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Undergraduate Center for Academic Success and Achievement

Welcome to the Undergraduate Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA)!

Our purpose is to enhance the academic experience for SPH students and to assist them in achieving their academic, co-curricular and career goals. Advisors in CASA work with faculty and staff within SPH and across campus to provide accurate and timely information, services, programs, and advising.

    Departmental Advising Resources

    Contact Us!

    (301) 405-2357

    Office: 0222 SPH Building
    Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EST


    Our Staff

    Erin Caporellie

    Erin Caporellie
    Director of Student Services

    (301) 405-2545

    Renee Stokes

    Renee Stokes
    Assistant Director of Student Services

    (301) 405-2493


    Bryan Pointer

    Bryan Pointer
    CASA Advisor

    (301) 405-010


    Taylor Sanders
    CASA Academic Advisor

    (301) 314-0781 

    Lauren Meier

    Lauren Meier
    Director of the University Career Center and the President’s Promise Program

    (301) 314-9268

    Michelle Wilson

    Michelle Wilson
    Student Services Coordinator

    (301) 314-0721 

    CASA Peer Leaders

    Katherine Deosaran, CASA Peer Leader

    Katherine Deosaran

    Major: Kinesiology
    Hometown: Ashton, Maryland

    Katie also works with UMD's Office of Enrollment Management and gives guided tours of the campus to prospective students.

    Allison Gloekler, CASA Peer Leader

    Allison Gloekler

    Major: Family Science
    Hometown: Crofton, Maryland

    Ally balances her time outside of academics working in CASA and she also manages the UMD Women's basketball team.