Who's Who Directory

Academic Records, Diplomas, and Transcript Area 

Melissa Stanford  Associate Registrar 214.768.7268 mstanfor@smu.edu

Academic Records Services Team 
Processes and supports: academic standing-probation, suspension, dismissal; disciplinary standings-probation, suspension, dismissal; early/mid-term grading; end-of-term grading; grade changes; honors violations; repeat flags; Incomplete Agreements; Pass/Fail Agreements; honors and awards; test credits-AP & IB; transcript notations. 

Claudia Castillo Assistant Registrar, Academic Records 214.768.3516 cycastillo@smu.edu
Mary Compian Academic Records Counselor  214.768.4116 mcompian@smu.edu
Carolyn Maynard  Academic Records Counselor  214.768.6054 cmaynard@smu.edu
Matt Jackson Academic Records Counselor  214.768.6076 mattjackson@smu.edu
Diploma Services Team 
Processes and supports: application for candidacy to graduate; diploma ordering; prepare degree candidate/recipient section of the graduation brochures; awarding of degrees; Honor Roll (fall and spring); Latin Honors calculations (annual). 
Jackie Wilborn 
Schools: Lyle, UG and GR; DC, GR
Assistant Registrar, Diploma Services 214.768.2048 jwilborn@smu.edu
Mary Compian 
Schools: Cox, UG and GR
Academic Records Counselor  214.768.4116 mcompian@smu.edu
Matt Jackson 
Schools: Meadows, UG and GR; Dedman School of Law 
Academic Records Counselor  214.768.6067 mattjackson@smu.edu
Carolyn Maynard 
Schools: DC, UG; Perkins School of Theology
Academic Records Counselor  214.768.6054 cmaynard@smu.edu
Claudio Castillo
Schools: The Guildhall; Simmons, UG and GR
Assistant Registrar, Academic Records Services  214.768.3516 cycastillo@smu.edu
FERPA & Release of Education Records 
Responsible for oversight of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and related questions. 
desferpa@smu.edu
Melissa Stanford  Associate Registrar  214.768.7268 mstanfor@smu.edu
Front Counter Services Team 
Responsible for oversight and daily operation of the Division of Enrollment Services counter, serving as liaison with other areas within the Division and other departments within the University. Assists students and guests in Blanton Services Building (i.e., transcript pickup, enrollment/degree certifications & biographical updates)
Jean Porter  Manager, Enrollment Services Counter  214.768.4059 jeanp@smu.edu
Meghan Budig  Manager, Certification, Ceremonies and Special Projects  214.768.4350 mabudig@smu.edu
Transcript Services Team 
Processes and supports: NSC Degree Verify submission; NSC Enrollment submission; NSC Transcript Ordering
Jean Porter  Manager, Enrollment Services Counter  214.768.4059 jeanp@smu.edu
Jonathan Ferris  Assistant Registrar for Academic Records  214.768.7699 jtferris@smu.edu
Academic Scheduling, Veterans Services and Enrollment Area 
Mitzie Goff Associate Registrar  214.768.3509 mgoff@smu.edu
 Academic Scheduling Services 
Manages academic scheduling and provides scheduling support for departments within the University. Also supports and maintains course catalog updates, the final exam schedule, and the academic calendar.
Todd Chiscano  Assistant Registrar for Academic Ceremonies  214.768.1690 chiscano@smu.edu
Meghan Budig  Manager, Certification, Ceremonies and Special Projects  214.768.4350 mabudig@smu.edu
Biographical Updates Team 
Elizabeth Neel  Academic Records Counselor  214.768.2039 eneel@smu.edu
Jean Porter  Manager, Front Counter Services  214.768.4059 jeanp@smu.edu
Enrollment Services 
Manages and plans procedures for establishing and maintaining enrollment; adds/drops, cancelations and withdrawals; handles enrollment petitions
Amber Howell  Manager, Enrollment  214.768.2442 alhowell@smu.edu
Room Scheduling Team 
Manages room reservations for buildings within Dedman College. Reservations are only made online; room request e-mail:
enrlschd@smu.edu
Darrah Rippy  Assistant Registrar, Academic Scheduling  214.768.1156 drippy@smu.edu
Elizabeth Neel  Academic Records Counselor  214.768.2039 eneel@smu.edu
Todd Chiscano Manager, Curriculum Offerings Support  214.768.1690 chiscano@smu.edu
Transfer Services, Academic Ceremonies, Visiting Student Services, Certification Services and Catalog Team 
Steven Morales  Associate Registrar  214.768.7427 stevenmorales@smu.edu
Academic Ceremonies Team 
Responsible for planning and executing Opening Convocation, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate, May and December Commencements, December Rotunda Recessional and Spring Rotunda Passage. 
Caty Rambo Manager, Certification, Ceremonies and Special Projects  214.768.4348 mabudig@smu.edu
Catalogs 
Facilitates, edits and produces 9 academic catalogs for the University including the Undergraduate Catalog and catalogs for each of the 8 schools at SMU
Meg Scott Catalog Editor  214.768.3094 mhscott@smu.edu
Certification Services Team 
Processes and supports certification services including course description, degree and enrollment certifications
Meghan Budig  Manager, Certification, Ceremonies and Special Projects  214.768.4350 mabudig@smu.edu
Mary Compian  Academic Records Counselor  214.768.4116 mcompian@smu.edu
Carolyn Maynard  Academic Records Counselor  214.768.6054 cmaynard@smu.edu
Matt Jackson Academic Records Counselor  214.768.1957 mattjackson@smu.edu
Visiting Student Services 
Responsible for the admission, application processing, enrollment and orientation of visiting students. 
Alyssa Martin  Coordinator of Administration and Visiting Students  214.768.4712 amparrish@smu.edu
Transfer Credit Services Team 
Responsible for facilitating the evaluation of transfer credit for new, continuing and readmitted students by working with various offices on campus to ensure that all transferable courses that meet the academic standards and policies set forth for transfer credit at SMU are applied to a student’s academic record. 
Meghan Budig  Assistant Registrar  214.768.4350 mabudig@smu.edu
Mary Compian
Caseload: A, B, C, I ,J, Q, R, U ,W
Academic Records Counselor  214.768.4116 mcompian@smu.edu
Matt Jackson
Caseload: H, K, L, M, O, P, V, Y
Academic Records Counselor  214.768.6076 mattjackson@smu.edu
Carolyn Maynard 
Caseload: D, E, F, G, N, S, T, X, Z
Academic Records Counselor  214.768.3619 cmaynard@smu.edu
Veterans Affairs (VA) Services Team 
Responsible for certifying students using VA benefits including the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon
Meghan Budig  Assistant Registrar  214.768.4350 mabudig@smu.edu
Mitzie Goff Associate Registrar  214.768.1957 mgoff@smu.edu
Information Systems 
Joe Papari  Director  214.768.2056 jpapari@smu.edu
Academic Advisement & Curriculum Support 
The team isled by Monica Cordero, 214.768.4483, e-mail: desaa@smu.edu. Provides setup and technology support for the Degree Progress Report (DPR). Also maintains the Inventory of Approved Academic Programs and the Academic Plans code list.
Athletic Certification
The team isled by David Bell, 214.768.1477, e-mail: desathl@smu.edu. Certifies student athletes’ academic eligibility for competition, produces team eligibility reports and the Academic Performance Program reports for the NCAA. Provides setup and technology support for the Student Organization & Travel system.
Data Quality & Reporting 
The team isled by David Bell, 214.768.1477, e-mail: desroor@smu.edu. Produces ad hoc query reports based on student data. Provides technical support to monitor data relationships and accuracy.
Imaging System 
The team is led by Andy Frye, 214.768.7833, e-mail: desimages@smu.edu. Provides setup and technical support for Admin Images. SMU for Enrollment Services and the Provost area. Assists with implementing imaging systems for Academic Dean Offices
Orientation Registration 
The team isled by Monica Cordero, 214.768.4483, e-mail: dessl@smu.edu. Provides setup and technology support for AARO and Stampede, which are orientation events for new and transfer students.
SERVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System)
The team is led by David Bell, 214.768.1477, e-mail: dessevis@smu.edu. Provides setup and technology support for SEVIS which tracks and monitors the international students and exchange visitors at SMU. 
Communications and Technology
The team is led by Paley Wu, 214.768.1270, e-mail: deswebtech@smu.edu. Develop and maintain department sites and custom web applications for Division of Enrollment Services, also serve as IT Liaison. 
Student Records Systems Team 
Provides setup and technology support for these functions in the Registrar’s office: academic calendar, academic structures, scheduling and enrollment, academic records, grading, diplomas, transcripts, certifications, and transfer credits. Tests quarterly updates and fixes cycles as well as upgrades. Designs and implements new student records functionality with assistance from OIT developers. Also, provides users with policy/procedure documentation. 
Cho Kim  Assistant Registrar for Enrollment Support  214.768.4393 desrot@smu.edu
Jonathan Ferris  Assistant Registrar for Academic Records  214.768.7699 desrot@smu.edu
Meghan Budig  Assistant Registrar for Transfer Services  214.768.4350 desrot@smu.edu
Registrar's Office Leadership Team: 
Bobby Lothringer  University Registrar & Executive Director Enrollment Services  214.768.3531 rlothringer@smu.edu
Joe Papari  Director, Information Systems  214.768.2056 jpapari@smu.edu
Steven Morales  Associate Registrar of Transfer  214.768.7427 stevenmorales@smu.edu
Mitzie Goff Associate Registrar of Enrollment  214.768.3509 mgoff@smu.edu
Melissa Stanford  Associate Registrar for Academic Records  214.768.7268 mstanfor@smu.edu