Professional Staff

Kelly Van Zandt

  • First- & Second-Year Advisor & Transition Specialist
1350 The Grove
Office Hours
Monday: 10:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Friday: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Drop-in Hours
Monday: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (Currant Hall)
Friday: 10:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Student Staff

Peer Mentors

Leslie Andrade

  • 2nd Year
  • Communication
  • Human Development
Leslie (she/her/hers) is from Inglewood, CA and is interested in pursuing a career in social services or health services. Personal interests include scrapbooking, listening to music + dancing, traveling, skincare, exploring nature, Disney + Jurassic Park, listening to commentary videos + podcasts. On campus, Leslie is planning to join the Chicanx Latinx Collegiate Association, The Human Development Club, and/or The Pantry. Click Leslie's name to learn more! 

Alyssa Arino

  • 3rd Year
  • Animal Science
Alyssa (she/her/hers) is from Concord, CA and is pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. Personal interests include anything animal related, knitting, and her houseplants. On campus, Alyssa is involved in the Kappa Gamma Delta Professional Pre-Health sorority, Guardian Angel at the Equestrian Center, Regents Scholars Society, and is a student assistant at the Meyer Hall Animal Facility. Click Alyssa's name to learn more!

Cristina Avelar

  • 2nd Year
  • Chicana/o Studies
Cristina (she/her/hers) is from Santa Rosa, CA and is pursuing a career in public policy and/or community development. Personal interests include listening to music, dancing, window shopping, singing (though not well), and taking long walks. On campus, Cristina is involved in Advancing Health Care Equity - Quarter at Aggie Square. Click Cristina's name to learn more!