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  • Location
    Sutherland Hall

Office Hours

  • Temporary Hours
    9 a.m.–12 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
    1:30–4 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


Student Success exists to empower all students to thrive academically and vocationally.

Our Division

Student Success is defined and measured at Biola according to four key dimensions:

  1. Spiritual development and student thriving
  2. Academic engagement and success
  3. Retention and graduation outcomes
  4. Alumni career outcomes

Our division consists of a number of departments and services that work directly with students. Learn more about each department.

Department Members

Val Lazinos
Executive Assistant, Student Success
Director of Academic Advising & Success
Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Associate Director of Academic Advising
Asst Dir, Specialized Advising
Annie Tolkamp
Academic Advisor

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