Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs embraces diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our community. We are committed to doing so by:

  • Treating all persons with dignity and respect;

  • Supporting student academic, emotional and community needs;

  • Providing and connecting students to appropriate services and resources;

  • Working collaboratively to elevate the student experience.

The Office of Student Affairs oversees such areas as Recruitment, Admissions, Financial Aid, Orientation, Registrarial Affairs, Student Life and Commencement. Please contact us or stop by (Room 11501) if you have any questions or just want to say hello!

Saveena Dhall, Associate Dean of Student Affairs

203-737-2258 |

Saveena Dhall is the Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the Yale School of Nursing. At YSN, her division includes Recruitment, Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, Student Services, Academic Affairs and Career programs. Click here to read more about Saveena!

Melanie Pagán, Associate Director of Student Services & YSN Registrar

203-737-6687 |

As Associate Director of Student Services, Melanie Pagán serves as the YSN Registrar and will develop Student Services programs for the YSN community. Click here to read more about Melanie!

Zoe Hunter, Student Services Coordinator

As Student Services Coordinator, Zoe serves a dual role – assisting with student life programming (commencement, orientation, student organizations) and coordinating registrar services (transcripts and education verifications).

Click here to read more about Zoe!

Sandra Esposito, Senior Administrative Assistant

203-737-1793 |

As a long-standing member of the Office of Student Affairs, Sandy’s primary responsibility resides with the Enrollment Management team. Click here to read more about Sandy!

Fredericka Grant, Senior Administrative Assistant

203-737-1790 |

Freddie has worked at YSN for sixteen years and provides information regarding all aspects of student services; financial aid, course and room scheduling, record keeping, enrollment verification and assistance with nursing board and state licensure paperwork. Click here to read more about Freddie!