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Undergraduate Admission

Meet Your Counselor

» Meet Your Counselor

Our counselors are your main point of contact for all things Chapman and review applications for admission. They can answer questions about the application process, academic programs or student life. If you can't find your counselor, email us at admit@chapman.edu.

Orange County is divided between our whole counseling team. If you attend an Orange County school, view our Orange County Schools listing to find your counselor.

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Garrett Addison - Assistant Director of Admission

Out-of-state: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
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Christian Aguilar - Assistant Director of Diversity Initiatives

California Regions: Riverside County, San Bernardino County, South Bay (LA County), South and South Central LA, Long Beach
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Nicole Arvanaghi - Admission Counselor

California Regions: City of San Diego, South San Diego, West LA, Hollywood Wilshire, Santa Ana
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Marie Bury Loew - Associate Director of Admission

International: India
California Regions: Far Northern California down to Marin County and City of San Francisco
Out-of-state: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina
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Shannon Crogan - Director of Transfer Admission

Transfer students from both two-year and four-year colleges
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Casey Decker LaBar - Associate Director of Admission

Out-of-state: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont
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Bryant Dowd - Associate Director of International Admission

International students and U.S. students abroad — with the exception of India
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Jamie Garcia - Admission Counselor

California Regions: North San Diego County, San Mateo County
Out-of-state: Texas
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Mateo Leano - Admission Counselor

California Regions: Santa Clara County and the City of San Jose, Central Coast
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Carlos Leyva - Admission Counselor

California Regions: Alameda County, Anaheim, Contra Costa County, Sacramento County
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Eddie Mejia - Senior Admission Counselor

California regions: Santa Barbara and Ventura, Glendale and Pasadena, East Los Angeles, Covina and West Covina, Whittier and North Orange County, Imperial Valley
Out-of-state: Nevada
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Marcela Mejia-Martinez - Assistant Vice President of Admission

Out-of-State: Hawaii — neighbor islands
U.S. Territories: Puerto Rico
photo of Tanaz Nourian - Senior Admission Counselor

Tanaz Nourian - Senior Admission Counselor

California Regions: San Fernando Valley
Out-of-state: Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
photo of Juliet Olsen - Senior Admission Counselor

Juliet Olsen - Senior Admission Counselor

California Region: Central Valley
Out-of-state: Arizona, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota. Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
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Armen Sarkisian - Director of First Year Admission

Out-of-state: Colorado, Hawaii (Oahu), Utah, Wyoming
U.S. Territories: American Samoa, Federation States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, U.S. Virgin Islands

Orange County Schools

Orange County is split among several counselors.

The following list is in alphabetical order. You can use “Find” (Ctrl + F) to see if your school is below. If so, your counselor is provided.

If you can't find your school, contact us at admit@chapman.edu


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Meet Your Graduate Counselor


Potential graduate students can find their counselor on the Graduate Admission website.

Office of Admission Contacts


Email us:

Email General Admission

Email Transfer Admission

Email International Admission

Call us: (714) 997-6711

Send your documents:
Chapman University
Attn: Office of Admission
One University Drive 
Orange, CA 92866

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