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Karina Avalos

She/Her/Ella Undocumented Student Services Counselor, University of California Santa Cruz

Karina currently serves the University of California Santa Cruz as the Educational Opportunity Programs Undocumented Student Services Counselor. As a DACAmented counselor, Karina understands firsthand many of the challenges that undocumented students and their families can face in their everyday lives and in higher education. Once she discovered her passion for service in student affairs, she became unequivocally committed to advocating for underrepresented students in higher education.

Email Address kaeavalo@ucsc.edu
State California
Webpage https://eop.ucsc.edu/undocumented_student_services/index.html
Main area of practice
  • Academic Advising/Support
  • Admissions/Registrar
  • Career/NEBO
  • Financial Aid/Funding
  • Student Services/Co-Curricular
Specializes in These Areas
  • Latinx
  • First-Generation
  • Socioeconomic Status
  • Non-traditional students
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)
  • Hispanic-Serving Institutions
  • Minority Serving Institutions
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