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Department Support Services

Department Support Services

Mission

We actively partner with our department chairs and faculty as well as colleagues on campus to support the educational and research mission of the university. Our primary goal is to provide efficient and innovative support for communication and administrative activities while being adaptable to changing timelines and priorities.

Support Services include:

  • Fielding questions from faculty, staff and department chairs and guiding them to the relevant resources
  • Coordinating faculty meetings, calendar invites, generating meeting minutes
  • Updating website and social media pages
  • Facilitate voting during and after the department meetings
  • Disseminating information on behalf of the chair to students and faculty
  • Coordinating requests/parking request for guest speakers
  • Assist with the curriculum and teaching preferences, delivery, IOR petition signatures, class scheduling, record-keeping, and enrollment figures
  • Assist with the purchase and travel reimbursement requests
  • Serve as a repository for institutional memory
  • Events support services 

Contact

For inquiries, please email:

Policies & Support Materials

  • Campus Purchasing (campuswide)
  • Travel (campuswide) (e.g. Connexxus for travel arrangements, Express for travel reimbursements, and policies)

 

Support Staff Contact Information

Mohabbat Ahmadi

Department Support Supervisor

(209) 308-3329

mahmadi6@ucmerced.edu

Office: COB-1, 250

 

Heidi Green

Department Specialist: EBM, POLI, SOC

(209) 382-4073

hgreen2@ucmerced.edu

Office: COB-1, 255

 

Nancy Higareda-Marquez

Department Specialist: CIS, PH, PSY

(209) 201-8167

nhigareda@ucmerced.edu

Office: COB-1, 255

 

Austyn Smith

Events Coordinator

(209) 228-2280

asmith37@ucmerced.edu

Office: COB-1, 254

 

 

Last Updated: July 2020