Dean of Students

Staff/Contact Us

Allyson Rafanello 

Allyson Rafanello

Dean of Students

allyson.rafanello@uni.edu

(319) 273-7153

Allyson Rafanello serves as the Dean of Students assisting students and families during times of crisis or concern, providing assistance to faculty in managing student issues, administers the Student Conduct Code, works with the Parents Association and oversees Student Disability Services.

Grace Sparks

Grace Sparks

Graduate Assistant

sparksg@uni.edu

(319) 273-2332

Grace Sparks is primarily responsible for administering student conduct cases and providing support to students of concern. In addition, Grace provides support for other administrative processes in the Office of the Dean of Students.

 Enoch Carlstrom

Enoch Carlstrom

Graduate Assistant

carlstre@uni.edu

(319) 273-2332

Enoch Carlstrom is primarily responsible for administering student conduct cases and providing support to students of concern. In addition, Enoch provides support for other administrative processes in the Office of the Dean of Students.

Kelly Gibbs

Kelly Fiddelke

Coordinator, Student Accessibility Services

kelly.gibbs@uni.edu

(310) 273-2677

Kelly Fiddelke serves as a central resource on disability-related information, procedures, and services while ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. She assists students by determining eligibility for accommodations and supports University efforts to ensure an accessible, welcoming environment for individuals with disabilities. 

Jenny Lynes

Jenny Lynes

Assistant Coordinator, Student Accessiblity Services

jennifer.lynes.@uni.edu

(319) 273-2677

As the Disability Specialist for Student Accessibility Services, Jenny assists students by determining eligibility for accommodations, providing challenge and support through the office's Weekly Mentoring program, overseeing the conversion of course material into accessible format, and offering assistive technology resources and outreach events.

DiSha Johnson

DiSha Johnson

Secretary II, Student Accessibility Services

disha.johnson@uni.edu

(319) 273-2677

DiSha serves as the secretary for Student Affairs and for Student Accessibility Services. Her responsibilities include overseeing day to day operations in both offices, managing the office flow of students, faculty, staff and community. 

 

Scott Schwartz

Graduate Assistant, Student Accessibility Services

(319) 273-2677

As the graduate assistant with Student Accessibility Services, Scott works primarily one-on-one with clients enrolled in the Weekly Mentoring Program to assist with development of time management, organizational, prioritization and goal setting skills. Scott also creates the newsletters, assists in administration of academic accommodations, and organizes educational outreach events.