Santa Clara University

Phone: 408.554.4700

Sandra Hayes

Dean of Undergraduate Admission

1. How do you define a great application?
A great applicant is one who presents him/herself in a way that ignites my curiosity. I'm interested in learning more about who they are and what draws them to Santa Clara University.
 
2. What inspires your work?
I?m inspired by the mere notion of working to support young people in their pursuit of knowledge of themselves and the myriad of possibilities for their futures.
 
3. What do you do in your spare time?
Read, read, read, with occasional doses of game shows and bowling.
 
4. What is your favorite song?
"R-E-S-P-E-C-T" by Aretha Franklin