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  • Jackie Duerr, Ed.D.

    Jackie Duerr, Ed.D.

    Program Manager, Transfer Student Success
    jduerr@ucsd.edu
    858-246-5268
    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Transferred from: Santa Barbara City College

    Transferred to: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    Masters of Education in Counseling and Guidance for Higher Education

    When I'm not working you can find me... attempting a new culinary challenge, traveling the parts unknown, watching tv with my cats, or eating a bagel at the beach. 

    The advice I have for transfer students is... find your niche. Your lives are busy! No need to get involved in everything, but if you could find one thing that has significance to you in any way, you are likely to feel fulfilled AND build your resume at the same time.

  • Samantha Jimenez

    Samantha Jimenez

    Transfer Student Success Graduate Assistant
    sajimenez@ucsd.edu
    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    I am a First-Generation College Student. ¡Yo hablo español!

    Transferred from: San Diego Mesa College

    Transferred to: University of California, Los Angeles - Graduated with a degree in Sociology 

    When I'm not working you can find me... ​going on walks, trying new coffee shops, and watching mystery shows!

    The advice I have for transfer students is... find your people! Surround yourself with supporting and caring individuals!

  • Alondra Osuna Orozco

    Alondra Osuna Orozco

    Transfer Student Success Graduate Assistant
    alosunaorozco@ucsd.edu
    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    I am a First-Generation College Student!

    ¡Yo hablo español!

    Transferred from: Southwestern College

    Transferred to: University of California, San Diego - Graduated with a degree in Psychology

    When I'm not working you can find me...  vising local coffee shops, hanging out with family and friends, exploring San Diego, and watching crime shows

    The advice I have for transfer students is... to find joy in every part of your transfer journey. You will come across a myriad of challenges but with the right mindset everything can seem achievable. You got this!

  • Tessa Yarov

    Tessa Yarov

    Undergraduate Research Transfer Coordinator
    tyarov@ucsd.edu
    Pronouns:
    she/her/hers

    Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with an Emphasis in Mathematics
    Master of Arts
    in Postsecondary Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Student Affairs

    When I'm not working you can find me... at local coffee shops, paddle boarding, hiking, or camping.

    The advice I have for transfer students is... be gentle with yourself as you explore your new campus. There is so much change and transition in moving to a new university.

Transfer Student Assistants

  • Rei Perez Munoz

    Rei Perez Munoz

    ¡Yo hablo español!

    am a First-Generation College Student, and a 25 or Older Student!

    Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs

    Major: Anthropology

    College: ERC

    Transferred from: Saddleback College

    When I'm not working you can find me... reading comics or playing with my cats.

    The advice I have for transfer students is... to feel proud of yourself for all that you have accomplished so far, and for having the courage to keep moving forward.

  • Stefanie Peddijanto

    Stefanie Peddijanto

    I speak Indonesian!

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Major: Structural Engineering

    Transferred from: Los Angeles Pierce College

    When I'm not working you can find me... reading/watching manga/anime, playing video games, or singing my heart out.

    The advice I have for transfer students is... ask everyone for advice! As a transfer student, not much guidance is provided, so do not hesitate to ask the resources you have!

  • Vanesa Flores

    Vanesa Flores

    ¡Yo hablo español!

    am a First-Generation College Student!

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Major: Psychology

    Transferred from: East Los Angeles College

    When I'm not working you can find me... with my friends or family.

    The advice I have for transfer students is... anything is possible especially with a positive mindset.