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You can also find us here:

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  Facebook - TWU Off Campus Students


 Youtube - TWUOffCampusPioneer


  Ustream - TWU Live  


Blackboard Organization - Off Campus Pioneers 
(Please email us in order to get added to this Blackboard group)

Amy O'Keefe

Director of Commuter & Non-traditional Student Services / Phone: (940) 898-3227 / Office: Student Union 209

Amy earned a Master's degree in Educational Administration from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL and a Bachelor's in Philosophy from Miami University, Oxford, OH.  Prior to working in higher education, she worked in the field of child abuse and neglect. She has served commuter and nontraditional students over 6 years, including founding the TWU Office for Commuter & Non-traditional Students (2006) and serving on national commuter student organizations.  Amy is passionate about meeting the unique needs of commuters, student parents, veterans, adult learners, online and transfer students. 

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead

Annie Phillips

Assistant Director of Commuter & Distance Education Student Services / Phone: 940-898-3469 / Office: Student Union 209

Annie has a Master's degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Angelo State University. She began her career at TWU in the Fall of 2007 teaching Public Speaking. In addition, she has contributed to TWU as the Advisor of The Lasso, TWU’s student run newspaper. Today, Annie focuses on helping off-campus and online students connect with each other and TWU through the use of social networks and other new media. After careers in television news, public relations, and software training, Annie now enjoys using her skills and life experiences to help students find success at TWU and beyond.


“We understand students have to balance life in and out of the classroom. That’s why we are here to help them find the support they need to manage life’s challenges and opportunities.”

Jessica Burchfield

Program Coordinator of Commuter & Non-Traditional Student Services                                                                         / Phone: 940-898-3343 / Office: Student Union 209

Jessica earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Texas Woman’s University. She began her career at TWU in the Summer of 2012. Today, Jessica coordinates the Holiday Gift Program, Apartment Fair, Commuter Apprecation Week as well as National Non-traditional Student Week. Jessica also advises two honor societies, assists with the oversight of the Empowering Women as Leaders scholarship, and is a Title IX investigator for TWU. She looks forward to helping any and all students in need to exceed their own personal, professional, and educational goals here at Texas Woman’s University.


Student Assistants

Maritsa Guerrero

Daisy DeJesus

Graduate Assistants

Charmecia Morris

Anthony Valentino


Conference Presentations

NODA 2011

The Big Easy Online Orientation

Break the Spell: Voodoo Secrets for Serving "Invisible" Students

ACPA 2010

e-Student Affairs Powerpoint 4/12

page last updated 10/31/2014 11:01 AM