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Our Mission

In Student & Diversity Services our mission is “to empower our students and inspire our partners by providing a safe, joyful student experience that supports equality, respect, and excellence.”

We do this by creating and providing student-centered programs and services for our diverse learning community; supporting our student’s personal and professional growth; promoting well-being and mental health, and developing into successful leaders. Our primary focus is on the intentional creation of an inclusive, dynamic, healthy, and productive student community in support of the law school’s mission.

Meet the Team

Lisa Ferreira
Dean of Students

Jeff Chinn, Esq.
Associate Director

Jessica Placido
Program Assistant for Student Support

Contact Us:

Phone: 619-515-1576

Graduating students at Commencement


Find information on our next commencement:

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Counseling Services

We advise and assist students in solving problems and tackling issues that may interfere with their academic progress.

A student studying

Disability Support

Let us know if you require reasonable accommodations to help with documented disabilities and learning disorders. We will develop an individualized plan to meet your needs.

Students studying in the lounge

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We provide counseling services for academic, financial aid, and career decisions. We also support our students through numerous on-campus programs.

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Student Organizations

Through involvement with student organizations, students find experiences and connections to further their career and personal goals.