Your personal support system at MSU Denver.

Student Engagement and Wellness is an array of departments and services that help students be their best selves, stay the course, and succeed in school, career, and life. We are your personal support.

You have incredible opportunities to learn and develop yourself both in and out of the classroom. Whether it is a leadership lesson learned through a student organization, exposure to new perspectives while canyoneering with a fellow Roadrunner or simply sharing study tips while relaxing between classes, we’ve got you covered!

And should you encounter challenges that get in the way of your progress at the University, our professional staff are here to support you. If you need assistance navigating the many options available to you at MSU Denver or you are struggling with a personal matter impacting your college experience, we are here to help connect you with resources and empower you to overcome hurdles so that you can stay the course and graduate from MSU Denver.

Be Well. Be Supported. Be Engaged.

Who We Are and What We Do

Student Engagement and Wellness is comprised of an array of departments, programs and services that help students be their best selves and succeed in school, career, and life. Our areas include the Center for Equity & Student Achievement, the Health Center at Auraria, the Access Center, the Dean of Students Office, the Student Care Center, the Counseling Center and Campus Recreation. Visit the Departments, Programs and Services page for a detailed look at the many support systems that are available to you.

The Share Meals app is now available!

The Share Meals app allows information about leftover food from events to be shared out with students, helping to reduce hunger and eliminate waste on campus.

Visit the Share Meals site and download the app!

Meet the Team

Taylor Tacket

Taylor Tackett

Associate Vice President, Student Engagement & Wellness / Dean of Students

[email protected] 303-615-0220
Kristen West

Kristin West

Specialist Project Manager & Assistant to the AVP/Dean of Students

[email protected] 303-615-0220

Cynthia Baron, Ed.D., MSW

Assistant Vice President, Equity and Engagement

[email protected] 303-615-0022
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Associate Dean for Student Accountability and Care

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Jeff "Zack" Uszacki

Executive Director, Health Center at Auraria

[email protected] 303-615-9999
Jeanne Burkhart

Jeanne Burkhart, Ph.D.

Interim Executive Director, Counseling Center

[email protected] 303-615-9988
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Loretta L. Wahl

Assistant Dean/Director, TRIO Student Support Services

[email protected]
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Assistant Dean/Director, CMEI

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Diane Yee

Director, Campus Recreation

[email protected] 303-615-1383
Greg Sullivan

Greg Sullivan

Director of the Access Center

[email protected] 303-615-0200

Contact Us

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Office: Tivoli 343

Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 303-615-0220

Location: 900 Auraria Parkway | Tivoli

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