STARS Peer Advisers

Peer Advisers are continuing Transfer and Re-entry students who assist through advising and counseling, c
omputer consulting and administrative support services.

Peer Advisers are available during the academic year in the STARS Student Center (Kresge 180) and via email at

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    Sylvane is graduating in the Spring of 2017 with a degree in Psychology. He is originally from San Diego City College and has adapted to the research University’s expectations. He has plenty of tips on how to transition to the quarter system and to get involved in research. He takes pride in being a transfer student and hopes to advise anyone who has questions or concerns about the transfer process. Find him in the STARS office or groovin’ to funk music at the local roller skating rink.

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    Jessica Ocampo

    Jessica is a third year transfer student from Oakes college majoring in Sociology and Legal Studies.  As a first generation college student she had plenty of questions in regards to attending a UC and moving away from home. It did not took her long to call Santa Cruz her 'home' and get involved in school. She is more than happy to guide you through your once in a lifetime experience as a transfer student here at UCSC. Make sure to stop and say hi! Jessica will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have!