About Us

Our Staff


Stenise Rolle Sanders, Esq., Director
Stenise Sanders, Esq. has served as the Director of the Graduate Student Legal Aid Office since 2013.  Upon walking into her office, you’ll see this quote on her wall, “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindall.  Adopting this approach to life and the law, she maintains a no-nonsense and compassionate approach to helping students.  Stenise uses her passion for helping people by giving students the tools and resources they need to address their legal concerns.  The joy of her work comes from sharing her knowledge and empowering others to improve their lives.

Debbie Mikutsky, Coordinator of Programs & Services
Debbie has spent her career serving others and lives by the belief that, "We rise by lifting others."  With a Bachelor of Arts degree from Penn State, she loves working at UMD and being part of the university environment.  In the midst of coordinating office activities, Debbie's job gives her the opportunity to support graduate students who have legal concerns.  With a love of organization and a desire for excellence, she is pleased to contribute her energy and skills to the Graduate Legal Aid Office.

Ayana Jones, Graduate Student Advocate

Katrina Hauprich, Graduate Student Advocate

Contact Us
University of Maryland, College Park
3125 South Campus Dining Hall


Getting Here
For walking directions to our office, 3125 South Campus Dining Hall, please utilize the "Route" option on UMD's TerpNav Pedestrian Map.


There is paid ($3.00 per one hour) visitor parking available along Preinkert Drive and in Mowatt Lane Garage.  For more information about visitor parking, please review this visitor parking map and visit the Department of Transportation Services' website.


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Mondays: 11am-5pm

Tuesdays: 9am-11am & 2pm-5pm

Wednesdays: 9am-3pm

Thursdays: 9am-3pm

Fridays: Office Closed

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