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residence halls on campus that will be your home away from home.
Live on campus


student organizations mean you’re sure to find clubs and activities that fit your interests.
Get involved


sororities and fraternities where you can build strong friendships that last well beyond your college years.
Join Greek life


men’s, women’s, and co-ed sports teams play for Mountain Lion athletics.
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Spirituality and religion

Discover a community and space for centering your faith and spiritual exploration.

Office of Student Development

Location: Robinson Family Student Development Suite, second floor of the Rollins Campus Center

Hours: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(706) 379-5180 or (800) 241-3754

Contact form

Referrals and reporting

YHC has policies and procedures in place to help you report an incident or refer someone for mental health assistance.

Reporting Forms

Contact Student Development

  • Dr. Karen Pruett, Vice President of Student Development
    (706) 379-5333 | Email
  • Kathy Pachman, Assistant to the Vice President of Student Development
    (706) 379-5118 | Email
  • Megan Ridley, Assistant Dean for Campus Life and Student Wellness
    (706) 379-5340 | Email
  • Alexandria Corr, Director of Greek Life
    (706) 379-5283 | Email
  • Trevor Pendergrass, Coordinator of Campus Life and Student Activities
    (706) 379-5025 | Email
  • Meridith Davis, Director of Career Services and Professional Development
    (706) 379-5100 | Email
  • Shlea Wright, Interim Director of Residence LIfe
    (706) 379-5242 | Email
  • Molly Vinson, Assistant Director of Residence Life
    (706) 379-5065 | Email
  • Thomas McDonough, Residence Life Coordinator
    (706) 379-5190 | Email
  • Nerissa Baker, Director of Counseling
    (706) 379-5057 | Email
  • Tracy Dasher, Counselor
    (706) 379-5057 | Email
  • Rev. Dr. Adam Daniels, Chaplain
    (706) 379-5166 | Email
  • Wendy Morgan, Director of Disability Services
    (706) 379-5042 | Email

Books, merch, and more



The YHC Bookstore provides essential textbooks (for free!), campus supplies, and YHC Mountain Lion merchandise from its location on Sharp Hall’s lower level or online.

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Free wi-fi and 24-hour access to the library give you plenty of tech, time, and space to study.

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Health and wellness

Get the support you need to take care of yourself physically and mentally.

Disability services

Experience an inclusive education with personalized support in academics, housing, and other campus activities.

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Schedule a campus tour

Ready to see more? Get a sneak peek of what life as a Mountain Lion is all about through tours and special events.

Frequently asked questions about student life

Get the answers to common questions from both on-campus and commuter students.

Can I use the library?

Yes! The Zell & Shirley Miller Library boasts a collection of nearly 100,000 books, more than 35 computers, and most importantly, a highly trained staff who are here to help you with your class work and any other questions you might have. Every digital resource the library offers is available to student commuters from home.

Zell & Shirley Miller Library provides access to databases and other resources remotely.

How do I find out about campus events?

For campus-wide events, visit the College’s event calendar and the YHC Hub.

How can I meet other students?

Get involved in clubs and activities, participate in intramural sports, study with classmates, and attend events hosted on campus. We encourage you to visit the Office of Student Development, located on the second floor of the Rollins Campus Center, and learn more about available programs and events.

Where can I park?

Commuter students are permitted to park in the Clegg, Goolsby, Maxwell, and Fine Arts Annex lots. Parking passes are available in the YHC Police Department office, located in Manget Hall. All vehicles must be parked clearly within a designated parking space. Designated parking spaces are provided in all parking lots for holders of DMV Disabled license plates or place cards. The parking fee is $200 per year (fall and spring).

Where can I eat and relax?

There are many great places around campus to relax, study, and grab other students for some help on your homework. Here are some suggested places:

  • Rollins Campus Center
  • Zell & Shirley Miller Library
  • Harp Recreation & Graduation Center
  • Academic Lounges
  • Goolsby Center
  • Maxwell Center
  • Clegg Fine Arts Center

If you forget your lunch, the Grace Rollins Dining Hall is a friendly, comfortable, all-you-care-to-eat location and is the perfect place to catch up with friends. Commuter meal plans are available. Stop by the dining hall for additional details.

Where can I check my email?

Check your email in the 24-hour study computer lab or in the Zell & Shirley Miller Library during scheduled hours. Most YHC buildings have wireless internet access, allowing students to check email on personal laptops at any time.