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Student & Family Engagement

777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
G Building Lobby
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Student Affairs at Bristol Community College promotes academic achievement, emphasizing the pursuit of education and persistence through college by providing a network of support services.

The division advocates for integrative growth, development, and empowerment and for increased access, diversity, and student engagement.

COVID-19: We understand your concern and questions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At Bristol, we are doing our best to take precautions for the safety of our students and college community. Please know during this time we will continue to offer as many services as possible. To learn more please visit our Bristol Together web page at

Student Affairs Office

Please note that all Student Affairs have mixed on-site and remote services. Please see your specific department inquiry information below.

Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management - Kate O'Hara

Student Affairs Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Located on the Fall River Campus, G225.

All appointments for the Vice President can be made by contacting the Student Affairs office at 774.357.2150, Andrea Van Ness via email at, or

Associate Vice President for Student Success - Joe DiMaria

Office: 774.357.2150 | Email:

All appointments for Joe can be made by contacting the Student Affairs office at 774.357.2150, Andrea Van Ness via email at, or

Director of Operations - Wendy Pimentel

Office: 774.357.2150 | Email:

All appointments for Wendy can be made by contacting the Student Affairs office at 774.357.2150, Andrea Van Ness via email at, or

Executive Assistant - Andrea Van Ness

Office: 774.357.2150 | Email: 

Student Experience Specialist – Nicole Picard

Office: 774.357.3635 | Email:

Admissions Department (Admissions and Testing)

Director of Admissions – Katie Spavento

Office: 774.357.2947 | Email:  Click here for more information on our Admissions Office, including hours and locations.

Assistant Director of Testing – Kristine Resendes

Office: 774.357.3978 | Email:  Click here for more information on our Testing Center.

Advising Department

Interim Director of Advising – Joe DiMaria

Office: 774.357.2777 or 774.357.3044 | Email:

Click here for more information on our Advising Department, including appointments, student resources, and how to find your advisor.

Athletics & Recreation

Interim Director of Athletics – Joe DiMaria

Office: 774.357.3879 | Email:  Visit Bristol Bayhawks official webpage here.

College Access

Interim Associate Director of College Access  - Nikita Viera

Office: 774.357.3219 | Email:  Click here for more information on our College Access Office.

Enrollment Centers

Office: 774.357.2176 | Email:

Financial Aid

Director of Financial Aid Counseling – Alaina Marcotte

Office: 774.357.2515 | Email:

Click here to learn more about Financial Aid, including eligibility, FASFA, loans, and common questions.

Multicultural Center

Interim Director of Multicultural Center - Dariel “DT” Henry, Ed.D.

Office: 774.357.3881 | Email:  The Multicultural Student Center offers mentoring, tutoring, and advising; our physical space offers a study lab with computers, a comfortable lounge area with television, and a private meeting space. Click here to learn more about the MSC.

Office of Disability Services

Director of Disability Services – Julie Jodoin-Krauzyk

Office: 774.357.2955 |  Click here to learn more about Disability Services and how they can provide you with the tools necessary to be successful.

Student & Family Engagement

Director of Student & Family Engagement – Emma Montague

Office: 774.357.2222 | Email:  Student & Family Engagement can assist you in many areas including Student Clubs, Mobile Food Market, Career Services, Student Leadership and more. Visit the Student & Family Engagement page.

Student Success Center

Interim Leadership – Joe DiMaria

Email: | Phone: 774.357.2125  

Office: 774.357.2125 | Email: The Student Success Center can assist students by creating a step-by-step plan to help you return or stay enrolled at the College, providing regular check-ins to help keep you on track with your goals, and connecting you to on-and off-campus community resources designed to support your continued success. Click here for more information on the Student Success Center.

Student Wellness (Mental Health Counseling and Health Services)

Mental Health Counseling

Office: 774.357.2334 | Email:  Click here for more information on Mental Health Counseling.

Coordinator of Health Services

Office: 774.357.2232 | Email:  Click here for more information on Health Services.


Director of TRiO – Dariel “DT” Henry, Ed.D.

Office: 774.357.3881 | Email:  TRiO programs are federally funded grant programs. Learn more about TRiO.

Registrar & Records Office

Interim Registrar – Donna Davis

Office: 774.357.2240 |  The Registrar's Office at Bristol is your go-to for all of your documentation needs and more. Learn more about the Registrar & Records Office.

Veterans Center – Joseph A. Marshall Veterans Center

Director of Veterans Center - Denny Cosmo

Office: 774.357.2227 | Email:  Providing support for Veterans at Bristol. Learn more about the Veterans Center.

Women’s Center

Office: 774.357.2954 | Email:  The Bristol Women's Center is a place of inclusion, open to all genders and identities. Learn more about the Women’s Center.