About Deans of Students
The role of the Dean of Students is to ensure that appropriate resources and opportunities exist to support our students' success. The Deans work with a wide variety of student services to provide opportunities for student learning and development, in academic courses and through extra-curricular activities. The Deans of Students work in conjunction with our college faculty to provide a supportive, learner-centered environment. See the boxes below for more information about some of the departments and programs within the Deans of Students.
- Academic Advising
- Campus Cupboards
- CCAC Pittsburgh Promise Initiatives
- Counseling Services
- CTE Student Support Team (Perkins)
- Resource Navigators
- Student Conduct
- Student Life & Engagement
- Student Success Coaches
- Disability Resources and Services
- Tutoring Services
- Workforce & Job Readiness
Have a question? Need help? The Deans of Students are here to assist. Please use the contact form below to provide us with some information about your question or concern. The Deans of Students share responsibility for responding to your questions and comments and will respond to you in a timely manner. Please understand that complex issues may require additional time for responses.
Please note that if your question or statements involve concerns about academic matters such as grades and course requirements, you should first speak with your instructor. Please refer to the Student Handbook for more information.
We Are Here To Help!
If you have experienced a challenge or roadblock that will keep you from achieving your goals, please contact us immediately. We can assist with both academic and nonacademic challenges such as:
- Struggling in classes or with exams.
- Thinking about withdrawing from a course.
- Figuring out Blackboard or other IT systems.
- Affording college expenses (e.g. books, childcare, transportation).
- Worrying about having enough food for yourself or your family.
- Balancing school with work, family & other commitments.
Connect with us by emailing [email protected] or calling 412-237-HOPE.
For more information about the Student Emergency GAP Fund & other basic needs services, please visit the Resource Navigator webpage or complete the Student Emergency Aid, Technology & Essential Needs Form.
CCAC's Student Handbook is a helpful guide for all students to refer to concerning services for students, academic information, policies and regulations and general information.
All students are responsible for knowing and being familiar with the policies in the student handbook.
Meet Your Deans
Even if a Dean has a specialty, every one of us is here to help you. Pick a Dean by specialty or location and we'll help you. Have a question? Need help with something? The Deans of Students are here to assist!
Tiffany Evans, Ph.D.
Dean of Students – Student Success
Kristin H. Spiker, M.Ed.
Dean of Students – Student Completion
Vladimir St. Surin, PH.D
Dean of Students – Student Engagement
Mary Utter, Ph.D.
Dean of Students – Student Advocacy