Chantell Padilla

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Position Title
Academic Advisor

Undergraduate Education and Advising


Chantell Padilla joined the College of Letters and Science in 2020 as an Academic Advisor. Prior to then, she worked as an Undergraduate Psychology Advisor at UC Santa Cruz and prior to that, a graduate advisor at Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton.

She holds a B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Sacramento and an M.A. in Experimental Psychology from California State University, Fullerton.

Chantell’s passion for working with college students comes from her experience as a first-generation student. She’s passionate about helping students navigate the complexities of higher education while tending to each student’s individual experience.

When she’s not in the office, you can find Chantell somewhere in nature. She enjoys hiking, running, reading, traveling, and petting as many dogs as possible.