Limited Services: Student Services offices will be closed on Friday, December 9.
Normal business hours will resume on Monday, December 12.

Student Affairs Staff & Hours of Operation

We Are Open!

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8 am – 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm

Please email the appropriate person listed below.

Our Staff

Elizabeth Miller, Ed.D., Dean of Student Services, ext. 2476 emiller@cerritos.edu

  • Support and advising of ASCC Senate.
  • Consultation to faculty and staff related to CAIR Team (Crisis Assessment, Intervention, & Response) efforts.

Maria Isai, Administrative Secretary II, ext. 2445, misai@cerritos.edu

  • Assistance with general questions or concerns when a student is not sure where to go or who to see.
  • Scheduling appointments with the Dean of Student Services.
  • Questions related to student disciplinary holds.
  • Assist students with background check verification related to disciplinary record.

Falcon Basic Needs

Pamela Sepulveda, LCSW, Case Manager, ext. 2431, psepulveda@cerritos.edu

  • Manages Falcon's Nest/ Falcon Basic Needs
  • Consultation to faculty and staff related to CAIR Team (Crisis Assessment, Intervention, & Response) efforts.

Amber Dofner, Program Facilitator, ext. 2473, adofner@cerritos.edu

  • Answering general questions about the Falcon Basic Needs office and services.
  • Assistance with Falcon Basic Needs processes, including the Emergency Aid Request, Grocery Voucher Request, Food Bank Distribution, and other services provided by the office.

Office of Student Conduct & Grievances

Cynthia Lavariere, Ed.D., Faculty Coordinator, Student Conduct & Grievances, ext. 2483, clavariere@cerritos.edu

  • Dr. Lavariere is available August-May, during June and July please contact Dr. Miller.
  • Assistance with Students and Faculty regarding issues related to the Student Code of Conduct, and/or general or grade grievance procedure.
  • General support to students regarding conflict with other students, or with instructors.
  • Providing consultation and/or workshops on academic integrity, classroom management, communication, and conflict resolution.
  • Questions about student disciplinary holds.

Student Life

Christopher Dela Cruz, Student Activities Coordinator, cdelacruz@cerritos.edu

  • Student consultation on getting involved on campus.
  • Support for members, officers, and advisors of student clubs & organizations.
  • Support and advising of ASCC Cabinet efforts.
  • Facilitator for the Falcon Leadership Institute (FLI).
  • Questions on using FalconSync.
  • Civic Engagement Coordinator.
  • Esports Coordinator.


Esmeralda Murillo,
Student Events Specialist, ext. 2475, emurillo@cerritos.edu

  • Coordinates student events on campus.
  • Support and advising of ASCC Court, including the ASCC Elections Board.
  • Questions related to the annual ASCC funding request process.

Nikki Jones, Administrative Clerk III, ext. 2471, njones@cerritos.edu

  • Support for faculty and staff with Spendmap Requisitions, and providing training on using the SpendMap system.
  • Consultations on ASCC reimbursements and payment of invoices.
  • Consultation and support for ASCC-sponsored student travel.

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