The office of Student Affairs facilitates co-curricular support
services for students, which include student government
and organizations, counseling, advising, career planning,
recreational programs, social events, health services and
insurance, and financial aid assistance.


Judy Heffernan, Office Support Specialist

 Roxanne Roat, Office Support Associate/Event Planner


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Judy M. Heffernan

Office Support Specialist

Office of Student Affairs

(309) 671-8411 


Judy Heffernan was born and raised in the Peoria area.  She has two adult sons, one daughter-in-law, one delightful granddaughter, and one Maltese pup.  Since 1989 she has worked in the Office of Student Affairs.  Her current job title is Office Support Specialist.  Over the years, she has worked with over 875 medical students.  They hold a very special place in her heart.

Hobbies and special interests: granddaughter, interaction with children and senior citizens, animals, volunteer work, dancing, and baking.

 Roxanne Roat    
Roxanne Roat
Office Support Associate/Event Planner
Office of Student Affairs
(309) 495-8161
Roxanne joined the Office of Student Affairs in March 2016. She works part-time as an Office Support Associate/Event Planner. Roxanne and her husband, Ken, live in Peoria and have three daughters, Lydia, Adelyne and Rosemary. She enjoys spending time with her family, attending her daughters' activities and volunteering at her church. She is looking forward to getting to know the medical students.  

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