Phone(562) 903-4752

What We Do

To be the preeminent enrollment, marketing and communications team in higher education — recognized for our innovative drive, collaborative spirit, strategic execution, industry-leading results and five-star customer service — to maximize Biola University’s impact on the world for Jesus Christ.

The Office of University Enrollment will do this by:

Building enthusiastic awareness of Biola to prospective students and families in order to recruit qualified, well-matched and diverse populations through: executing data-driven recruitment plans and world-class campus visit experiences; developing quality pathway programs that connect the community to Biola and support the cultivation of long-term relationships with schools, churches and other relevant audiences; advocating for emerging populations such as graduate, international, PTUG, online, transfer and students of color; strategically providing financial aid to increase affordability and delivering quality counseling and aid to help streamline the financial aid process for new and continuing students; utilizing data and managing systems to implement efficient enrollment processes and creating accurate and timely reports by applying data science to forecast enrollment.

Open Hours

Regular Hours
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Summer Hours
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday – Thursday)
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Friday)

For list of observed Holidays, see

Offices & Services

Department Members

AllAdmissions OperationsEnrollment MarketingFinancial AidGraduate AdmissionsInternational AdmissionsOnline Undergraduate AdmissionsTraditional Undergraduate AdmissionsUniversity Enrollment Analytics
Vice President of Enrollment Management
Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Enrollment Management
Kayla Zuniga
Director of Traditional Undergraduate Admissions
James Hampson
Director of Graduate Admissions
Geoff Marsh
Senior Director of Financial Aid
Evelyn Park
Director of Enrollment Marketing
Anna Hummell
Associate Director of Transfer Recruitment
Heather Davenport
Associate Director of Admissions Events and Student Ambassadors
Amber Nakamura
Associate Director of Traditional Undergraduate Admissions
Emily Sagherian
Associate Director of Freshman Outreach, Recruitment and Campus Visits
Jeremy Muehlhoff
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Wendy Martinez
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Noreen Truong
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Connor Lunde
Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
Aleah Venable-Sims
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Megan Collins
Texas Admissions Counselor
Ashley Perez
Assistant Director of Admissions Events
Hailey Lee
Assistant Director of Campus Visits
Gabrielle Morris
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Billie Padilla
Recruitment Coordinator
Jackson McKay
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Griffin Douglass
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Macy Haugen
Asst Coordinator, Visits
Rachael Jackson
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Brandee Padilla
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Jermaine Brack
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Lisa Rubio
Director of Admissions Operations
Riva Lee
Associate Director, Operations Processes
Meredith Vincent
Lead Operations Specialist
Theresa Valles
Processing Manager
Tiffany Pang Barrozo
Senior Operations Specialist
Maritza Nevarez
Senior Operations Specialist
Meghan Vincent
Specialist, Data Processing
Anissa Villalobos
Admissions Document Processor
Amanda Udell
Processor, Admissions Documents
Glenn Hendrickson
Business Analyst for CRM
Crystel Vargas
Assistant Director for Online Undergraduate Admissions
Todd Johnson
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Elizabeth Rubio
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
Andrea Choi
Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions
Josiah Franklin
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Nathanael Volf
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Arianna Kokol
Counselor, Graduate Admissions
Chris So
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Minjae Kim
Recruiter, Graduate Admissions
Amy Finn
Counselor, Graduate Admissions
Allan Nicholson
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Dong Chen
Director of International Admissions
Counselor, International Adm
International Admissions Counselor
Ceressa Manzo
Counselor, Intl Graduate Admissions
Megan Mitts
International Admissions Coordinator
Associate Director of Financial Aid, Training and Compliance
Melissa Gonzalez
Associate Director, Online/Modular/Trimester Programs
John Melendrez
Senior Financial Aid Specialist, Federal Direct Loans
Moon Hui Jung
Assistant Director, Financial Aid Processing
Rosanne Zukle
Assistant Director, Special Programs, R2T4
Emilee Hidy
Assistant Director of Financial Aid, SAP and Compliance
Kimberly Caal
Senior Financial Aid Counselor
Sheena Arroyo
Financial Aid Counselor (Military Benefits)
Hannah Emenaker
Assistant Director, Customer Service and Student Worker Supervisor
Michele Redmond
Financial Aid Counselor
Sarai Hernandez
Financial Aid Counselor
Donna Blackwell
Associate Director, Customer Service and Front Office
Erin Song
Financial Aid Specialist ( Private/Institutional Loans)
Robert Saldana
Sr Analyst/Specialist, FinAid Awards
Jennifer Cortez Ramirez
Online Undergraduate Financial Aid Coordinator
Chris Hilberg
Director of Enrollment Analytics
Rebecca Irwin
Manager, UG Marketing
Tyler Flynn
Manager, Graduate Marketing
Jesse Arguelles
Specialist, Enrollment Marketing
Rachel Patterson
Specialist, Enrollment Marketing
Angelica Esqueda
Enrollment Marketing Copywriter-Bilingual
Kaiden Tolkamp
Enrollment Marketing Copywriter
Riba Purackal
Specialist, CRM & Comm
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