Office of Student Advocacy

· · Office of Student Advocacy
Office of Student Advocacy 2020-09-23T12:29:30+00:00

Student Advocacy seeks to ensure all NSU students get the support and resources they need to have a positive educational experience. Our purpose is to assist all students in overcoming obstacles preventing the achievement of their educational goals. Our office accomplishes this by acting as a liaison between the student and our university departments. Please see our list of advocacy services and common issues addressed by our student advocacy office for more details.

Regardless of the services sought, the office and staff remain respectful of the privacy of the student. Additionally, staff will remain in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

  • Meet with Advocacy Office to address concerns of students
  • Academic Support
  • Letters of Support
  • Referrals to campus and community resources
  • Assist in preparation for appeals process
  • Consult with faculty, staff, and community on various issues
  • Support students who are unsure which office to contact regarding their issue of concern

Common Issues Addressed by Student Advocacy

  • Academic (grade) appeals
  • Financial aid appeals
  • Class accommodations
  • Students in need of Accessibility & Disability Support
  • Complaints and Grievances
  • Difficulty navigating campus
  • Academic Support

Kim Liner

Kim Johnson Liner

Title IX Coordinator | Director of Student Advocacy

308 Friedman Student Union

318-357-5570

johnsonk@nsula.edu

studentadvocacy@nsula.edu

Academic Support

  • Academic Success Center | Tutoring
  • Office of Accessibility & Disability Support
    • 108 Watson Library
    • 357.4460
    • OADS

Student Care and Wellness

  • NSU Counseling Center
  • Counselors and confidential advisors are available 7 days a week, 24 hours/day
  • After hours, call University Police to speak to a Counselor or Confidential Advisor
    • 357.5431
    • Contacting the University Police will not initiate a criminal investigation
  • Title IX (Support for sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking)
  • NSU Food Pantry
    • Contact- Dr. Denise Bailey
    • 318-357-6129
    • garlandd@nsula.edu
    • Student Food Pantry is in the Trisler Power Plant (Building 19, “large tower). This is the building next to Russell Hall
  • NSU Health Services

Pregnancy, Parenting, & other Resources

Other Support Services