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Student Development Division

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It is the aim of Student Development division to support the teaching and learning mission of the College. Each part of the Division uniquely and collaboratively contributes to the successful fulfillment of the mission of the whole Division. This mission is to be a catalyst for change and innovation as the college intensifies its focus on student success and completion. The Division also strives to have the most engaged, satisfied, and successful community college student body in the state of Ohio. Each group creates actionable initiatives that will impact this vision.

The Division's goals and priorities always connect and impact the overarching Institutional Strategic Priorities of the College:

Alignment

Equity

Growth

 

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

The primary goal of the office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is to provide financial assistance to students who, without such aid, would be unable to attend college.


International Education

The International Education Office assists international, and ESL students with admissions and enrollment provide information to these students on immigration-related issues and practical matters and deliver new student orientation.  The Office also coordinates study abroad programs works with international partners and provides international programming to the campus community throughout the year.


Regional Centers

The Regional Centers continue to play an important role to achieve Sinclair’s Strategic direction: Alignment, Equity, and Growth.

We will continue:

  1. To be grounded in the communities where we are located, to ensure that accessibility is an interactive process where we are in partnership with a wide range of constituents (schools, community organizations, businesses, etc.);
  2. To create a student experience at our locations that affirms belonging and persisting toward students’ educational goals; and
  3. To sharpen our focus on “completion” milestones through streamlining processes, clarifying pathways, and strengthening wrap-around support for students to successfully transition into the college, through academic programs and on to baccalaureate programs and/or careers.

Through these efforts we will realize a vision of strengthened communities with increasing numbers of thriving individuals who transition into evermore successful careers. We commit to this work because we believe that education is vital to social and economic mobility for our students, their families, and generations to follow.

Regional Center Locations:

Registration and Student Records

The Office of Registration and Student Records is responsible for the collection, administration, maintenance, processing, and distribution of information. As official custodian of student academic records, the Office of Registration determines the access and distribution of those records, based on College policy, state and federal laws, and is involved in the interpretation of academic policies as they relate to students.


Strategic Enrollment Management

The Strategic Enrollment Management group creates and maintains a complex network of resources focused on two major themes: Recruitment and Outreach activities and initiatives designed to recruit and enroll talented, motivated, diverse and dedicated students to Sinclair; and Enrollment Operation activities and initiatives designed to provide academic and financial support and services to enrolled students so they may continue to make progress and succeed in their chosen academic goal.

The Strategic Enrollment Management group is integral in helping the institution to:

  • Determine, achieve, and maintain optimum enrollment.
  • Establish clear goals for the number and types of students needed to fulfill the institutional mission.
  • Create a data-rich environment to inform decisions and evaluate strategies.
  • Promote academic success by improving student access, transition, persistence and graduation.
  • Enable the delivery of effective academic programs.
  • Generate added net revenue for the institution.

The Strategic Enrollment Management Group consists of the following departments:

Strategic Marketing & Communication

The Strategic Marketing & Communication department is responsible for the development and implementation of the college's marketing, advertising, social media, branding and brand awareness.


Student Affairs

The mission of Student Affairs is to provide Sinclair students and the campus community with exceptional guidance and assistance as they work to achieve their goals:  www.sinclair.edu/student-affairs


Student Enrichment Programs

Student Enrichment Programs connects area people and businesses to the educational programs and resources they need to help their communities grow. We provide early education opportunities for high school students, community outreach programs for special audiences, college preparation resources, and high school dropout recovery services. We work to give local communities every opportunity for a better future.


University Partnership

University Partnerships develops and fosters clear transfer pathways for students who plan to continue their education beyond Sinclair. High-quality transfer partnerships have been established with a number of public and private universities to ensure students experience a successful pathway to a bachelor’s degree.