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Student Academic Support Services


Student Academic Support Services


The mission of Student Academic Support Services (SASS) is to provide undergraduate students at Defiance College with a comprehensive array of resources and opportunities to become more independent and efficient learners, so that they are able to meet or exceed the college’s academic standards and attain their personal educational goals.

Click on one of the tabs to the left to learn more about the services provided by SASS. 

SASS Staff

Lisa Crumit-Hancock, MA

Assistant Dean of Student Success

Director, SASS

Phone: 419-783-2332


Office - Room 216 in the Pilgrim Library

Brandon Ripke, MAE


Academic Support Coordinator

Phone: 419-783-2414


Office - Room 217 in the Pilgrim Library