Our staff brings a wealth of experience in working with college students from a variety of backgrounds on a number of different college and university campuses. We can be reached in the central office at:
Office of Community Standards
306 Main Building
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Our regular business hours are Monday-Friday, 8AM - 4:30 PM during the summer months. Our office typically closes for lunch for a half hour around noon. Although we welcome visitors, we advise calling ahead to schedule a phone or in-person appointment to ensure that our staff will be available for you. Please call Sherri at 574-631-5551 to schedule an appointment.
Ryan Willerton, Director
Ryan has served Notre Dame's Division of Student Affairs for 18 years. Before his appointment as Director of the Office of Community Standards, he served in roles such as Student Development Coordinator, Assistant Director of Residence Life & Housing, and Director of Student Activities Facilities. Ryan earned a master's degree in Educational Psychology and Guidance from Eastern Illinois University and a bachelor's degree in Spanish/Secondary Education from Bradley University (IL). Ryan lives in South Bend with his wife and children. Ryan can be reached at Willerton@nd.edu.
Brenda Hunt, Assistant Director
Brenda joined the University of Notre Dame in 2013. Brenda brings 7 years of student conduct, residence life and student organization advising experience from various colleges and universities to the Office of Community Standards. Brenda holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education Student Affairs from Eastern Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services Administration from Central Michigan University. Brenda lives with her husband in the South Bend area. Brenda can be reached at email@example.com.
Amber Monroe, Assistant Director
Amber joined the Notre Dame community in 2016 after 9 years of service at Indiana University Bloomington where she most recently served as Associate Director/Title IX for the Office of Student Ethics. Amber brings more than 18 years of experience in campus housing administration and student conduct on campuses in Indiana, Missouri and Wisconsin systems. She earned her bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University and a Master's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Amber can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sherri Walsh, Administrative Assistant
Sherri joined the Notre Dame community in 2010. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, she worked for Ziker Uniforms, Inc., South Bend, as Assistant to the General Manager of Sales and Marketing/Operations and Assistant to the Human Resource Manager. Sherri and her family are life-long residents of the South Bend area. Sherri can be reached at email@example.com.
In addition to our central office staff, the Office of Community Standards is also supported by a number of University Conduct Officers who are all student development professionals within the Division of Student Affairs, including staff from departments such as: Gender Relations Center, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, and Student Activities.
Our University Conduct Officer program provides an opportunity for administrators to provide their perspectives in conduct meeting settings as we engage students in dialogue about their holistic development.
Along with managing the conduct process, the staff from the Office of Community Standards also participates in campus life activities as student club and organization advisors, as well as supporting campus-wide events such as the Moreau First Year Experience, Welcome Weekend, football gameday management, Junior Parents Weekend, and Senior Week.