Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

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Amanda Waples

Amanda serves as the Program Manager for the Off-Campus Housing Excellence Program (OCHEP).  She provides one on one education to students while building collaborative and community-based relationships with various city representatives and landlords, to support our department’s mission of safety, security and sustainability in the off-campus neighborhoods.


Amanda has been working in Student Life since 2010, and is motivated by the opportunity to improve the quality of life for students both on- and off-campus.  Prior to joining our team, she served in a planning and design role for the North Residential District Transformation project.


While in graduate school at Ohio State, Amanda created a dual Master’s program and earned degrees in City & Regional Planning and Higher Education and Student Affairs.  She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government from The University of Texas at Austin.