exchanges. CISP is committed to the belief that effective cross-cultural interaction leads to global understanding and ultimately to a more rewarding human experience and to a better, more peaceful world. CISP houses the American Language Institute, the Confucius Institute and the Office of Education Abroad.
The Education Abroad Office serves as a key resource at UT in regard to international education opportunities. The office collaborates with the many academic departments in creating and administering education-abroad programs for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as in the transfer of academic credit.
Additionally, one of the most important responsibilities of the office is to provide resources and guidance to students before, during, and after a study abroad experience. The office also arranges and conducts pre-departure and re-entry sessions for students. The office also provides information and support to UT faculty for various international opportunities, such as short-term teaching abroad and faculty development activities.
Finally, the office provides financial support to students in the form of travel grants, and administers the various U.S. Student Fulbright Awards, the National Security Education Program grants, and other special scholarships and grants.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1400
The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (OISS) provides advising services with respect to immigration and visa matters, work permission, orientation, cultural adjustment and personal concerns. Its staff is dedicated to assist and serve international students of The University of Toledo, helping students transition to life at UT and in the United States.
Location: Student Union - Room 2500
The mission of the Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS) is to foster an inclusive learning environment that promotes academic success, retention and graduation. Through its collaboration efforts, OMSS critically engages students in order to create a campus culture in which all persons, organizations and groups can learn and develop to achieve their greatest potential.
OMSS offers programs and services to support our African-American, Latino and LGBTQA+ students, including mentorship and leadership opportunities.
Sponsored Programs include:
- History and Heritage Months:
- Hispanic Heritage Month,
- Filipino-American Heritage Month,
- LGBTQA+ History Month,
- Muslim Heritage Month,
- Native American Heritage Month,
- Black History Month,
- Women’s History Month,
- Jewish-American Heritage Month, and
- Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
- Multicultural Graduation
- T.A.W.L. (Talented Aspiring Women Leaders) is geared toward multicultural women,
- PRIMOS (The English translation for “cousins”) is geared toward first-year Latino students,
- S.U.C.C.E.E.D (Students United for a Courageous, Creative, Educated & Empowered Destiny) is geared toward Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Ally (LGBTQA) students.
- M.O.R.E. (Multicultural Orientation & Resources for Excellence) assists students with the following:
- Help with making a successful transition from high school to college;
- Support that starts on the first day of classes and continues all the way to graduation;
- Academic and social programs that get and keep you connected with UT;
- Enrichment opportunities with student organizations, peers, campus and community leaders; and
- Opportunities to develop your own leadership potential.
Location: Student Recreation Center
The Office of Recreational Services, a member of the Division of Student Affairs, provides The University of Toledo community with quality, student-centered recreation and wellness programs and services that enrich the mind, body and spirit. The Office of Recreational Services is the premier service provider to The University of Toledo community for healthy lifestyle options and developmental opportunities for student success. Opportunities are offered to explore your limits, experience achievement and practice wholesome stress-management techniques. Activities regularly promote social interaction within the culturally diverse University community.
Students are continually challenged to examine their values and life choices in the search to build a meaningful identity and understand themselves and others. The numerous competitive and cooperative interchanges provide an ideal climate for learning to respect the dignity and worth of all individuals, as well as the importance of team development. Services provided to students through the Student Recreation Center include:
- Drop-in recreation,
- Sports clubs,
- Red Cross certification classes,
- Swim lessons,
- Group exercise classes,
- Climb wall,
- High-ropes course,
- Summer Camp for Children 5-12,
- Multiply facilities on the Main Campus and Health Science Campus, and
- Student employment opportunities.
Location: Ottawa House West
University housing is a place where students can call "home" – a place where they can relax after a day of classes, hang out with their friends, eat a freshly cooked meal and get involved. Living on campus connects students with the vibrant life of the University. The close-knit, supportive, on-campus community offers students a place to live and work that distinctly enhances their college experience by putting them at the center of everything: classes and labs, the library, advising and academic support, and much more.
UT's residence halls are more than buildings; they're state-of-the art living and learning centers. The University has nine residence halls on campus with a choice of traditional or suite-style living options. Traditional corridor-style living has rooms that open into an interior hallway with shared bathroom facilities on each floor. Suite-style living includes two or three rooms joined by a common living area with shared bathroom facilities.
"Living learning" and special interest communities are available for those students who are interested or majoring in the business, health professions, wellness, politics or law. Specific housing is also available for students who belong to the Honors College, the Multicultural Emerging Scholars Program, and those looking for gender-neutral or substance-free living.
The Office of Residence Life promotes student growth and opportunities through safe, supportive, inclusive and academically focused environments in premier housing communities led by caring staff.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1120
The mission of The University of Toledo's Sexual Assault Education and Prevention Program is to create a campus community free of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment and other forms of sexual and intimate partner violence in which students, faculty and staff enjoy equitable, non-violent relationships. SAEPP provides educational programming addressing the role that everyone can take in creating a violence-free UT. SAEPP is dedicated to ensuring that students, faculty and staff are provided proper resources to engage in services including crisis intervention, medical services, mental health counseling, legal services and academic accommodations.
The Office of Student Involvement & Leadership seeks to build community and is committed to providing students with opportunities for involvement that will enhance and complement their UT experience. This is achieved through social, educational and developmental programs and support to help students get connected to campus, discover involvement and leadership opportunities, and learn more about campus life. To discover ways to get involved, visit the online Involvement Network (InvoNet).
OSIL is responsible for:
- Supporting over 350 student organizations,
- Distributing and monitoring student organization budgets,
- Assisting with the formation of new student organizations,
- Promoting student involvement and activities,
- Training student leaders, and
- Providing event planning assistance.
The office supports a variety of areas, including but not limited to the following:
- Student organizations,
- Involvement Network “InvoNet” (online student organization and events management system),
- Student Involvement Fair,
- Greek Life (fraternities and sororities),
- Campus Activities & Programming “CAP” (student event-planning board),
- Student Allocation Committee “SAC” (student organization funding board),
- Leadership programs (annual Leadership Conference, retreats, etc.),
- Levis Leadership UT (a prestigious four-year, scholarship-based leadership program for incoming students),
- Service programs, and
Ask Rocky is a one-stop-shop that provides students with answers to general questions about UT. Ask Rocky can also help students learn of various ways to connect to the University through student organizations, community activities and leadership opportunities. Services of Ask Rocky include:
- Providing support and answers for students who may have general questions about UT.
- Offering miscellaneous resources such as campus maps, campus directories, area attractions, important dates and departmental hours.
- Information regarding student organizations, including a list of all organizations, how to join an organization, and how to start an organization.
- Providing a calendar of campus events, including sporting events and ticket information.
- Lost-and-found items.
Auxiliary Services serves The University of Toledo community by managing many campus-wide enterprises. Its vision is to enhance the mission of The University of Toledo by providing a safe, exemplary customer experience in the delivery of convenient, high quality, value-added goods and services. It includes the following: