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Student Services

Need to connect with Student Services staff?

SCTC understands that our student’s access to the important services that are provided by our student services programs is a necessity. These programs will assist you with registration, academic advising, new student orientation, financial aid and so much more!

SCTC’s Student Services staff will now be able to personally assist you by utilizing a scheduled zoom meeting or telephone call at a day and time that is convenient to you!

Please select one of the following methods to reach our team:

-Schedule a virtual meeting!

Students are now able to video or voice conference with one of SCTC’s friendly staff members Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm. Please uses this link to schedule an appointment: Schedule HERE.

-Email us! 

Have a quick question? Please send an email to



Welcome to the Department of Student Services
Our department is all about supporting SCTC students.  It is made up of the following:

  • Office of the Dean of Students

  • Registrar and Admissions

  • Student Financial Aid

  • STEM Recruiter

Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College will provide assistance or referrals in the following areas:

  • Career development/assistance

  • Student advocacy

  • GED scheduling/assistance

  • College transfer information/assistance

  • Student leadership development and resource materials.

Feel free to stop in at the Dean’s office anytime for advising, degree audits, or with questions.  The Dean also takes care of Graduation Applications and transfer credits.

The Registrar / Admissions Officer can help you with advising and will process your course registrations, drop/add forms, or withdrawal forms.  The Registrar / Admissions Officer also takes care of transcript requests and can provide you with your schedule.

Our Financial Aid Officer is here to help you with all of your financial aid needs, including Pell grants, TIP scholarships, scholarships from your tribe, AICF scholarships, and internal SCTC scholarships.  The FAO can help you through the financial aid process and answer any questions you have along the way.

The "Katy denHeeten Student Resource Center" is overseen by our Academic Skills Specialists, they teach the Math and English refresher courses as well as oversee the tutors and coordinate a variety of activities offered through the KDSRC.  We have tutors available all week, including evenings, to help you be successful in your courses.  The KDSRC also has resource and library materials, copy machine and laminator for your use.  

Placement testing in reading, writing, and mathematics is required of all new students.  Please see the Dean, Registrar / Admissions Officer or Financial Aid Officer to arrange for placement testing.

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Academic Advising

Students may contact the Dean of Students for advising.

Transfer Students must order official transcripts from other colleges attended in order for transfer credits to be evaluated.

New students are encouraged to meet with the Dean of Students to discuss degree options and arrange placement testing before registering for classes.

Continuing students should meet with the Dean of Student Services each semester to determine which courses to take the following semester.

Dr. Amanda Flaugher - Dean of Students
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Student Advocate

The primary purpose of the Student Advocate is to listen to student issues and concerns in confidence and to advise students of their rights.

The Student Advocate also facilitates the resolution of Student Conduct violations.

Students are welcome to walk in during office hours, or schedule an appointment at any time to discuss issues or concerns, both academic and non-academic in nature.

Dr. Adam Haviland - Student Advocate
Library Services

The SCTC Library, a satellite of the SCIT Tribal Library, located on campus in the Katy denHeeten Student Resource Center (SRC), provides a collection of titles and other materials as well as access to holdings through the Chippewa River District Library.
In addition, SCTC provides students with internet access, academic database research, and a collection of books and videos.
The Michigan eLibrary (MeL) includes specialized resources, such as those in genealogy, health, business, test preparation, careers, and education. MeL also contains many general resources that cover all subject areas and has resources specifically for children and older students.
SCTC Students (with SCTC I.D. card) also have full access and privileges at the Central Michigan University Park Library at 300 E. Preston Street, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858.
Students are also encouraged to use the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Library, 7070 E. Broadway, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858.

Student Accommodations Services 

Students with a documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are eligible to receive reasonable accommodation and disability-related services.

Under the law, a person has a disability if he or she has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities (walking, standing, seeing, speaking, hearing, sitting, breathing, taking care of oneself).

Students are responsible for providing SCTC with appropriate documentation of their disability, students with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students to receive reasonable accommodation.

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