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College of Nursing

Student Resources

Role of the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

One of the roles of the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs is to serve as a student advocate in the College of Nursing.  The Assistant Dean for Student Affairs also serves as the initial contact for concerns such as requesting exception to a college policy (petitions) or a grievance. The Assistant Dean serves as a confidential, informal and independent resource for graduate student concerns and conflicts within the College of Nursing. Ms. Cheryl Nelson can be reached at (803) 777-8777 or email cynelson@email.sc.edu

Role of Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity  (DEI)

The Associate Dean for DEI strives for impartiality, fairness and objectivity in the treatment of all students and the consideration of their issues in the College of Nursing.  She also serves as a confidential resource for student concerns and conflicts within the College of Nursing. Dr. Jenerette can be reached at (803) 576-8332 or email cjeneret@mailbox.sc.edu. 

Role of the Graduate School Ombuds

The Graduate School Ombuds serves as a confidential, neutral, informal and independent resource for graduate student concerns and conflicts. 

Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support

The UofSC Division of Student Affairs collaborates with campus and external constituents to provide access, facilitate students’ progress and persistence, advance learning, and shape responsible citizens and future leaders.  

Student Disability Resource Center

The UofSC College of Nursing is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for Students with disabilities.  Students with disabilities must contact the Student Disability Resource Center prior to or early in their program to determine if reasonable accommodations will be provided. Students with disabilities must be able to continuously meet the core performance standards and functional abilities established to ensure that the objectives of the nursing program are met. The following is a link to the Student Disability Resource Center website (https://www.sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/student_disability_resource_center/index.php).

Student Disability Resource Center

  • Main Office: 1705 College Street; Close-Hipp, Suite 102, Columbia, SC 29208, Phone: 803-777-6142; Fax: 803-777-6741, Email: sadrc@mailbox.sc.edu 
  • Test Proctoring Suite: Close-Hipp, Room 203, 803-576-8457

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