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Student Affairs Team

Greetings from The Office of Student Affairs 

The Office of Student Affairs works collaboratively with faculty, students, and administrators to create an environment that fosters learning and personal development. Together we provide a broad array of academic and student services, programs, activities, and opportunities to help students be informed, get connected, and stay involved as an active member in this special community of scholars. Our objective is to help you succeed academically and move towards achieving your educational and professional goals.

Visit our office at 82 Washington Square East (Pless Hall) on the second floor. Our general hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. ET. Call us at 212.998-5065. Email us at More information regarding our in-person and virtual walk-in hours can be found below under Student Engagement and Services.


Office of the Associate Dean

Tara McNally
Assistant to the Dean

Academic Advisement and Student Success

Marni Vassallo
Director, Advising and Student Success

Visit the Academic Advisement webpage

Student Engagement and Services

Meet with a member of our team during our daily walk-in hours or use the following links for our (virtual) walk-in hours to meet with a member of our staff remotely; no appointments are necessary for the hours listed below. 

Mondays from Noon to 5pm ET  (remote only)
Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm ET
Tuesdays from 1pm to 5pm ET
Wednesdays from 9am to 1pm ET
Thursdays from 1pm to 5pm ET

Jeanne Bannon
Senior Director, Student Engagement and Services

Justine Kelly-Fierro
Associate Director, Student Leadership and Engagement

Nija Leocadio
Senior Graduate Student Engagement Administrator

Nicholas Voelker
Senior International Student Engagement Administrator 

Luis Andrew Lopez
Counselor, Opportunities Program
Academic Advisor, Steinhardt & Liberal Studies

Visit the NYU Opportunity Programs website

Registration Services

Kate Legnetti
Senior Director

Belkis Baez
Senior Administrator

Andrea Fannelli
Senior Administrator

Visit the Registration webpage

Office of Doctoral Studies

Nancy Hall
Associate Director
Pless Hall, 2nd Floor

Visit the Doctoral Studies webpage

Teacher Certification

Mark J. Perez
Certification Officer
Senior Certification Services Administrator

Visit the Teacher Certification webpage

Graduate Admissions

John Myers
Director of Enrollment Management
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor

Visit the Admissions webpage

Student Affairs Events

Tanya Gary
Associate Director
212-998-5026 or