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The South Hall Administrative Support Center (SASC) provides administrative services for the departments of English, English for Multi-Lingual Students Program (EMS), Linguistics, Philosophy, and the Writing Program. It includes Academic Services and Student Services units.

3431 and 3432 South Hall
Hours: 9:00-noon, 1:00-4:00 pm Monday-Friday
Student Advising Hours: 9:00-11:00 am, 1:30-3:00 pm
Faculty and Graduate Student Mailboxes:  3421 South Hall
Main Info lines:  805-893-7488 or 805-893-7489
Fax:  805-893-7492 or 805-893-7491

SASC Management Team

Dana Dana Spoonerow
SASC Director

SH 3431H

805-893-3237
spoonero@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties
All management functions related to the operations of administrative support and services of the SASC (Student Services and Academic Services units) provided to South Hall HFA departments and programs in the areas of Academic Personnel, Financial/Budget, Student Services, Contract and Grant administration, Purchasing, IT, Space, Development and Alumni Relations, Safety, Policy and Procedures, etc.

David David Holmes
Manager, SASC (Financial & Academic Personnel Services Unit)

SH 3431C

805-893-3864
davidholmes@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties
- Managerial oversight of Academic Services Unit of the SASC
- Financial and academic personnel policy and procedures
- Academic appointments and payroll
- Financial/academic personnel staff supervisor

Martin Martin Stokes
Manager, SASC (Student Services Unit)

SH 3432G

805-893-2708
mstokes@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties
- Managerial oversight of Student Services Unit of the SASC
- Student services policy and procedures
- Curriculum planning and course scheduling
- TA/Associate/Reader appointments and payroll
- Student services staff supervisor

SASC Front Desk

Shannon Shannon Dalton
Instructional Program Assistant

Front desk SH 3432

805-893-7488
sdalton@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties - All Departments
- Visitor parking arrangements
- Teaching evaluations
- Room and media equipment reservations
- Website updates and questions
- Technical assistance (e.g., copiers, printers)
- Faculty email list administrator (Writing Program only)
- Textbook and desk copy orders
- Office hours listings
- Keys
- Office supplies, business cards
- Door codes

[if Shannon is unavailable, please contact Sara at x7489 for immediate needs.]


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Sara Williams
Instructional Program Assistant

Front desk SH 3431

805-893-7489
swilliams@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties - All Departments
- Textbook and desk copy orders
- Office hours listings
- Keys
- Mail boxes
- Office supplies, business cards
- Teaching evaluations
- Room and media equipment reservations
- Website updates and questions
- Technical assistance (e.g., copiers, printers)
- Door codes

[if Sara is unavailable, please contact Shannon Dalton at x7488 for immediate needs.]

English for Multilingual Students Program/Writing Program

Michelle Michelle Lee
EMS Program Manager

SH 3431A

805-893-7258
mlee@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties- EMS and Writing Programs
- All administrative support for the EMS Program
- Student advising for EMS Program
- International student TA evaluations
- ELPE and AWPE placements for EMS students
- Course scheduling
- Budget and financial management
- Academic personnel
- All other EMS-related inquiries
- TA/Associate appointments and payroll for the Writing Program

Graduate Advisors

Mary Rae Mary Rae (“MR”) Staton
Staff Graduate Advisor

SH 3432F

805-893-2639
staton@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties - English Department
- Graduate student recruitment and admissions
- Graduate student progress checks
- Graduate student advising
- TA coordinator: recruitment, payroll, fee remissions
- Graduate committee consultant
- Student awards
- Graduate stipends
- Block grant/graduate funding support
- Graduate email list administrator

Palm Trees Alicia Holm
Staff Graduate Advisor

SH 3432E

805-893-7490
abaker@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties - Linguistics and Philosophy Departments
- Graduate student recruitment and admissions
- Graduate student progress checks
- Graduate student advising
- TA coordinator: recruitment, payroll, fee remissions
- Graduate committee consultant
- Student awards
- Graduate stipends
- Block grant/graduate funding support
- Graduate email list administrator

Undergraduate Advisors

Nick Nick Alward
Staff Undergraduate Advisor

SH 3432B

805-893-4710
nick@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties - English Department
- Undergraduate student major, minor, and program advising
- Undergraduate student petitions for major requirements
- Specializations
- Course scheduling
- Add code and wait list administrator
- Undergraduate E-mail list administrator
- Undergraduate contests and awards
- Commencement/graduation planning

Joni Karen Barteld
Staff Undergraduate Advisor

SH 3432C

805-893-3776
kbarteld@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties- Linguistics and Philosophy Departments
- Undergraduate student major, minor, and program advising
- Undergraduate student petitions for major requirements
- Approval codes
- University and department undergrad awards
- Course scheduling and wait-lists
- Seminar room scheduling (COURSES only)
- Undergrad listserve and alumni info

Tyler Tyler Gardner
Staff Undergraduate Advisor

SH 3432D

805-893-2613
tgardner@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties- Writing Program
- ACE course enrollment
- Undergraduate student advising for the Minor in Professional Writing
- Questions regarding UCSB and WP policies, procedures, and requirements
- General Education Area A questions and placements
- Course substitutions (community colleges, CSUs, UCs and EAP)
- Prerequisite checking and clearance
- Beginning-of-quarter drops for non-attendance

Financial and Budget Coordinators

photo of Cece Schneider Cecilia Schneider
Financial and Budget Coordinator

SH 3431G

805-893-3475
cschneider@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties - English Department and SASC
- Business meeting, entertainment, travel, and miscellaneous reimbursements
- Undergraduate and graduate RA hires (hourly)
- Time sheets and payroll for hourly employees
- Graduate stipends (non-block grant)
- Undergraduate stipends
- Financial reports

photo of Brenda Ruiz Brenda Ruiz
Financial and Budget Coordinator

SH 3431F

805-893-7826
bruiz@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties - Linguistics, Philosophy and Writing Program
- Business meeting, entertainment, travel, and miscellaneous reimbursements
- Undergraduate and graduate RA hires (hourly)
- Time sheets and payroll for hourly employees
- Graduate stipends (non-block grant)
- Undergraduate stipends
- Financial reports

Academic Personnel Coordinators

placeholder Meg Wilson
Academic Personnel Coordinator

SH 3431B

805-893-7151
mwilson@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties - Linguistics and Philosophy Departments
- Personnel policy and procedures
- Faculty recruitment and appointments
- Ladder faculty merits, promotions, career steps, retentions, appraisals
- Non-Senate faculty re-appointments, excellence reviews, merits
- Payroll, additional compensation, and contracts
- Sabbatical and other leaves
- Donor acknowledgment
- Faculty email list administrator
- Visiting scholars
- New faculty email, UCSBNetID, orientation

Marlee Marlee Richter
Academic Personnel Coordinator

SH 3431D

805-893-3479
tmrichter@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties - English Department and Writing Program
- Personnel policy and procedures
- Faculty recruitment and appointments
- Ladder faculty merits, promotions, career steps, retentions, appraisals
- Non-Senate faculty re-appointments, excellence reviews, merits
- Payroll, additional compensation, and contracts
- Sabbatical and other leaves
- Donor acknowledgment
- Faculty email list administrator (English only)
- New faculty email, UCSBNetID, orientation
- Website updates (back-up)

Technical Support

Websites
Websites

sasc-webupdates@hfa.ucsb.edu
Duties - All Departments
- Website maintenance, updates, and questions

Joni Brian Reynolds
Network Systems Administrator

SH 3431J

805-893-4135
reynolds@english.ucsb.edu
Duties - English Department and SASC Staff
- Maintenance of servers
- Maintenance of department, lab, and center computers
- All functions related to IT
- Media equipment assistance
- Security/door code oversight