The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Institutional Effectiveness, & Title IX Coordinator

The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs & Institutional Effectiveness and Title IX Coordinator... we promote learning and development through class work and through student development services, programs, and activities.

Our caring faculty and staff support students in achieving their academic and career goals through quality instruction and student-centered services. Our services, programs and activities are designed to support students' development in a holistic manner: intellectually, occupationally, socially, civically, emotionally, physically, spiritually, ethically, and culturally.

Functional Units


Provides information about Harford Community College to prospective students.  Assesses, informally, needs and goals in order to refer to the appropriate programs and services.  Interacts with area schools, community groups, agencies, and businesses through presentations as well as attends public events and distributes college publications.

Advising, Career and Transfer Services 

Provides academic goal setting and assists in selecting courses. 

Career Services 

Assists with career goal setting, resume writing, interviewing skills, and job hunting strategies.

Disability Support Services 

Coordinates academic accommodations; provides assistance with adaptive equipment and assistive technology; provides academic and career advising.

Financial Aid 

Provides information on federal and state aid programs as well as scholarships and assistance with the financial aid process.

Title IX 

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

Registration and Records 

Provides information on enrollment applications, registration and Owl Net; completes transcript and enrollment verification requests; processes graduation and nursing program applications.

My College Success Network

Offers individual guidance and academic support; assists with goal setting focused on African American experiences; offers social and cultural activities.

Student Activities 

Offers comprehensive programs, activities, and services that enhance the experience; oversees registered student organizations and the student government association; offers community involvement opportunities.

Student Intervention and Conduct Services

 Provides early intervention and services by connecting students with needed campus and community resources.

Learning Center 

Provides walk-in tutoring for Harford Community College courses; offers scheduled and group tutoring, study skills and learning strategies, and supplemental instruction.

Testing Center 

Provides academic skills assessment; proctors transitional, make-up, and eLearning exams and is also the site for CLEP, DSST and division exams

Support for Military and Veterans 

Provides information and offers assistance for veterans and active military benefits programs.

Contact Information

Dr. Deborah Cruise
Vice President of Student Affairs, Institutional Effectiveness,
and Title IX Coordinator
Student Center

Leslie S. Manning
Administrative Assistant
Student Center
Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015