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Our Purpose Statement

At Grace College, the Office of Student Affairs is committed to helping students mature spiritually and academically.

“Student Affairs exists to provide quality programs and services that promote student learning and engagement in spiritual formation, world view development and social responsibility.” 

Our Vision

"To lead students toward internal change manifested by growth in a deepening walk with God and loving service to others.”

Meet the Staff

Sina Locke

Executive Assistant for the Vice President of Student Affairs
Sina is the executive assistant to Jim Swanson. She manages the Student Affairs Office and assists students and staff by providing information and answering questions.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6466

Jim Swanson

Vice President of Student Affairs & Academic Services
Jim oversees the Department of Student Affairs, providing leadership to the staff as they seek to develop and nurture students in order to prepare them for the years ahead.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6473

Carlos Téllez

Dean of the Chapel and Global Initiatives
Carlos provides leadership and vision for the chapel experience. He also oversees the Global Initiatives programs which foster intercultural connections on campus and around the world.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6284


Deb Musser

Director of Health and Counseling
Deb overseas personnel and student services related to both physical and mental health. Deb also teaches in the graduate counseling program.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6069

Aaron Crabtree

Dean of Students
Aaron oversees the Residence Life program and direction of student organizations and publications. Aaron is also the advisor to Student Senate.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6464


Email Student Affairs or call 574-372-5100, ext. 6488.