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 http://www.biola.edu/bonus-and-holidays

Offices & Services

Department Members

AllAdmissions OperationsFinancial AidGraduate AdmissionsInternational AdmissionsPost-Traditional AdmissionsTraditional Undergraduate Admissions
Amanda Slaughter
Associate Vice President of University Enrollment
Victoria Bullock
Temporary Administrative Assistant to the Associate Vice President of University Enrollment
Briana Taylor
Executive Assistant to the Associate Vice President of University Enrollment
Anna Hummell
Associate Director of Freshman Admissions
Angela Barragan
Associate Director of Transfer Admissions
Heather Davenport
Associate Director of Campus Visits, Events and Student Ambassadors
Caitlin Esau
Director of Admissions Operations
Veronica Alvarado
Assistant Director of Multi-Ethnic Outreach
Amy Payton
Director of Post-Traditional Admissions and Pathways Programs
James Hampson
Director of Graduate Admissions
Fitsum Mulat
Interim Director of Traditional Undergraduate Admissions; Director of International Admissions
Geoff Marsh
Senior Director of Financial Aid
Kayla Zuniga
Associate Director of Outreach and Recruitment
Danny Roh
Associate Director of Admissions and Accelerated Master's Programs for Talbot School of Theology
Amber Nakamura
Assistant Director of Admissions
Emily Sagherian
Assistant Director of Outreach and Recruitment
Brian Glaze
Senior Freshman Admissions Counselor
Nadia Lopez
Senior Freshman Admissions Counselor
Jeremy Muehlhoff
Freshman Admissions Counselor
Lauren Burns
Freshman Admissions Counselor
Wendy Martinez Perez
Freshman Admissions Counselor
Noreen Truong
Freshman Admissions Counselor
Horacio Sevilla Figueroa
Senior Freshman Recruiter
Esther Hwang
Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
Connor Lunde
Transfer Admissions Counselor
Transfer Admissions Counselor
Aleah Venable-Sims
Transfer Admissions Recruiter
Megan Chea
Admissions Associate
Megan Collins
Texas Regional Rep
Ashley Perez
Assistant Director of Admissions Events
Lizzette Saavedra
Assistant Visit Coordinator
Joanna Lim
Admissions Receptionist
Hailey Lee
Assistant Director of Campus Visits
Emma Donnelly
Transfer Admissions Recruiter
Gabrielle Morris
Admissions Associate
Billie Padilla
Recruiter Coordinator
Riva Lee
Business Process Specialist
Abraham Brevard
Business Analyst, CRM
Meredith Vincent
Lead Operations Specialist
Theresa Valles
Processing Manager
Tiffany Pang
Senior Operations Specialist
Maritza Nevarez
Senior Operations Specialist
Deedee Lee
Processing Specialist
Daniel Allinson
Data Analyst
Crystel Vargas
Assistant Director of Post-Traditional Admissions
Samantha Brush
Post-Traditional Admissions Counselor
Theresa Calacsan
Post-Traditional Admissions Counselor
Kelly-Grace Schaffer
NS Recruiter, PTUG Adm
Todd Johnson
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Dong Chen
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Elizabeth Rubio
Senior Graduate Admissions Counselor
Andrea Choi
Senior Graduate Admissions Counselor
Haily Osterhaus
Senior Graduate Admissions Counselor for Digital Learning
Elise Posey
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Kenric Tran
Grad Admissions Counselor
Minjae Kim
Recuiter, Graduate Admissions
James Lee
Graduate Admissions Counselor
Whitney Spradley
Assistant Director of International Admissions
International Admissions Counselor
Jin Cui
International Outreach Specialist
Kharista Kristi
Communications Associate
Paulina Limchaiyawat
International Admissions Coordinator
Associate Director of Financial Aid, Training and Compliance
Melissa Gonzalez
Associate Director, Online/Modular/Trimester Programs
Theodore Cervantes
Systems Specialist
John Melendrez
Financial Aid Specialist (Federal Direct Loans)
Moon Hui Jung
Financial Aid Specialist (Federal Direct Loans)
Rosanne Zukle
Senior Specialist (Special Programs, R2T4)
Emilee Hidy
Senior Specialist of SAP and Compliance
Kimberly Alvarez
Senior Financial Aid Counselor
Sheena Arroyo
Financial Aid Counselor (Military Benefits)
Hannah Emenaker
Senior Counselor and Student Worker Supervisor
Michele Redmond
Financial Aid Counselor
Sarai Hernandez
Financial Aid Counselor
Solomon Riseley
Financial Aid Counselor (PTUG)
Brooke Fermin
Financial Aid Specialist
Donna Blackwell
Associate Director
Erin Song
Award Analyst/Specialist
Heaven Lee
Scholarship Specialist
Cherice Williams
Award Analyst/Specialist
Lynn Kelley
Administrative Assistant
Robert Saldana
Financial Aid Specialist
Jennifer Cortez Ramirez
PTUG Financial Aid Coordinator
Joy Kang
Receptionist/Office Assistant
Biola University
13800 Biola Ave. La Mirada, CA 90639
1-562-903-6000
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