Student Support


Student Support

Academic Services –Lee Hall 206 | 540-654-1010 |All students are supported through the delivery of first year and transfer advising from orientation to major declaration and across the arc of their academic career by providing individual counseling and mentoring, management of the academic internship program, academic tutoring, delivery of academic success workshops, resource identification, referrals, and student advocacy.

Coordinator for Prevention and Advocacy, Marissa Miller—Marye House and Fairfax House |540-654-1193| Provides prevention initiatives at UMW around the topics of gender violence and bystander intervention. The Coordinator is an advocate for students offering support, information about resources and reporting structures around sexual misconduct/assault.

Dean of Student Life, Dean Rucker—Marye House | 540-654-1200 | Dean Rucker is available to assist students with personal, academic, and/or social concerns that may arise. He is another resource that is well versed in what Mary Washington can offer to support the student body.

Office of Student Conduct and Responsibility –Marye House |540-654-1200 | Office of Student Conduct and Responsibility (OSCAR) works with issues related to our community standards. OSCAR provides information about the student conduct process and other possible remedies.

Residence Life and Housing –Marye House | 540-654-1058 | Residence Life and Housing provides services and support to students in residential housing.

Student Health Center –Lee Hall 112 | 540-654-1040 |The Student Health Center (SHC) is a weekly health clinic for UMW students. The SHC is focused on the routine acute health care needs of its student population.

Talley Center for Counseling Services –Lee Hall 106 |540-654-1053 |Their staff are licensed mental health professional that helps students meet the demands of college effectively and helps support their personal, social, and intellectual growth and development.

Title IX Coordinator, Tiffany W. Oldfield –Fairfax House | 540-654-1166| Provides information about rights and responsibilities concerning discriminatory behavior, including the application of Title IX. Answers questions about the university’s compliance with Title IX.

University of Mary Washington Police Department –Brent House | 540-654-1025 or 540-654-4444 emergency | UMW PD is a fully certified law enforcement agency by the Commonwealth of Virginia. They enforce policies and procedures of the University 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They are committed to providing and maintaining safe and secure environments.

*This is a partial list. People in the offices listed here can help you come up with other sources of assistance.