Admissions

Meet the Staff

The San Diego State University recruitment teams are here to help you with every step of the admissions process. Whether you are trying to figure out if SDSU is the right for you or you have questions about the admissions process, we encourage you to contact us. If you have already applied to SDSU and you have a question about your admission status, please refer to the SDSU WebPortal. We look forward to meeting you!

+Office of International Recruitment
Bradley Moon

Bradley Moon, M.A.

Director, International Recruitment

Territory: Europe

Favorite Place on Campus: KPBS – The radio station that produces my favorite programs and podcasts!

Favorite Campus Eatery: The Olive Oil Café for their delicious paninis!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Sunset Cliffs on the coast is a great place to watch the sun go down and update your profile picture!

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David Ayers

David Ayers, M.A.

International Admissions Adviser

Territory: Asia (Middle East and India), International students living in the United States, and the American Language Institute (ALI)

Favorite Place on Campus: The International Student Center for Friday Coffee Hour.

Favorite Campus Eatery: The Habit because it's a California original.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: La Jolla Cove for surfing and snorkeling with leopard sharks.

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Wenjun "Vivian" Jin

Wenjun "Vivian" Jin, M.A.

International Admissions Adviser

Territory: Asia, Africa, Austrailia, Americas, and American Language
Institute (ALI)

Favorite Place on Campus: Scripps Cottage and Turtle Pond – This is a peaceful and beautiful spot on campus. Many students choose this area to have lunch, study, or to hang out with their friends.

Favorite Campus Eatery: Oggi's – They have the best margarita pizza!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Torrey Pines State Park for an easy, but beautiful hiking trail.

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+Office of Out-of-State Recruitment
Kara Moriarty

Kara Moriarty

Director of Out-of-State and Specialized Recruitment

Favorite Place on Campus: Turtle Pond – It's one of the most tranquil places on campus. I love the turtles and Koi fish. It was one of my favorite places to study when I was a student here!

Favorite Campus Eatery: 4.0 Deli – It's an original deli on campus and has a lot of Aztec pride. It's also a great place to go meet up before a basketball game at Viejas Arena!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Balboa Park – It's one of the most beautiful places in San Diego. It has a rich history with free events going on all the time and is home to the world famous San Diego Zoo.

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Adrianna Ramirez, M.P.A

Adrianna Ramirez, M.P.A

Out-of-State Admissions Counselor

Territory: AL, CT, DC, DE, GA, FL, HI, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, NV, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV

Favorite Place on Campus: Aztec Recreation Center (ARC) – I love their workout classes they offer and the rock climbing wall.

Favorite Campus Eatery: The Habit Burger Grill – They make the best milkshakes on campus.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Torrey Pines State Beach – I love to hike the trails and see the coast of California.

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Heidi Nguyen

Heidi Nguyen

Out-of-State Admissions Counselor

Territory: WA, OR, CA, AZ, UT, ID, WY, CO, NM, MT, TX, OK, KS, NE, SD, ND, MN, IA, MO, AR, WI, MI, IN, OH, AK

Favorite Place on Campus: Viejas Arena on game day!

Favorite Campus Eatery: So-Cal Chicken – They have the best chicken strips.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Coronado Beach watching the waves and looking for seashells.

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+Office of Specialized Recruitment
Kara Moriarty

Kara Moriarty

Director of Out-of-State and Specialized Recruitment

Favorite Place on Campus: Turtle Pond – It's one of the most tranquil places on campus. I love the turtles and Koi fish. It was one of my favorite places to study when I was a student here!

Favorite Campus Eatery: 4.0 Deli – It's an original deli on campus and has a lot of Aztec pride. It's also a great place to go meet up before a basketball game at Viejas Arena!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Balboa Park – It's one of the most beautiful places in San Diego. It has a rich history with free events going on all the time and is home to the world famous San Diego Zoo.

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Andrew Bergee

Andrew Bergee

Out-of-State & Specialized Recruitment Administrative Support Coordinator

Favorite Place on Campus: The Aztec Recreation Center (ARC) is my favorite place on campus... it's the best place to work out in San Diego!

Favorite Campus Eatery: I love the cheeseburgers and soft serve cones at The Habit!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Seaport Village has all of the best things San Diego has to offer: scenic ocean views, unique shopping and great restaurants!

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Jasmine's Portrait

Jasmine

Student Assistant

Major: Health Communications, class of 2017

Favorite Place on Campus: The top floor patio area of the Art building because it overlooks the freeway and the surrounding neighborhoods.

Favorite Campus Eatery: The Habit because they have the best fries and burgers.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Pacific Beach because it has one of the best boardwalks with so many different restaurants.

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Latrel's Portrait

Latrel

Student Assistant

Major: Political Science and Africana Studies, class of 2019

Favorite Place on Campus: The top floor of the Aztec Student Union because I can do everything from eat lunch, go to student org. meetings and do homework with a view!

Favorite Campus Eatery: East Commons is my favorite place to eat on campus because I can choose from my three favorite eateries: Vinny's, Panda Express, and So-Cal Chicken.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: The drive over the bridge to Coronado and Coronado itself. The beaches there offer fun activities such as kayaking, paddleboarding, and something as simple as watching the sunset.

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+Prospective Student Services
Matt Hebert

Matthew Hebert

Director of Student Recruitment and School Relations

Territory: California and Merit Scholars

Favorite Place on Campus: Centennial Walkway, one of the main thoroughfares of SDSU, connecting the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union with the rest of campus.

Favorite Campus Eatery: Senor Pancho Mexican Grill on the corner of College and Montezuma, for their amazing breakfast burritos!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: The many historic places throughout San Diego County such as the original San Diego settlement in Old Town.

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Deniece Hasson

Deniece Hasson, M.S.

Assistant Director, Prospective Student Center

Territory: California

Favorite Place on Campus: The SDSU Bookstore because you can never have enough Aztec gear!

Favorite Campus Eatery: The Habit because their burgers are better than In and Out!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Summer movies at the Waterfront Park, because summers in San Diego are best spent outside and by the ocean.

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Esther Rodriguez

Esther Rodriguez, M.A.

Admissions Counselor

Territory: Sweetwater Union High School District, Chula Vista High Schools, Imperial Valley County High Schools, and Hoover High School

Favorite Place on Campus: "Eyes of Picasso" behind the Art Building because it also has a beautiful view of San Diego, north of the 8 freeway.

Favorite Campus Eatery: SDSU Farmers' Market on Thursdays because I can get pad thai, a burrito, boba tea, and a pastry all at once! Plus I enjoy people watching.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Botanical Building in Balboa Park because there is this really cool pond with koi fish right outside of it.

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Gina Kim

Gina Kim

Admissions Counselor

Territory: North County

Favorite Place on Campus: The top floor of the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union offers a great view of the campus.

Favorite Campus Eatery: The Habit because they make an amazing albacore tuna sandwich!

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Coronado Island because it offers an amazing view of the San Diego skyline and they have the finest sand.

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Shaun Harvey

Shaun Harvey

Admissions Counselor

Territory: Grossmont Union High School District, and select private and charter schools in San Diego Unified

Favorite Place on Campus: Aztec Recreation Center (ARC)

Favorite Campus Eatery: SDSU Farmers' Market – I ALWAYS look forward to the spicy jerk chicken and eggplant from Taste of Africa.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Torrey Pines Natural Reserve – The hike has multiple different trails that are all mild and each trail offers an amazing view of the ocean.

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Janis Doyle

Janis Doyle

Admissions Support Coordinator

Territory: California

Favorite Place on Campus: Mediterranean Garden – I enjoy the native plants and the sound of the fountain.

Favorite Campus Eatery: Rubios. Great food and I want to support Ralph Rubio who is a co-founder and SDSU alumnus.

Favorite San Diego Attraction: Balboa Park. I enjoy all it has to offer, museums, restaurants, and theatres.

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