Office of Student Life & Engagement

Office of Student Life & Engagement assists all students, from their initial orientation to the College through successful completion of their academic and personal goals. We advocate for student needs, act as a liaison between you and academic departments and provide supports and challenges designed to enhance personal growth, as well as a sense of personal authority and responsibility.

Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

Telephone: 402.461.7305.

Susan Meeske
Executive Vice President
Enrollment and Student Experience
Room 120, Hurley-McDonald Hall

Vernon James
Dean of Student Life
Room 123C, Hazelrigg Student Union

Dr. Lisa Smith
Dean of Student Engagement
Room 122A, Hazelrigg Student Union

Chandra Essex
Director of Housing
Room 123, Hazelrigg Student Union

Rev. Damen Heitmann
Hastings College Chaplain
Office: French Memorial Chapel

Academic Affairs

We’re here to answer your questions about the academic catalog, the dean’s list, January term, academic procedures, majors and minors, off-campus study opportunities and advising.

Dr. Barbara Sunderman
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs
Room 200, Hurley-McDonald