Division of Student Success

Dean of Students Office

GSU 307

Where Aaron Isaacs and the DSS executive team work with the offices that make up the DSS.

At most universities, student life and academic services are distinct units with different goals and priorities. At the University of Hartford, the Division of Student Success takes a holistic approach, recognizing that student success is based on a unique blend of academic, social, personal, and professional needs.

  • 84.4%

    of residential students attended on-campus, DSS sponsored events in Fall 2022.

  • 382

    events were held with a total of 2,785 student attendees during the fall semester.

  • 3,840

    total appointments at the Center for Student Success in Fall 2022.

Our Support Services

First Year advisor meeting with student

The advisors at the Center for Student Success are dedicated to providing guidance in areas such as academic support, first-year advising, mental health and wellness, study skills, financial questions, and more.

UHart is designed so that individuals with diverse interests and passions can find their stories alongside one another. Students can explore new clubs and organizations, Greek Life, multicultural programs, student government, religious organizations, community service, commuter association, and more.

We are committed to the physical and mental well-being of all members of the campus community. We offer many services, including important medical care, specialized services, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Public Safety, Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, and more.

Stay Active

The Recreation Department offers various sports-related activities and other fun programs. Take a break from academic work to meet new friends, compete in a friendly atmosphere, and stay healthy.

Academic Success

Visit the Tutoring Center in the Lower level of Harrison Libraries for support with your next math, biology, or chemistry assignment.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Aaron Isaacs
Vice President of Student Success/Dean of Students
Student Affairs

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R.J. McGivney
Associate Vice President for Graduate and Professional Studies
Division of Student Success

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Katie Kitchens
Assistant Vice President of the Division of Student Success
Division of Student Success
Center for Student Success

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Suzanne McNeil
Associate Vice President, Adjunct Professor of Psychology
Division of Student Success

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