Portrait of Judy Sackfield.

Welcome from the Dean

The faculty and staff at Texas A&M University-Commerce are so excited you are here! Attending college is one of the most exciting times of your life. We understand it can sometimes feel overwhelming, so the Dean of Students Office is here to help. To assist you in making the best choices possible, please visit the Student Guidebook.

Should you need any assistance at all, please feel free to stop by the Dean of Students suite located on the second floor of the McDowell Business Administration Building room 296 or contact the Dean of Students.

As always, it’s a great day to be a Lion!


Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students


Student Service Fee Budgetary Request Application and Information

A committee of five students, two faculty members and two staff members examine requests from student organizations and university departments. These funds are usually for larger events and departmental operational funds.

FY24 Funding Allocations

The Student Service Fee Final Appropriation is the signed letter by the president and the dean of students regarding the accepted recommendations for the university.

Application FY24

FY applications are an opportunity where departments and organizations request funding to support services within their domain.

Budgetary Request Due March 9, 2023 – Now Closed

2023-2024 Student Service Fee Committee

Student Representatives

  • Adriel Terrazas
  • Itzel Lara
  • Maci Applegate
  • Noah Garcia
  • Ronaldo Arriaga

Faculty/Staff Representatives

  • Dr. Marta A. Mercado-Sierra
  • Dr. Alex Williams
  • Sarah Baker
  • Autumn Johnson
  • Judy Sackfield, Chair (Non Voting)
  • Carmen Frazier (ex-officio)
  • Arlana Martin (ex-officio)
  • Stacey Preas (ex-officio)

2023 SSF Advisory Committee Meetings and Presentation Schedule

Student Organization Allocation Committee Funding

Student Organization Advisory Committee (SOAC) Funds is an annual SSF award that is only available for active and registered student organizations. Funding is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Student Government Association

Student Government Association (SGA) Funds is an annual SSF award that is available for students and student organizations. Funding is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Our Mission

Developmental. Inclusive. Transformative.

Our mission is to create a collaborative, student-centered university that fosters student success and well-being, a culture of inclusion and transformative experiences.

We are here to help

Contact Us

  • McDowell Business Administration Building, Room 296
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