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Vice President's Message

Whether you are an incoming freshman, transfer, or returning student, we are extremely excited that you are part of the UH community and I want you to know the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services is dedicated to your success. Please take the opportunity to explore our departments, programs, and services. The Student Affairs and Enrollment Services team are committed to providing a dynamic array of quality leadership and engagement opportunities as well as support services for the diverse student population at UH. We are dedicated to supporting the academic mission of the institution by enriching the overall student experience.

The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services is devoted to a continuous improvement process which will include regularly assessing our programs and services to make certain we offer the quality and quantity that keeps pace with our ever-evolving dynamic student body. During the academic year you may be asked to provide feedback to help us get better; please take the time to give us your input. The data we gather will help us make informed decisions regarding how we can best support and ensure your success. Creating the finest collegiate learning experience for our students is a true collaborative partnership between all UH stakeholders and your guidance is an important component.

Office of the Vice President

Daniel Maxwell

Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, UH System
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, UH

Dan became a member of the UH community in January 2012. Prior to moving to Houston, he served as the Director of the Campus Center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He brings a wealth of knowledge in the area of building inclusive communities as a way to support student success. Read more about Dan.

Mara Affre

Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services, UH System
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services, UH

Mara joined the Division in October 2014. She provides leadership, management, organization, and administrative oversight of a comprehensive enrollment services portfolio which includes Admissions (including undergraduate student recruitment), University Registrar, Scholarships and Financial Aid, Orientation, Communications and Marketing, Enrollment Management Production Support (PeopleSoft Campus Solutions), and the Welcome Center. Read more about Mara.

Scott Radimer

Scott Radimer, PhD

Director, Assessment and Planning

Scott joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services as the new Director of Assessment and Planning in July 2019. As the Director he coordinates assessment activities, the strategic plan, department/program reviews, and contributions to university reporting. Additionally, he assists in the accreditation process, advises the Division’s Assessment & Customer Service committees, and manages annual reporting. Read more about Scott.

Andrea Ward

Andrea Ward

Development Officer

Andrea Ward joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services as the new Development Officer in March 2018. As Development Officer, Andrea is responsible for coordinating division-wide and department-level initiatives with scholarships, foundations, annual fund, corporate, private, and individual gifts. She will also engage in developing and expanding the division’s donor base and the creation of special events. Read more about Andrea.

Sandi Martin

Director of Marketing and Communications

Sandi Martin joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services in March 2020. As the director of marketing and communications, Sandi is responsible for planning and coordinating the overall communications strategy for the division. She oversees publications, writes news releases, updates the division's social media, and coordinates communications with the public and the UH campus community. She also oversees the distribution of CoogNews, the division's staff newsletter, and the campus community newsletter to faculty and staff.

Michelle Rice-Shaw

Michelle Rice

Executive Administrative Assistant

Michelle joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services in October 2015. She is responsible for coordinating the daily schedule of the executives with staff, administrators, alumni, students, the Board of Regents, government officials, and community leaders. Read more about Michelle.

Patricia Magdaleno

Administrative Assistant

Patricia has worked in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for the past five years. Patricia provides direct assistance to the Associate Vice Chancellor/Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Advancement, the Director of Assessment and Planning, and the Communications Manager. She is responsible for managing the AVC/AVP's schedule, providing administrative and clerical support, assisting with meeting coordination, and other duties.