Meet Your Crown Peer Advisers!

The Peer Advisers are here to ​assist you with your general questions that you may have regarding scheduling an appointment with an adviser, academic policies, academic deadlines, finding campus resources, and navigating your student portal. They are available at the front desk in the Crown advising office to answer your questions and check you in for drop-in advising or appointments.

    Omar

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    Major: Earth Science B.S. 

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    Hello Crownies! My name is Omar and I'm a senior in denial of being a senior. As your peer advisor I hope to help you work through any roadblocks you may face by providing the right resources to maximize your success! When I'm not helping my peers fight off petitions and forms, you can find me running around campus like your average college student. Feel free to say hi! I enjoy interacting with others and sharing experiences made here at UCSC. Let me know how I can help you be the best you! 

     

  • Nina

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    Major: General Psychology 

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    Hello everyone! I am a third year General Psychology major from Whittier, California. I am very excited to be joining the peer advisor team!  I know from experience that college can be daunting sometimes, and I’d like to be able to use what I’ve learned throughout my college experience to help guide others. If you need help with anything, don’t hesitate to stop in, I as well as the other peer advisors are more than happy to help!


  • Gianna

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    Major: Psychology 

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    Hi everyone! My name is Gianna Ochinero, and I am a fourth year Psychology major here at UCSC. My gender pronouns are she/her/hers. I am very adventurous and love to travel solo, so if you ever want to talk about traveling tips or your own experiences, I'd love to chat about it! As a Crown Peer Adviser, I  hope to help you navigate UCSC, support you, and empower you with knowledge and resources in order to be successful. Looking forward to meeting you! Go slugs!

  • Anne

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    Major: Human Biology 

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    Hi my name is Anne and I am a second year Human Biology major from Long Beach California. My gender pronouns are she/her/hers. I love to travel even though I don’t do it as often as I’d like. As a peer advisor I hope to get to meet you all and help you out throughout this year whether it be helping you find the correct form or answering questions. Don’t hesitate to stop by, me and the other peer advisors are all here to make your experience at Crown and UCSC easier and great!

  • Tiffany

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    Major: Computer Science Game Design B.S.
     
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    Hello! My name is Tiffany Lam, and I am a third year Computer Science Game Design major from Riverside, California. I love reading manga and petting dogs. As apart of the Peer Advisor team, I hope to support you throughout UCSC to the best of my abilities based off my college experience and provide guidance to helpful resources. I truly value the importancy of mental heath, so please do feel free to talk to me if you have any questions or concerns.

  • Isaac

  • Major: Politics & Legal Studies

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    My name is Isaac Ramos, I am a third-year student from San Diego, CA. My favorite thing in the world is sports. I love soccer, football, basketball, and also some baseball. I am a student from Merrill, so I am pretty familiar with the Merrill/Crown area. In case you get lost I am the person to go to! I love to meet new people which is one of the reasons I chose to become a peer advisor. I also just like to talk to people so if you’d like a conversation I’m here for it too. I look forward to meeting you all!

     


  • Vivian

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    Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
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    Hi! My name is Vivian and I am a second year Biochemistry major from Elk Grove, California. A few things I love to do are: reading, listening to music, waking up in the morning, being with my friends/family, and cuddling with my two dogs, Buddy and Fern. As a peer adviser, I am here to help you take on any problems that may surface throughout your journey at UCSC. My goal is to give you the guidance and support needed to have a rewarding college experience. If you see me around campus, please say hello! I'm looking forward to meeting all of you. Let's make it a great year!