At Carroll College, Student Life consists of the departments of Athletics, Campus Ministry, Career Services and Testing, Community Living, Counseling Services, Health Services and Student Activities and Leadership as well as our contracted partners of Securitas (Campus Security) and Sodexo (Dining Services).
Campus Ministry offers daily liturgies, class retreats, campus retreats, Sunday Night Mass, fellowship opportunities, service trips, pilgrimages, peer ministry program, Bible studies, stations of the cross and rosaries. Campus Ministry seeks to serve both Catholic and non-Catholic students. Campus Ministry is located on 1st Main in St. Charles Hall which is found on the eastern edge of campus.
Campus Ministry also serves as the college's connection to the Diocese of Helena and to the bishop of the Diocese of Helena. Each semester, Campus Ministry sponsors a question-and-answer session for Carroll students with Bishop George Leo Thomas at a local coffee shop. Assessment Data
Career Services and Testing offers classes, workshops and individual appointments to address career interests, internships, employment opportunities, job hunting and graduate school opportunities. In addition, programs are offered on resume writing, application letters, interview strategies, graduate school applications and meal etiquette. Career Services and Testing is located on 1st East Borromeo Hall on the south central side of campus.
Most major examinations required for admittance into graduate schools and selected certification examinations are administered through Career Services and Testing. Applications and information about national exam programs are available on the department's website. Assessment Data
For more information, contact Rosie Walsh, Director of Career Services and Testing, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406.447.5530 or Nisan Burbridge, Career Services Specialist/Internship Coordinator at email@example.com or 406.447.5465.
Community Living offers campus housing in Our Lady of Guadalupe Hall (347 beds) for first-year students; in Borromeo Hall (50 beds) and St. Charles Hall (260 beds) for sophomores; and in Trinity Hall (204 beds) for juniors and seniors. Approximately 98% of first-year students live in campus housing, 95% of sophomores, 40% of juniors and 25% of seniors. Community Living is located on the second floor in O'Connell Hall on the eastern side of campus facing Benton Avenue.
Community Living is also responsible for administering the Carroll Code of Student Conduct for all students enrolled at the college. The Code of Student Conduct and conduct procedures can be found in the Carroll College Student Handbook--distributed to students at the beginning of each academic year--and on the college's website. Assessment Data
For more information, contact Maureen Ward, Director of Community Living, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406.447.4378; Maria Ochoa, Assistant Director of Community Living/Our Lady of Guadalupe Hall at email@example.com or 406.447.4373; Jacob Hanley, Assistant Director of Community Living/St. Charles Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406.447.5509; Ryan McConnell, Assistant Director of Community Living/Trinity and Borromeo Halls at email@example.com or 406.447.4379, or Tammie Hilton, Administrative Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406.447.5457.
Counseling Services offers confidential personal and crisis counseling for students to help them achieve their academic and personal goals. Individual counseling sessions address issues such as stress/anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, academic concerns, sleep issues, alcohol and other drug use and suicide. Counseling Services is located in the Wellness Center on the ground floor of St. Joseph wing in Our Lady of Guadalupe Hall.
Counseling Services is able to provide referral to mental heatlhcare professionals in the Helena community for students who are in need of long-term counseling, psychiatric services, or the treatment of mental health issues with medication. As with all referrals to health care providers, billings for services are handled by the health care professional with the student's insurance provider. Assessment Data
For more information, Jim Rogers, Director of Counseling Services, at email@example.com or 406.447.4536 or Kyrie Russ, Associate Director of Counseling Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406.447.5443.
Health Services offers confidential non-emergency medical care to students to support their health and wellness. A registered nurse is available to help students with the flu, cold symptoms, upper respiratory issues, sore throat, pain, swelling, nausea, vomiting, health education, pregnancy and sexually transmitted illnesses. A nurse practitioner offers a weekly clinic for students who may need medical prescriptions called into a local pharmacy. Fees for immunizations, supplies and labs can be billed to the student's account at the college. Fees for lab work that must be sent off-campus to a clinic should be paid at the appointment (or directly to the provider of lab services). Health Services is located in the Wellness Center on the ground floor of St. Joseph wing in Our Lady of Guadalupe Hall.
Health Services is able to provide referral to healthcare professionals, urgent care or the emergency room of St. Peter's Hospital for students who have injuries, broken bones, inflammation, pain, accidents, serious medical concerns and medical emergencies. As with all referrals to health care providers, billings for services are handled by the health care professional with the student's insurance provider. Assessment Data
For more information, contact Kerri Rigsby, RN, Director of Health Services, at email@example.com or 406.447.5438.
Student Activities and Leadership supports student government, clubs and organizations, new student orientation, program board, room reservations for student club-sponsored events, radio station, student newspaper, lectures, and outdoor activities. Student Activities and Leadership coordinates campus-wide activities such as Welcome Week, Homecoming Week and Softball Weekend. Student Activities and Leadership is located in the lower level of the Campus Center in the hallway on the south side of All Saints Hall. The Campus Center is located in the southwest corner of campus facing Benton Avenue.
Community service and volunteer activities are also promoted through Student Activities and Leadership. A weekly email is sent to all Carroll students and employees about local nonprofits, schools, youth sports teams, assisted care facilities, diversity groups and social justice programs who are interested in volunteers from Carroll College. Assessment Data
For more information, contact Patrick Harris, Director of Student Activities and Leadership, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brad Maddock, Assistant Director of Student Activities at email@example.com or 406.447.5453.
Security at Carroll College is contracted through Securitas, a private security company which also serves the State Capitol, Federal Reserve Bank and St. Peter's Hospital in Helena. Security officers patrol the campus from 7pm-7am. Parking patrol is maintained from 7am-3pm. Security questions are directed to the Student Life Office on the second floor of O'Connell Hall on the eastern edge of campus facing Benton Avenue.
Security officers are available to contact Helena Police, Helena Fire or Ambulance when services are needed. Incidents are documented and reported to the Departments of Community Living, Facilities and the Vice President for Student Life. Incidents involving arrests are referred to Helena Police. Assessment Data
For more information, contact Maureen Ward, Director of Community Living, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406.447.4378.
Dining Services at Carroll College is contracted through Sodexo Campus Services. Sodexo provides campus dining, catering services, concessions in the PE Center and Nelson Stadium, a coffee shop in the Campus Center and a lunch cart in Simperman Hall. Students with dietary or nutrition concerns can work with Sodexo staff on campus for dietary accommodations or on-line with a corporate dietician for nutritional or allergy concerns. Dining Services is located on the east side of the dining hall in the Campus Center facing Benton Avenue.
Dining Services provides monthly special events in the dining hall. In addition, Dining Services also provides a late night breakfast during final exams week, an annual Super Bowl party, Saturday morning breakfasts on home football game weekends and delicious Sunday brunches. The dining hall is valued at Carroll for the social interaction as much as for participating in the meals. Assessment Data
For more information on meal plans, contact Maureen Ward, Director of Community Living, at email@example.com or 406.447.4378. For more information on nutrition and dietary needs, contact Linda Bahr, General Manager, Campus Dining, at 406.447.5194.
The 2014-2015 Carroll College Student Handbook contains the rules, regulations and policies that establish the official parameters for student life at Carroll College. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of these expectations and conduct themselves accordingly as members of the Carroll College community. All the rules and regulations are in affect for students on and off the campus. Responsible behavior is expected of Carroll College students wherever they may be.
The Carroll Code of Student Conduct applies to conduct that occurs on College premises and at College sponsored activities, and to off-campus conduct that adversely affects the College community or the pursuit of its objectives. Each students is responsible for his/her conduct from the time of application for admission through the actual awarding of a degree, even though conduct may occur before classes begin or after classes end, as well as during the entire academic year and during periods between terms of actual enrollment (and even if their conduct is not discovered until after a degree is awarded). The Carroll Code shall apply to a student's conduct even if the student withdraws or graduates from school while a disciplinary matter is pending. The Vice President for Student Life shall decide whether the Carroll Code should be applied to conduct occurring off-campus, on a case-by-case basis, in his/her sole discretion.
The Vice President for Student Life is responsible for the supervision of the directors of Community Living, Career Services and Testing, Health Services and Student Activities and Leadership. The position also collaborates in supervising the contracts with Securitas (campus security) and Sodexo (campus dining). The Vice President for Student Life is located in 211 O'Connell Hall.
The Vice President for Student LIfe is expected to represent the needs of Student Life departments in the college's strategic planning, budgeting, development of student service plans, and enhancement of out-of-classroom student learning. The position works closely with the college president, the senior administration of the college and the student president of the Associated Students of Carroll College to support the needs of students.
For more information, contact Dr. Jim Hardwick, Vice President for Student Life, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406.447.4530 or Tammie Hilton, Administrative Assistant, at email@example.com or 406.447.4415.