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UGRD Staff Profiles

Paola Garcia-Vega

Associate Director

Paola grew up in the Bay Area prior to attending SCU for her undergraduate and graduate studies. She is now an Assistant Director in the Undergraduate Admission Office. She has always been interested in supporting students and families through the process of higher education. In her current role in admissions, she is committed to working with first-generation college students and undocumented students.


B.S. in Sociology, Santa Clara University; M.B.A. with concentration in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation, Santa Clara University

Hobbies & Interests:

Spending time in the sun and at the beach, traveling, arts and crafts, spending time with family, friends and her dog named Dk

Ask me about:

Forge Garden, LEAD Scholars program (for first-generation college students), on-campus food options with dietary restrictions

(408) 554-5261
Schott Admission & Enrollment Services Building