Division of Student Affairs

Welcome Grizzlies! We are thrilled that you chose Guttman Community College and are excited to connect with you. Your college experience does not only happen in the classroom; it also includes co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences that are designed to build community and foster your intellectual, social, and personal growth.

The Division of Student Affairs consists of multiple units and programs commited to providing holistic support and creating an inclusive campus community where you have a sense of belonging, have access to the resources you need to be successful, and are empowered to pursue your academic and personal goals. It is our desire that you feel connected to Guttman and engage in all the various services, activities, and opportunities available to you.

We hope you are inspired to be a lifelong learner and use your passions and unique strengths to contribute to the betterment of Guttman and your communities.

Courtney Stevenson

Interim Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Meet the Staff

Courtney Stevenson
Interim Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Room 507
646-313-8165

Esperanza Martin
Student Engagement Coordinator/
646-313-8269

The Office of AccessABILITY Services is dedicated to students with disabilities by providing the opportunity for success and equal access at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations as outlined by Federal and State law. We also strive to create an inclusive, safe and respectful environment. By promoting awareness, knowledge and equity, we aspire to impact positive change within individuals and the campus community.

Crystal Vasquez/ Director of AccessABILITY/ 646-313-8812

The Office of Student Leadership & Campus Life (SL&CL) provides students with many opportunities to develop leadership skills while contributing to the academic, social, and cultural environment of the College.  Leadership programming supports student preparation for professional and community responsibilities through immersion and engagement on and off-campus.

Andrew Bennett/ Director of Campus Life/ 646-313-8163

Peer Mentoring is designed to enhance the in-class and co-curricular student experience at Guttman. Peer Mentors lead Admissions events, support classes in the First Year Experience and Programs of Study, hold academic support sessions known as Meet-Ups, and facilitate Transfer Bridge activities to encourage continued success at the senior college.

The Connect Center provides services and resources to help students address barriers that prevent them from attending and completing school. We provide this service in collaboration with both internal and external partners. All of the services offered at Single Stop are free for students and their families.

Dana LePage/ Connect Center Manager/ 646-313-8064
Samantha Gregoire-James/ Connect Center Administrative Coordinator/ 646-313-8857

Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct (OSC) promotes a safe and secure community and enforces City University of New York rules and regulations through civility, integrity, and student learning while treating each student with dignity and respect. The Office of Student Conduct treats all students with fairness, consistency and respect whether complainant, respondent, or violator of the Student Conduct Code.

The Counseling and Wellness Center offers free and confidential mental health counseling to assist students with any matters of personal concern such as depression, anxiety, stress, procrastination, and relationships. It is a safe and open place where students can express themselves and learn effective tools to use now and in the future. Additionally, the Counseling and Wellness Center facilitates several groups, workshops, and events throughout the year to support students’ wellbeing.

Counseling.Wellness@guttman.cuny.edu / 646-313-8143 / Room 509A

Guttman’s CARE Team provides proactive guidance to develop the most effective and efficient approach for addressing and preventing crisis events on campus. Guttman’s CARE Team identifies, assesses, and monitors students displaying levels of distress, disruption, or behavioral dysfunction that might warrant timely intervention. The team’s primary goal is to provide threat assessments and early intervention before a crisis arises.

Safe Zone Certification Program is comprised of a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and student advocates committed to creating a campus climate where all LGBTQ+, and other genders, are able to thrive academically, professionally, and personally on campus. It is a campus-wide program designed to provide foundational knowledge needed to support and act in solidarity with LGBTQ+ populations. Safe Zone is designed to visibly identify a network of students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ+ population, better understand LGBTQ+ communities and some of the issues the community faces, and are aware of various LGBTQ+ resources available. Safe Zones are offered throughout the academic year for faculty, staff, and students.

The United Men of Color (UMOC) program is designed to provide an inclusive and supportive space where men of color, in particular, can receive academic support, mentoring, and have the opportunity to engage in social-cultural dialogue that will enhance their understanding of self and their relationship to different communities. Through UMOC, scholars participate in a variety of activities that include, but are not limited, to monthly workshops, community service projects, and program initiatives designed to build character and a sense of community amongst participants. UMOC is part of the larger CUNY Black Male Initiative umbrella.

The Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) mentorship program exists to provide academic, personal, professional, community and leadership development to young women. GRIT strives to enhance participants’ lives through mentorship, enrichment programs, and workshops that serve to inspire individual advancement. The vision is for all program participants to achieve academic excellence, graduate from college, and become successful leaders and role models in their respective careers and communities.

Women’s Resource Services is dedicated to helping every woman at Guttman Community College become self-assured with a streetwise savvy that comes from actively engaging with the world. Welcoming men and women alike who are committed to gender equity and social change, the Women Resources Services engage topics such as civic engagement, domestic and/or gender violence, and sexual harassment education. Additional programming includes monthly luncheon support groups and Women Collective groups.