FAQ Sheets for Students

Whom do I ask about?

Advising…

My Academic ProgramYour Advisor
Taking UCB classesRegistrar (registrar@sksm.edu)
Registration questionsRegistrar (registrar@sksm.edu)
Mid-Degree Portfolio ConferencesYour Advisor
Diversity ConcernsYour Advisor
Educating to Counter Oppression (ECO) Your Advisor
Student FilesRegistrar (registrar@sksm.edu)
The MASC ProgramGabriella Lettini (glettini@sksm.edu)
Community Field EducationChris Schelin (cschelin@sksm.edu)
Congregational Field EducationTera Little (tlittle@sksm.edu)
Discerning Your CallingYour Advisor/Acting Dean of Students, Rev. Dr. Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
Info on Counseling or Spiritual DirectionActing Dean of Students, Rev. Dr. Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
Students' Concerns/IssuesActing Dean of Students, Rev. Dr. Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
UU Ministerial Fellowship Committee and Credentialing ProcessYour Advisor/Acting Dean of Students/UUA Credentialing Director David Pettee (dpettee@uua.org)
Monthly Formation Conversation Acting Dean of Students, Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
In Care Program & Vocational Advisor for UU MinistryActing Dean of Students, Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)

Community Life…

Community LifeActing Dean of Students and Community Life, Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
Circle of Trust RetreatActing Dean of Students and Community Life, Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
Peer Discernment CirclesActing Dean of Students and Community Life, Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
Cohort GroupsActing Dean of Students and Community Life, Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
Feast NightsMichelle Favreault (mfavreault@sksm.edu)
Student Body ConcernsStudent Body Officers
All School MeetingsRosemary Bray McNatt (rbraymcnatt@sksm.edu)
MASC DinnersPete Olandt (polandt@sksm.edu) or Gabriella Lettini (glettini@sksm.edu)
Students of Color EventsActing Dean of Student and Community Life, Rev. Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
Chapel, Worship, & RitualMichelle Favreault (mfavreault@sksm.edu)

 

Building Grounds & Technology…

Reserving a RoomRooms@sksm.edu
ParkingOperations (fwilliamson@sksm.edu)
KeysOperations (fwilliamson@sksm.edu)
RepairsOperations (fwilliamson@sksm.edu)
Connecting your laptop to the Wi-Fi at Starr King; connecting to Web Advisor or Moodle. CITS Technical Support,
techsupport@psr.edu
510-849-8204

 

Campus & Personal Safety…

EmergenciesCall 911 or Berkeley Police
Reporting a CrimeCall 911 or Berkeley Police
Reporting Sexual MisconductTitle IX Coordinator Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
Earthquake PreparednessOperations (fwilliamson@sksm.edu)

 

Finances…

Personal Growth and Learning ExpensesRev. Lindi Ramsden, lramsden@sksm.edu
Student Health InsuranceFredonia Thompson (fthompson@gtu.edu) and/or Finance Director (studentaccounts@sksm.edu)
Student LoansGTU Financial Aid Office or Student Accounts Manager (studentaccounts@sksm.edu)
Work Study OpportunitiesGTU Financial Aid Office or Student Accounts Manager (studentaccounts@sksm.edu)
Scholarship OpportunitesStudent Account Manager, (studentaccounts@sksm.edu)

 

Volunteering…

Volunteering during OrientationJeremiah Kalendae (jkalendae@sksm.edu
Volunteering during Commencement Sarah Ebster (sebster@sksm.edu),
Rev. Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
At the SchoolRev. Lindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu)
During the Board of Trustees MeetingsSarah Ebster (sebster@sksm.edu)
During SymposiumTBA
Volunteering to promote the school's work. Advancement Director, Jessica Cloud (jcloud@sksm.edu)
Student Body EventsStudent Body VP, Satya Tabachnick

 

Into the Field…

Congregational Fieldwork, including InternshipsTera Little (tlittle@sksm.edu)
UUA Internship Clearinghouse:
http://www.uua.org/careers/ministers/becoming/internships
The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), Pacific Central District, UU Justice Ministry of CA, DRUUM, UUSC, and related UU organizationsLindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu), Michelle Favreault (mfavreault@sksm.edu), Tera Little (tlittle@sksm.edu), or Chris Long (revchrislong@gmail.com)
Community Field Education (outside of a congregation)Chris Schelin (cschelin@sksm.edu)
CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education)Your Advisor and/or Chris Schelin (cschelin@sksm.edu)
List of Resources for CPE, MFC, & Center for Ministryhttp://www.uua.org/careers/ministers/becoming

 

Education…

Online CoursesOnline Education Director, Hugo Cordova Quero (hquero@sksm.edu) and/or Your advisor
Islamic StudiesGhazala Anwar (ganwar@sksm.edu)
Proposing a Student-Taught Course as a Hilda Mason FellowCurriculum Committee c/o Office of the Dean of Faculty (Gabriella Lettini – glettini@sksm.edu)
Curriculum Curriculum Committee c/o Office of the Dean of Faculty (Gabriella Lettini – glettini@sksm.edu)
Academic Calendarhttps://www.sksm.edu/news-events/academic-calendar/

 

Advancement & Communication…

Making an annual pledge/gift to support the
school
Advancement Director, Jessica Cloud (jcloud@sksm.edu)
Making a planned gift to the schoolAdvancement Director, Jessica Cloud (jcloud@sksm.edu)
Connecting donors to the schoolAdvancement Director, Jessica Cloud (jcloud@sksm.edu)
SKSM logo use, graphics, technical requirements or vendors related to communication needs, such as sweatshirtsCommunications Officer, Matt Violet (mviolet@sksm.edu)
SKSM press releases, media relations, advertisingCommunications Officer, Matt Violet (mviolet@sksm.edu) & the Admissions and Recruitment Director, Jeremiah Kalendae (jkalendae@sksm.edu)
Sharing information for publication on the web about projectsCommunications Officer, Matt Violet (mviolet@sksm.edu)
SKSM's computer photo archiveCommunications Officer, Matt Violet (mviolet@sksm.edu)

 

Connecting…

Making an appointment with your
advisor, or contacting an adjunct faculty member
Email addresses for faculty follow the protocol: first initial
last name @ sksm.edu (for example, lramsden@sksm.edu) Full list at sksm.edu

Making an appointment with the
President
Please write to rbraymcnatt@sksm.edu, Subject Line: Scheduling An Appointment. A Staff member will answer.
Making an appointment with the
Dean of Faculty
Please write to glettini@sksm.edu, Subject Line: Scheduling An Appointment. A Staff member will answer.
Making an appointment with the Acting Dean of Students and Community LifePlease write to lramsden@sksm.edu, Subject Line: Scheduling an Appointment
Starr King This Week submissionsStarrKing@sksm.edu
Online Student Directory, including how to change informationMatthew Violet (mviolet@sksm.edu)
Student Photo BoardMatthew Violet (mviolet@sksm.edu)
SKSM Facebook GroupsLindi Ramsden (lramsden@sksm.edu) or Jeremiah Kalendae (jkalendae@sksm.edu) or Matt Violet (mviolet@sksm.edu)

 

SKSM Justice Ministry Contacts…

Student Body Justice ProjectsNancy Reid-McKee (nreid-mckee@ses.sksm.edu)
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights (Oakland)www.ellabakercenter.org
Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action (BOCA)http://Berkeleybocaorg.ipage.com/about
UU Justice Ministry of Californiawww.uujmca.org
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)www.uusc.org
UU College of Social Justice http://uucsj.org

 

Student Body Officers…

PresidentRaphael Mills Warner
Vice-PresidentSatya Tabachnick
SecretaryNancy Reid-McKee
TreasurerSuzanne Kimmel
SKSM Board of TrusteesShannon Eizenga & Lauren Way
Curriculum CommitteeAlexa Fraser and Zackrie Vinczen
Admissions CommitteeLincoln Statler & Satya Tabachnick

 

Prospective Students…

Someone I know might be interested in attending SKSMAdmissions and Recruitment Director, Jeremiah Kalendae (jkalendae@sksm.edu)