Student Life Office

Student Life meetings

The deans in Student Life meet regularly one-on-one with students for academic support, assistance in addressing obstacles to student success, guidance on campus policies and procedures, and collaboration on student and campus life initiatives.  They are:

  • Tawana Parks, Dean of Students
  • Amy Schuckman, Associate Dean for Student and Campus Life
  • David Gruber, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Life
  • Britt Hoover, Assistant Dean for Student Support
  • Cameron Tanner, Assistant Dean for Student Rights and Responsibilities

Gwen Sandford (Program Director for International Student Services), Julie Maxfield (Academic Life consultant), Amaan Mohiuddin (Quantitative Skills Specialist and Tutor Program Coordinator in Academic Support Services), and Cathy Carrington (Associate to the Vice President for Student Life) also conduct specific student support meetings as noted below.

Please find the meeting you are interested in below and choose the Dean or staff member with whom you would like to meet, click on their name/link, and pick a meeting time with them.

If you are unsure with whom you should meet, please contact the Student Life Office and include your name, preferred times to meet, and a brief description of what you would like to discuss. We'll be back in touch with you to help schedule your meeting.

Leave of absence meetings

Leave of absence request meeting

This Student Life meeting with a dean is required for your Leave of Absence request to discuss the leave process, answer any questions you have, and share resources available to you. Please schedule your meeting with Amy Schuckman, Britt Hoover, Cameron Tanner, David Gruber, Julie Maxfield, or Tawana Parks.

Leave of absence request meeting for students on an F1 or J1 visa

This Student Life/International Student Services meeting is required for your Leave of Absence request to discuss the leave process, your SEVIS status, answer any questions you have, and share resources available to you. Please schedule your meeting with Gwen Sandford, Program Director for International Student Services.

Leave of absence extension request meeting

For leave of absence requests that will continue a leave you are currently on or have just completed. This Student Life meeting with a staff member is required for your Leave of Absence request to discuss the leave process, answer any questions you have, and share resources available to you. Please schedule this meeting with Cathy Carrington.

Medical Leave of absence meeting

This Student Life meeting with a dean is required for your Medical Leave of Absence request to discuss the leave process, answer any questions you have, and share resources available to you. Please schedule your meeting with Tawana Parks.

Progress Plan meeting

This meeting with Student Services conducted by Academic Life staff is to discuss resources, strategies, and tools to develop your progress plan. Please schedule your meeting with Amaan Mohiuddin, David Gruber, or Julie Maxfield.

Return to Reed meeting

This meeting with a dean in Student Life is to discuss your return to Reed (after a leave, study abroad, readmission, etc.) and is a chance for you to ask any questions you may have to plan for your return and a successful semester. Please schedule your meeting with Amy Schuckman, Britt Hoover, Cameron TannerDavid Gruber, Julie Maxfield, or Tawana Parks

Request for Underload meeting

This meeting with Academic Life staff is to discuss your request for an underload (dropping to fewer than 3 units). Please meet with your faculty adviser before this meeting. Please schedule this meeting with David Gruber, Julie Maxfield, or Amaan Mohiuddin.

Withdrawal meetings

Withdrawal request meeting

This Student Life meeting with a dean is required for your Withdrawal request to discuss your departure from the college and answer any questions you may have regarding your Withdrawal. Please schedule your meeting with Amy Schuckman, Britt Hoover, Cameron Tanner, David Gruber, Julie Maxfield, or Tawana Parks.

Withdrawal request meeting for students on an F1 or J1 visa

This Student Life/International Student Services meeting is required for your Withdrawal request to discuss the withdrawal process, your SEVIS status, and departing Reed College. Please schedule your meeting with Gwen Sandford, Program Director for International Student Services

Your topic/concern: Meeting with Student Life Dean

A meeting with a dean in Student Life can be scheduled for any matter or concern you wish to discuss and not covered by another meeting type listed above. Please schedule your meeting with Amy Schuckman, Britt Hoover, Cameron Tanner, David Gruber, or Tawana Parks.