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Lorena Checa | Vice President for Student Affairs

(760) 750-4056 | vpsa@csusm.edu | Craven Hall 3600

Dr. Lorena Checa was born in Uruapan, Michoacán Mexico. She immigrated to the United States at the age of eight and became first in her family to attain a college degree. As Vice President for Student Affairs, she provides leadership and oversight for Enrollment Management Services, Student Affairs Administration, Student Development Services, Student Academic Support Services, Student Life and University Athletics.

Throughout her career Dr. Checa has been a committed advocate for underrepresented students and creating institutional structures that support the success of all students regardless of background. Her dedication to removing barriers to promote access  to higher education and academic success for all students is a reflection of her personal philosophy that those who succeed with the support of others have an obligation to help those who follow also be successful.

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For general questions about Student Affairs, please email studentaffairs@csusm.edu and we will direct you to the correct person. Thanks!