Contacts for Supporting Student Success

Many times, parents, family members, and guardians of Marian University students are the first people our students approach for guidance, support, and help.

The links on this page will provide you with more information about campus resources, and the person to contact, to ensure your student gets answers and assistance when needed.

We look forward to serving you!

Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE)

The Center for Academic Success and Engagement is where Student Affairs and Academic Affairs meet to provide students with resources and services for success.


Academic Advising (visit academic advising)

Assistance with major exploration, academic policies and procedures, and four year academic plans.
Location: Clare Hall, First Floor

Academic Support Services (visit academic support services)

Assistance with academic skill building, disability services, study skill enhancement, placement testing, CLEP testing, Student Success Seminars, test-taking strategies, test anxiety, individual academic support
Location: Clare Hall, first floor

  • MarjBatic
    Marj Batic, MS, LMHC
    Director, Academic Support Services
    (317) 955-6150
    Clare Hall

First-Year Experience

Assistance with transitioning from high school to college.  Students take advantage of activities that connect them with their peers and faculty outside of the classroom as well the greater Indianapolis community.  
Location: Clare Hall, First Floor

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    Jennifer Plumlee
    Director of Academic Engagement
    (317) 955-6595
    Clare Hall, First Floor
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    Tyler Paul
    orientation coordinator
    (317) 955-6354
    Clare Hall, First Floor

Library (visit library)

Assistance with research assistance, articles/databases, individual/group study space
Location: Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library

  • caitlin balgeman
    Caitlin Balgeman
    Electronic Resource Management Librarian
    (317) 955-6393
    Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
  • chris bishop
    Christopher Bishop
    Health Sciences Librarian
    (317) 955-6584
    Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
  • lynne colbert
    Lynné Colbert
    Access Services Librarian
    (317) 955-6264
    Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
  • Cory Hinojosa
    Access Services Associate
    (317) 955-6713
    Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
  • edward mandity
    Edward Mandity
    Assistant Director, Information and Instructional Technology Librarian
    (317) 955-6007
    Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
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    Jeff Russ
    Access Services Associate
    (317) 955-6473
    Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library
  • jessica trinoskey
    Jessica Trinoskey
    Director of University Library Services
    (317) 955-6730
    Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library

Academic Engagement and Peer Tutoring Center (visit peer tutoring center)
Assistance with academic resources. The office provides free resources and services to promote academic success. Services include: peer tutoring, supplemental instruction, success coaching, and success seminars.
Location: Clare Hall, first floor

  • May Cheng
    May Cheng
    Director of Academic Engagement
    (317) 955-6595
    Clare Hall

Registrar’s Office (visit registrar's office)
Assistance with registration, change of major, change of advisor, course drop/add, transfer credit, certification for VA benefits, official transcripts, degree audits, graduation clearance
Location: Marian Hall, first floor

  • Maryann Bonner
    Associate Registrar, non-traditional program 
  • Samantha Eble
    Assistant Registrar, traditional programs
  • Madi Jones
  • Office and Schedule Coordinator
  • Mariah Mueller
    Associate Registrar, traditional programs

  • Jennifer Schwartz
    Executive Director of Enrollment Operations

  • Livia Scott
    Associate Registrar, graduate and professional programs

  • Hanna Varys
    Director of Registration and Records

  • Jennifer Whitson
    Assistant Registrar, College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM)

Speaking Studio (visit speaking studio)
Assistance with speech development, public speaking skills
Location: Clare Hall, lower level

Writing Center (visit writing center)
Assistance with developing writing skills, editing, revisions
Location: Clare Hall, lower level

21st Century Scholars

Assistance with 21st Century Scholar needs, including scholarship eligibility, academic support, and student success.
Location: Clare Hall, First Floor

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    Jennifer Plumlee
    Director of Academic Engagement
    (317) 955-6595
    Clare Hall, First Floor

Financial support

Business Office (visit business office)
Assistance with student account management, account balances, payment plans, check cashing
Location: Marian Hall 103

Financial Aid (visit financial aid)
Assistance with scholarships, grants, FAFSA, federal loans, private loans, financial counseling
Location: Marian Hall 119

Work Study, Student Employment, Internships, and Career Services (visit work study, student employment, internships, and career services)
Assistance with job search, application, resume writing, career exploration 
Contact: or 
Location: Clare Hall 119


Campus Ministry (visit campus ministry)
Assistance with spiritual growth, faith exploration, community faith information, community service, Catholic practices, retreats
Contact: or
Location: Clare Hall, first  

  • Adam Setmeyer
    Adam Setmeyer
    Vice President of Mission and Ministry
    Director of Campus Ministry
    (317) 955-6131
    Oldenburg Hall, Room 121
  • Jeanne Hidalgo
    Jeanne Hidalgo
    Campus Minister
    Coordinator of Service and Social Justice
    (317) 955-6085

Campus Safety and Police Services (visit campus safety and police services)
Assistance with student IDs, parking passes, escorts, vehicle lock outs, jump starts, police reports, emergency notification, lost and found, bicycle rental, bicycle registration
Location: Ruth Lilly Student Center, first floor

Counseling Services (visit counseling services)
Assistance with confidential one-on-one personal counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, career exploration and counseling
Location: Clare Hall, first floor, in Counseling and Consultation Services

Dining Services (visit dining services)
Assistance with meal plans, dining dollars, special dietary concerns/needs
Location: Clare Hall 121

Health and Wellness Services (visit health and wellness services)
Assistance with: management for and diagnosis of common health concerns, common tests, prescriptions, basic physicals, orders for tests, tetanus and influenza vaccines. PPD (TB) tests.
Location: Clare Hall, Room 126

Housing and Residence Life (visit housing and residence life)
Assistance: on campus housing info, housing contracts, room assignments, roommate mediation
Location: Clare Hall

  • Kate Doty
    Kate Doty
    Director - Residential and Commuter Life
    (317) 955-6475
  • Michael Brannigan
    Area Coordinator - University Hall, Drew Hall, Houses and Apartments
    (317) 955-6729
  • Robin Spearin
    Robin Spearin
    Student Affairs Specialist
    (317) 955-6318
  • Anthony Ungaro
    Anthony Ungaro
    Assistant Director - Residential and Commuter Life, The Overlook
    (317) 955-6609


Academic Technology Services (visit academic technology services)
Assistance with software (tutorials), digital media production and training, Canvas support
Location: Library

Help Desk (visit help desk)
Assistance with wireless access, smart phone and iPad, set up, email issues, MUHUB, computer labs, printing, general technology questions
Location: Marian Hall 301
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