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Palm Desert Campus Advising & Admissions Team

Advising & Admissions Team

Staff members of the PDC Advising and Admissions Team.

 

Undergraduate Admissions (Prospective Students)


Undergraduate Admissions General Information:

Services:

  • Admissions Requirements

  • How to apply to CSUSB

  • What happens after the admissions application is submitted

  • Impacted Majors

  • Cross Enrollment

  • Additional admissions requirements to graduate and credential programs  

  • What happens after the admissions application is submitted

  • And more!

Brenda MachucaBrenda Machuca
Admissions and Outreach Program Coordinator
IW-106
(760) 341-2883 x78111
Email Brenda

 

 

 

 

Alejandra Quintero
Admissions Counselor
IW-108
(760) 341-2883 x78272
Email Alejandra

 

Academic Advising (Current Students)


Academic Advising General Information:

Services

  • Review:

    • General Education (GE) requirements

    • Graduation requirements

    • Paws Report

    • University policies and procedures

    • Roadmaps

  • Undeclared advisement

  • Academic contracts

  • Check holds and to-do list

  • Plan classes for the next term

  • Build or check myCAP

  • Workshops

  • Stay on track for graduation!

Ruth HowellRuth Howell
Advising and Registration
IW-107
(760) 341-2883 x78110 
Email Ruth

Vanessa RojoVanessa Rojo
Advising
IW-105
(760) 341-2883 x78234 
Email Vanessa

 

 

 

 

Career Center (Current Students)


Career Center General Information:

Services

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Career Planner

  • Job Search

  • Internships

  • Interview Skills

  • Career Assessments

  • Major Exploration

  • Graduate School

  • LinkedIn

  • Networking

Oscar FonsecaOscar Fonseca
Career Counselor
IW-111
(760) 341-2883 x78243
Email Oscar

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Aid & Scholarships (Current Students)


Financial Aid & Scholarships General Information:

Services

  • FAFSA application
  • Cal Grant Issues
  • Dreamer Application 
  • Loan processing
  • Parent loans
  • Form verification
  • Scholarship questions

Edith PassiEdith Passi
Financial Aid Advisor
IW-107
(760) 341-2883 x78143
Email Edith

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate and Credential Programs Admissions (Prospective Students)


Graduate & Credential Programs Admissions General Information:

Brenda MachucaBrenda Machuca
Admissions and Outreach Program Coordinator
IW-108
(760) 341-2883 x78111
Email Brenda

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty & Major Advisors (Current Students)


For the list of Faculty and Major Advisors at the Palm Desert Campus, visit our Undergraduate Faculty Advisor page.

Services

  • Major

    • Coursework (e.g., core classes, major electives, concentration electives, major GPA, etc.)

    • Concentration

    • Roadmaps

  • Minor

  • Academic Internships

  • Career Advice