Dean of Students


Associate Dean of Students

Mondays & Fridays: Mission Campus, Room 301
Tuesdays, Wednesday, & Thursdays: Arkansas Campus, Administrative Office | (415) 229-9736 |

Associate Director of Student Affairs, Disability Services

Lauren joined CIIS in October 2010, and has over ten years of experience working in higher education as a student affairs professional. She holds an M.Ed. in Social Justice Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, an M.A. in Integral Counseling Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies, and a B.S. in Business Management from Champlain College in Burlington, VT. She especially enjoys collaborating with students, faculty, and staff in her role as the Student Disability Services Coordinator. Lauren can be reached in Room 302,  at

Associate Director of Student Affairs, International Student Recruitment & Advising

Jody joined the CIIS community in November 2005, and has over 15 years experience working in international education. She assists the university in leading internatioanl recruitment efforts, assists F-1 visa students with immigration questions and non-academic matters. She holds an MA in Integrative Health Studies from CIIS, and an interdisciplinary BA degree in Japan Business Studies from the University of Hawaii, Manoa. She is an active volunteer with Communitas through the UCSF Osher Ceneter for Integrative Medicine and with the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America.

Jody spent 3 years in Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, teaching English on the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program. In her spare time, you will find Jody listening to music and taking urban hikes. Jody can be reached in Room 302 at (415) 575-6157 or at

Career Development Manager

415-575-6118 | | | Room 302

Student Affairs Coordinator, Student Disabilty Services & Welnnes Center

415-575-6171 | | | Room 302

Counseling Services, CIIS Wellness Ceneter

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