Below is a list of some people on campus who are skilled at listening to your experiences and helping you figure out your passions.
ALLIES in STEM
This program offers advising and professional development opportunities for students who are majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. ALLIES staff can provide many different resources including exploring careers in STEM, advice for mastering STEM disciplines, and information about STEM opportunities on campus. This office welcomes all students and has a specific focus on students traditionally underrepresented in STEM. You can book an appointment with ALLIES staff via MyCLU or contact Brook Masters to make an appointment.
Bachelor’s Degree for Professionals
This program offers academic advisors who… Email Margarita Bueno or Kristy Fenstermaker to make an appointment.
Our Cal Lutheran community is fortunate to have staff members from multiple faiths who are eager to have conversations with you to nurture your faith and explore the ways in which your faith contributes to the callings in your life. Email Scott Maxwell-Doherty, Belle Michael, Hazel Salzar-Davidson, or Mohammed Humkar, to make an appointment.
This office offers different resources to assist with exploring possible careers that match your interests and skills. In addition to online resources, you may make an appointment to meet with a staff member to discuss ways to explore possible careers that would allow you the opportunity to live a life of purpose. Email Cyndi Lewis to make an appointment.
Center for Cultural Engagement and Inclusion
Cal Lutheran’s newest center, the CEI, is meant to provide a brave space on campus where students can have open discussions about identity and how identity plays a role in their daily lives. Email Jonathan Gonzales to make an appointment.
Center for Student Success
This office offers services to first-generation students and students who are income-qualified, including advisors and mentors who can assist with discussions about exploring your passions and using your time at Cal Lutheran to learn more about ways to utilize them in different areas of your life. Email Elena Jaloma to make an appointment with an academic counselor.
Disability Support Services
This office offers services to qualified students with various disabilities. These services include the opportunity for students to meet with office staff about their interests and passions and various ways to explore these at Cal Lutheran. Email Wendy Jimenez to make an appointment.
Faculty members are also available to discuss how your interests may fit with their disciplines and which careers in those disciplines may offer you an opportunity to live a life with purpose. Please keep in mind that all faculty are available for these conversations. It does not have to be your assigned academic advisor or a faculty member in your current major’s discipline. Asking your current faculty academic advisor or first year seminar faculty advisor for recommendations of other faculty to speak with who may be helpful to you is a great place to start!
Graduate School of Education
Graduate School of Psychology
Students in the Masters in Clinical Psychology program receive academic advising from the director of the program, Dr. Jamie Bedics. Dr. Bedics also enjoys having conversations about the ways that this program match the student’s vision for their future. Students in the Masters in Counseling Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy may wish to have conversations about their purpose with their faculty or their clinical supervisors.
International Student Services
International Student Services provides social support and immigration advisement to international students who attend Cal Lutheran. Email Juanita Hall or Linda Boberg to make an appointment.
School of Management
Mary Jo Shane, Loredanna Carson
A study abroad experience allows you the opportunity to learn more about the world and also about yourself. Both of these areas of knowledge help you determine how your passions and skills may be used to meet the world’s needs. Email Lisa Loberg or Stephanie Shaker-Sullivan to make an appointment to begin discussing this opportunity for vocational growth and discovery.
Did you know that Resident Assistants are not just a great resource for assisting you with dorm life? They are also peers who are happy have conversations about exploring your passions at Cal Lutheran. In addition to RAs, the Residence Life office also has senior staff members who offer office hours for these conversations with students. Email Salma Loo or Andy Hanson to make an appointment with a senior staff member.
The Peer Advisors assigned to Freshman Seminar or Transfer Seminar classes are peers who are also happy have conversations about exploring your passions at Cal Lutheran. If you no longer have the contact info of your assigned Peer Advisor, contact Ashley DeLauriers or visit their office.
The Pearson Library aims to help you develop as a researcher and explorer of information. Librarians, Yvonne Wilber and Corie Bott, are also available for conversations about exploring your passions at Cal Lutheran.