Our physical location will be opened Mondays-Thursdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Closed every day 1-2 p.m.)

Meet the Staff

Alece Alderson

Alece Alderson (she/her)
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Student Life
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Alece is the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Life. She provides a vital, creative, and adaptable vision and leadership for Student Life. Alece is passionate about building support services and is dedicated to fostering collaborations across campus that promote student success. Alece also leads Student Veteran and Military Support Services. She is energized by building community and encourages students to reach out to her or the Student Life team for resources and support.



Kathy Chew

Kathy Chew (she/her)
Program Coordinator, Student Life
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Kathy is the Program Coordinator for Student Life. She works closely with student Registered Campus Organizations (RCOs), helping them plan their events/activities and funding. Kathy is also involved with the Student Food Market at Parnassus and is excited to see all the students on Thursdays.



Lauren Cox

Lauren Cox (she/her)
Virtual Engagement and Project Coordinator, Student Life
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Lauren is the Virtual Engagement Project Coordinator of Student Success. She specializes in building community, and keeping students connected via social media to all the services Student Success offers. Lauren can often be found at Student Life events taking photos and videos and loves to engage with students. Reach out to Lauren if you ever have questions about campus resources and follow our social media channels to stay connected.



Tiffany Lam

Tiffany Lam (she/her)
Assistant Director, Student Success
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Tiffany serves as the Assistant Director of Student Success. She leads programming for First Generation Support Services which serves students who are first in their family to attend college. She is student-centered and believes in the importance of advocating for the success of first-generation students. Tiffany facilitates community building events, mentoring, and workshops for first generation students and advises the FG2C student organization. She also holds individual consultations to help first gen students navigate their time at UCSF.



Clay Littrell

Clayton Littrell (he/him)
Co-Director, Student Disablity Services
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Clay is Co-Director of Student Disability Services. He oversees the school of nursing and dentistry, as well as assistive technology needs for the entire campus's student population. He is a student-focused advisor and assistive-tech user, with expertise in putting immediately deployable solutions into the hands of students.




Violeta Maldonado

Violeta Maldonado (she/her)
Office Manager, Student Success Center
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Violeta is the Office Manager for the Student Success Center. Violeta helps support students, staff, faculty members and visitors with a positive attitude. Violeta will welcome you to the Student Success Center and help answer your questions.




Tim Montgomery

Timothy Montgomery (he/him)
Co-Director, Student Disability Services
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Timothy is Co-Director of Student Disability Services and works with students who need accommodations and supports for disabilities and health/medical related conditions. Timothy works with all students but is the primary contact for Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, the Graduate Division and Doctorate in Physical Therapy programs. Contact Timothy if you need accommodations or would like to discuss your needs further.



Jennifer Rosko (she/her)
Director, Student Involvement and Programs
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Jennifer is the director of Student Involvement & Programs. She provides leadership, advisement, and coordination of campus-wide services and programs for student government, student organizations, and the student newspaper to build community, improve the quality of student life, and promote student learning. She also co-leads our basic needs program to ensure students have access to a variety of essential resources to thrive at UCSF and spearheads our program and department evaluations.



Sylvie Sturm

Sylvie Sturm (she/her)
Managing Editor, Synapse
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Sylvie is the Managing Editor of Synapse, UCSF’s student news outlet. Sylvie shares her dedication to quality journalism while working closely with student editors and contributors to improve print and audio journalism skills, which she’s honed over a 20-year career in media. Sylvie is always eager to see new students join the Synapse editorial team, and to help burgeoning writers grow in confidence and creativity.



Becca Wallace

Becca Wallace (she/her)
Director, Student Rights and Responsibilities
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Becca is the Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities. She facilitates the adjudication of non-academic misconduct cases outlined in the Code of Student Conduct. She also chairs the Students of Concern Committee and partners with campus colleagues to facilitate institutional responses to care for students and the overall community. 



Photo credits (*except Becca Wallace): Kelly Montgomery