Contact Us

The following faculty and administrators are dedicated to helping undocumented students navigate the university. Whether a current or prospective student, these individuals are a great resource for you to ask questions and seek support. Rest assured, they will handle your personal inquiry with the utmost care and confidentiality.

Office of Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach (DECO)

Dr. Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi
Vice Provost for Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach
Telephone: (415) 422-2821

Working Group to Support Undocumented Students (WGSUS)

NAME POSITION Contact EMail & phone
Al Meza Working Group Co-Chair
Psychologist, Counseling & Psychological Services
(415) 422-6352

Mauricio Diaz de Leon

Working Group Co-Chair
Assistant Director for Immersions, Justice and Outreach, University Ministry
(415) 422-2761

Gladys Perez Program Assistant, DECO
(415) 422-2683 

Stephanie Carlos Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, USF School of Law
(415) 422-6304

Michael Hughes Assistant Vice Provost, Strategic Enrollment Management
(415) 422-2465

Lori Prince

Director of Financial Aid, Student Financial Services 
(415) 422-3387

Karina Hodoyán Associate Professor and Program Director, Masters in Migration Studies, College of Arts & Sciences
(415) 422-5964


Lisa Klope
Associate Director, Admission, Communication, and Outreach, School of Education
Telephone: (415) 422-4212

Dr. Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales
Associate Professor, Higher Education and Student Affairs
Telephone: (415) 422-5741

USF ALUMNI contacts

Gabriela Garcia 
Class of 2018, School of Law

Miriam Uribe
Class of 2017, College of Arts & Sciences
Telephone: (714) 261-8856

Herlin Solo Matute
Class of 2018, College of Arts & Sciences

Monica Valencia
Class of 2018, School of Law