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Student Services Center

Meet the Department

  • Robin Frank, Director
  • Christine Brackbill-Financial Aid Counselor
  • Swapna Das, Assistant Registrar
  • Andrea Devereux, Financial Aid Offiicer
  • Janice Gilkes, Registrar
  • Lisa Francini, Student Affairs Officer
  • Dorothy Linnhoff, Financial Aid/Registrar Assistant

Website: http://studentservices.uchc.edu/

Did You Know?

  • The Student Services Center staff works with students in the Graduate School, School of Dental Medicine and School of Medicine in the areas of financial aid, records and registration, student health plan, and student affairs.
  • Ms. Robin Frank, the new director of Student Services, just began work at UConn Health in July 2010. She looks forward to meeting with students, faculty and staff to find out how Student Services is doing! You can email Robin, call her at 860-679-8765 or feel free to stop by her office in LM035.
  • Our staff has been on the move! You can now find the Student Services Center Staff in the following locations: Records and Registration, LM039; Student Affairs Officer, AM016; and Financial Aid and Student Health Plan, LM035.

Student Services Center in the Community

  • In conjunction with the admissions staff for the three schools, the Student Services Center sponsored a UConn Health food drive in 2009 to benefit Connecticut Food Bank and FoodShare. The drive raised nearly 1,700 pounds of food!
  • Outside UConn Health, we volunteer for American Cancer Society Relay For Life events throughout the state of Connecticut; Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure; Committee for Equity in Retirement; Financial Aid Night for local high schools; and the GE 5K Road Race to benefit the Petit Family Foundation.
  • Within UConn Health our staff serves as volunteers for the UConn Health Auxiliary; the UHP Scholarship Committee; the AFT Convention (delegate); Take Your Child to Work Day; the Service Recognition Committee; the Health, Safety and Environment Fair Committee, the Clean the Air Smoke-Free Oversight Committee; and the Chair of the  Commencement Committee.

Our People

  • We enjoy cake baking/decorating, kayaking, cooking, wines, travel, gardening, camping, entertaining and party planning, fitness and exercise, and running marathons.
  • Our department has great potlucks that allow us to share our selves and our diverse cultural backgrounds through good food and fellowship.
  • Our staff includes proud moms with a total of nine children, ranging in age from toddler to graduate student.
Photo of Student Services Center staff
Bottom left to right: Swapna Das, Janice Gilkes, Lisa Francini; Top left to right: Robin Frank, Dorothy Linnhoff and Christine Brackbill
Photo by Stephanie Rauch
Fun Facts
  • A friendly rivalry ... Our staff gets along quite well, even though we are spilt down the middle between die hard Yankees and Red Sox’s fans!
  • It’s official ... The Registrar’s Office processes over 2,000 transcripts and degree verifications per year.
  • Walk this way ... Nearly 100% of our staff walks at UConn Health for exercise.
  • Check, please! ... The Financial Aid Office awards over $20M in financial assistance to eligible students in the form of grants, scholarships and loans each year. On average, 90% of Medical and Dental students receive some type of financial aid.
  • We’re stuffed! ... In preparation for the 2010 graduation ceremony, we stuffed 1,600 commencement programs.
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