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Student Affairs Divisional Overview

The Division of Student Affairs at CSUSM encompasses 33 departments strategically organized into six functional areas by mission and service type; Divisional Administration, Athletics, Enrollment Management Services, Student Academic Support Services, Student Development Services, and Student Life.

 
 

Senior Leadership

Lorena Checa
Lorena Checa
Vice President of Student Affairs
 
Alan Brian
Alan Brian
Director of Planning, Assessment, & Professional Development
 
Jennifer Milo-Nunes
Jennifer Milo-Nunes
Director of Athletics
 
Scott Hagg
Scott Hagg
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Services
 
Geoffrey Gilmore
Geoffrey Gilmore
Associate Vice President for Student Academic Support Services
 
Bridget Blanshan
Bridget Blanshan
Associate Vice President for Student Development Services & Title IX Coordinator
 
Gail Cole-Avent
Gail Cole-Avent
Associate Vice President for Student Life
 

Mission, Vision, Values

MISSION

The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to promote access to higher education, foster lifelong learning, and prepare students to be active and positive contributors in a diverse global community.

VISION

CSUSM’s Division of Student Affairs will provide a high impact, student-centered educational experience to ensure that students become positive and socially just contributors in a rapidly changing world.

VALUES

Respect: We value all members of our community and create an environment of care, respect, and empathy. We highly regard individuals and their contributions.

Integrity: Sincerity, trust, and honesty are the foundations of our work. Our actions reflect good judgment, are congruent with professional standards, and match our expressed commitments. 

Student-Centered: Students are central to our mission. We are committed to our students' well-being, holistic development, and learning.