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Contact University Student Affairs

Meet the staff of the Office of University Student Affairs. Please contact us to answer any questions you might have about University life and student activities at WesternU. If you would like to contact our entire department, or you are not sure who to reach out to, please email studentaffairs@westernu.edu

 Beverly Guidry  Beverly A. Sanks Guidry, EdD
VP for Enrollment Management & University Student Affairs
(909) 469-5340
Christy Ho 

Event Planning & Health Screening Approvals

Christy Ho
Director for University Student Affairs
(909) 469-5616

 

                      
 Alana Garcia  

Health Insurance & Discounts                                    

Alana Garcia
Executive Assistant 
(909) 469-5343

 Jessica Kersey  

Fitness Benefits & Club Email Permissions

Jessica Kersey
Assistant Director for University Student Affairs
(909) 706-3517

 
 Jared Abdus-Shakoor  

Reimbursements & Housing

Jared Greene
University Student Affairs Assistant
(909) 469-5340

 Jessi Newell  

Monday Mail & Flyer Approvals

Jessi Newell
University Student Affairs Associate
(909) 469-8406

 

Our office hours are Monday – Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday from Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Student Services Building

     

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Campus Safety

  • Update, manage, coordinate and execute new student online sexual harassment training
  • Communicate and update (as necessary) LiveSafe application for university

Clubs

  • Plan, coordinate and execute two club information days on campus (Fall and Spring Club Days)
  • Manage requests and reserve campus space for 120+ clubs on the Pomona, CA campus
  • Manage club lockers and coordinate keys for club leaders
  • Train club advisors (faculty and staff) on club processes and procedures
  • Creation of and maintenance of club SharePoint sites
  • Management and maintenance of club email accounts
  • Management and maintenance of class email accounts
  • Management and maintenance of club email accounts
  • Management and maintenance of class email accounts
  • Advisement to club leaders

Design Approvals

  • Ensure branding standards are maintained with club and class purchased goods by approving designs that are in line with University Graphics Branding Standards

Facilities

  • Routinely check, maintain and coordinate university maintenance for student commons areas on campus (RWC, HSC, HPC, VCC, HEC)
  • Vending machine maintenance, communication and refunds if necessary

Incoming Students

  • Plan and coordinate new student university orientation
  • Participate and provide information at Recruitment Preview events

Reimbursements

  • Process military student reimbursements in collaboration with the University Bookstore

Student Government Association

  • Manage and execute SGA Executive and Class elections process in coordination with student government/leaders
  • Advisement to Student Government Association – Executive
  • Advisement to Student Government Association – Class
  • Leadership development to SGA Executive Board

Student-Led Events

  • Educate student leaders and approve student-led events that include alcohol served on campus
  • Provide general risk management information to student leaders for organized activities including but not limited to food served on campus and liability waivers
  • Train student leaders, in coordination with University Advancement, on proper fundraising protocol

Student Services 

  • Notary services
  • Coordination, management and execution of student fitness benefits
  • Management of student and employee discount offers from outside vendors
  • Coordination of student health insurance benefit
  • Information dissemination and inquiries for student health insurance
  • Management of student business card orders (twice per year)
  • Student appointments (as requested) for issues or concerns
  • Management of off-campus housing options (roommate finder, available listings)
  • Manage and distribute student events newsletter (Monday Mail) to campus
  • Coordinate and mail graduate gift (previously Neocortex yearbook; 2016+ printed class photo)

Travel

  • Approve and track all student travel requests (online travel notification form)
  • Approve student organized international experiences in coordination with Risk Management and Legal

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Coordination and execution of community service events (Interprofessional Health Fair at the LA County Fair and Santa’s Workshop)
  • Train student leaders, coordinate with Risk Management and Legal, and approve student-led health fairs
  • Communicate with community partners to seek student volunteers (ex: health fairs)

We are located in the Student Services Center (Room 101), 352 E. Second Street – blue pin on map below.