Moraine Valley Community College || Student Services

Overview

The Student Services subdivision at Moraine Valley is student-centered and exists to help each student meet his or her personal, educational and career goals. Moraine Valley staff is committed to providing excellent services designed to facilitate student learning, student development and student success.

Student Services
Chet Shaw, M.B.A.
Dean
(708) 974-5360 shawc6@morainevalley.edu

International Student Affairs (S217)
Diane Viverito, M.S.
Assistant Dean
(708) 974-5443 viverito@morainevalley.edu
The Office of International Student Affairs provides services for applicants and international students enrolled at Moraine Valley Community College. Our services include academic advising, new student orientation, social and educational events, immigration advising, and housing assistance. Our goal is to enable international students to have successful academic, cultural and personal experiences while enrolled at the college. At Moraine Valley, we view the presence of international students on our campus as an opportunity for students and community members to gain broader knowledge of the diverse and multicultural world we share. 

Job Resource Center (S202)
Pamela Payne, M.S.
Director
(708) 974-5737 paynep6@morainevalley.edu
The Job Resource Center's mission is to support the career development process of students by helping them make effective job and career decisions. We assist students with the development and implementation of short- and long-term job search plans, and provide a bridge for students from the educational experience to the world of work. We also develop linkages with business, government, education, and community services to strengthen the college image and communicate an understanding of the relationship of education to work.

Multicultural Student Affairs (S201)
Adrienne Stewart, M.A.
Director
(708) 974-5478 stewarta@morainevalley.edu
The mission of Multicultural Student Affairs is to recruit, retain and promote degree completion of students of color and individuals with limited English. We support academic excellence and promote respect for diversity and exploration of learning from the myriad of cultures that our increasingly diverse student body presents.

Code of Conduct and Student Life (U115)
Kent Marshall, M.A.
Assistant Dean
(708) 974-5390 marshallk34@morainevalley.edu
The Student Life Office is designed to enhance the educational goals of the students through co-curricular activities. The program provides educational opportunities through practical implementation. The Student Life Office develops students through the presentation of intellectual, recreational, service and social activities at the college and in the community.

TRIO Student Support Services (S219)
Terry Chambers, M.S.
Director
(708) 974-5648 chambers@morainevalley.edu
The Student Support Services program at Moraine Valley is a federal TRIO grant program funded through the U.S. Department of Education designed to help first-generation college students, economically disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities succeed in college. The goal of the program is to help students graduate from Moraine Valley and transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor's degree.

TRIO Educational Talent Search (S219)
Josiah Fuller, M.A.
Director
(708) 608-4026 fullerj44@morainevalley.edu
Moraine Valley's Educational Talent Search is a federal TRIO grant program funded through the U.S. Department of Education. The program is designed to motivate and encourage participants to stay in school, graduate and enroll or re-enroll in post-secondary education. Our program requires that participants meet the federal guidelines for low-income and/or first generation-potential college-bound students, in grades six through twelve, from the following schools: Calumet Elementary School, Hale Middle School, Kellar Middle School, Kerr Middle School, Veteran's Memorial School, Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, and Harold L. Richards High School.

TRIO Upward Bound (S219)
Misty Williams, M.S.
Director
(708) 608-4145 williamsm332@morainevalley.edu
Moraine Valley's Upward Bound program is a TRIO program federally funded through the U.S. Department of Education. It prepares students to be successful in high school and enroll in college by providing a variety of services designed to improve academic, career and personal skills. The services, such as tutoring, ACT/SAT preparation and college planning, are offered during the school year (academic component) and in a six-week summer program (summer component) on the Moraine Valley campus. The students are in grades nine through twelve and attend Dwight D. Eisenhower High School in Blue Island. They are expected to commit to Upward Bound until they complete high school, and successfully enroll in postsecondary education.