Maricela Alvarado

Assistant Dean, College of the Arts

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Maricela Alvarado serves as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the College of the Arts at California State University, Fullerton. Ms. Alvarado’s research interests include policy issues related to underrepresented students and engagement based learning practices that provide the foundation for developing and strengthening student engagement. Maricela received a B.A degree in Human Services, Mental Health from Cal State Fullerton and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from Cal State Long Beach. Maricela is dedicated to creating a cohesive environment for all students.


The assistant deans work in collaboration with the vice president for Student Affairs and the deans in each college to deliver services that support student progress toward degree and professional objectives. In addition, the assistant deans design and coordinate programs with faculty, students and administration that enrich the academic environment and enhance student development within the colleges.

Responsibilities of the assistant deans may include counseling students with personal and academic concerns, coordinating orientation and retention programs, advising student groups, administering scholarship programs, and developing alumni and community support for the college.

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