Staff & Services for Online/Low Residency Students

Bob Cillo

Bob Cillo,
Dean of Students

Phone: 303-546-3506

  • Ombudsman
  • Judicial affairs
  • Student health insurance
  • Student concerns
  • SafeWalk Program

Tashi Browder

Tashi Browder,
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students & DSO

Phone: 303-546-3562

  • Boulder Rec Center student passes
  • Counseling Center appointments
  • Designated School Officer for International Students & Scholars (DSO)
  • Immunization records
  • Lost and found
  • Student and staff ID cards/RTD bus passes
  • Student health insurance

Sarah Steward

Sarah Steward, Coordinator of Career Services and Community Engagement

Phone: 303-245-4863

  • Career planning
  • Graduate school exploration
  • Internships
  • Job searches
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Volunteer and service learning opportunities

Amy MungerAmy Munger,
Community Engagement Coordinator

Phone: 303-245-4621

  • Volunteer and service learning opportunities
  • Americorps Program
  • Alternative Breaks Program
  • Resume and cover letter review

Jennifer Hinton

Jennifer Hinton,
Coordinator of International Students & Scholars

Phone: 303-546-3592

  • Primary Designated School Official (PDSO)
  • International student programming
  • Ongoing support for international students and scholars
  • Student & Scholar Visas
Anne Cowardin

Anne Cowardin,
Director of the Counseling Center

Phone: 303-245-4633

  • Supervision of counseling center staff
  • Administrative direction of the counseling center

Joy RedstoneJoy Redstone,
Crisis, Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Phone: 303-546-3570

  • Counseling and outreach for AOD issues
  • Support for students in recovery

Matt PetersonMatt Peterson,
Director of Student Life

Phone: 303-546-3549

  • Diversity
  • Leadership development
  • Peer mentorship
  • Student event planning
  • Student government
  • Student groups
  • Community resource guide
  • Diversity resources for students
  • Diversity student groups
Jamie Duggan

Jamie Duggan,
Diversity Program Coordinator

Phone: 303-245-4625

  • Diversity programming and events
  • Leadership and Multicultural Resource Center
  • Diversity resources on and off campus
Derrick Jones

Derrick Jones,
Residence Hall Director

Phone: 303-447-3846

  • Community development
  • Management of Snow Lion residence hall
  • Resident Assistant training and supervision

Giovannina JobsonGiovannina Jobson,
Contemplative Practice Coordinator

Phone: 303-546-5298

  • Contemplative practice opportunities
  • Meditation Instruction for Students, Staff & Faculty
Jackie Chavarria

Jackie Chavarria,
Coordinator of Disability Resources

Phone: 303-245-4749

  • Alternate format conversion
  • Disability accommodations
  • Disability awareness and advocacy
  • Faculty and staff consultations and training
  • Ongoing support

Neal SorensenNeal Sorensen,
Specialist - Assistive Technology

Phone: 303-546-3560

  • Text conversion using current OCR software
  • Syllabi checks for students requesting text conversion and confirmation of availability of texts through online services and publishers
  • Liaison with Library regarding accessibility of e-reserves readings
  • Provides training in assistive software and technology to students, staff, and faculty
  • Technical support and troubleshooting for software and texts
  • Completion tracking of text conversion & distribution to/receipt by students

Neal SorensenMari Dark,
Study Abroad Administrator

Phone: 720-254-8807

  • Bhutan Study Abroad Program
  • Where There Be Dragons information
  • Other affiliated study abroad programs
  • New Naropa study abroad opportunities

Academic Coaching Program (ACP)

The Academic Coaching Program offers academic coaching sessions over Skype and via email to students who want extra support to successfully meet their academic goals. Staffed by trained and experienced graduate students, the Academic Coaching Program provides one-on-one study skills and time management tutoring to develop and enhance students' academic competencies. In this one-on-one setting, you and your Academic Coach will seek to understand your academic challenges and honor your strengths and goals. Through this partnership you will explore various proven strategies, techniques, and tools to support your academic success.

Phone: 303-546-3576

Naropa Writing Center (NWC)

The Naropa Writing Center offers 25 or 50 minute appointments to low-residency students through our online software, which allows students to utilize our writing consultation services via a user-friendly online consulting platform.

Types of writing assignments include: essays, thesis papers, personal narratives, résumés, cover letters, creative writing, grant proposals, scholarship essays, and more! Sessions usually begin with questions to understand your current assignment, past writing history, general composing habits, learning style, motivation, etc.

Phone: 303-245-4606