Student Affairs

Student Affairs complements the overall institutional mission to promote student success.

About our Office

We believe in an approach which rests on a platform of core principles:

To serve students in the pursuit of their educational and career goals by providing:

  • Professional excellence
  • Friendly, personalized, technology-enhanced service
  • Accessible, accurate and timely information
  • Student-centered procedures and policies
  • Sensitivity to diverse needs and interests

To work collaboratively with Academic Affairs in the support of students in the following areas:

  • Educational-vocational preparation
  • Cognitive/ intellectual growth
  • Social/ interpersonal development
  • Character and leadership building
  • Physical and emotional well-being

To foster lifelong learning through the development and delivery of strategic programs and services:

  • Outreach and access
  • Educational Planning
  • Personal/ social support
  • Co-curricular and multi-cultural activities
  • Athletics, health and wellness

Hours and Location

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Student Affairs Office is located in Frost Building, Room 224.


Yanina Vargas
Vice President for Student Affairs
(413) 552-2231

Tony Sbalbi
Dean of Students
(413) 552-2391

Rosita Nunez
Staff Assistant
(413) 552-2231


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000