Vanguard University

55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-9601


Undergraduate Admissions

General Information, 800.722.6279
Campus Visits and Events, 714.966.5400

Graduate and Nursing Admissions

Admissions Information & Program Inquiries, 714.966.5499
Nursing: RN to BSN, MSN, Post-Master’s CNS Certificate
Graduate: Clinical Psychology, Education, Leadership Studies, Organizational Psychology, Theological Studies

Professional Studies Admissions

Admissions Information & Program Inquiries, 714.668.6130
Business, Online Early Childhood Education, Human Trafficking, Online Ministry and Leadership, Psychology, and Religion

Administration Offices

Michael J. Beals, PhD, President, 714.966.5480
Doretha O’Quinn, PhD, Provost, 714.966.5430
Jeremy Moser, Chief Financial Officer
Tim Young, PhD, Vice President for Student Life, 714.966.5487
Kim Johnson, Vice President for Enrollment Management, 714.966.5414
Justin McIntee, Vice President for University Advancement
Michael D. Wilson, PhD, Dean of the Undergraduate College, 714.966.5428
Jonathan Allbaugh, Dean of Spiritual Formation, 714.966.5299


Athletics Site

Athletics Staff List

General Information, 714.619.6620
Director of Athletics, 714.619.6601
Softball Coach, 714.619.6603
Head Athletic Trainer, 714.619.6617
Women’s Basketball Coach, 714.619.6606
Men’s Basketball Coach, 714.619.6613
Baseball Coach, 714.619.6612
Women’s Soccer Coach, 714.619.6609
Men’s Soccer Coach, 714.619.6609
Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach, 714.619.6616
Women’s Volleyball Coach, 714.619.6611
Cross Country & Track & Field Coach
, 714.619.6608
Director of Sports Media and Promotions, 714.619.6622

Department of Business and Management

Undergraduate Program, 714.619.6300

Department of Education

Early Childhood Education, 714.668.6130
Liberal Studies, 714.668.6134
Graduate Programs in Education, 714.619.6402

Department of Psychology

Undergraduate Program, 714.619.6440
Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology, 714.619.6450
Graduate Program in Organizational Psychology, 714.619.6458

Department of Religion

Undergraduate Religion, 714.966.6341
Graduate Programs in Religion, 714.668.6116

College of Arts & Sciences

Anthropology, 714.619.6430
Art, 714.619.3092
Biology, 714.619.6460
Chemistry, 714.619.6460
Communication, 714.619.6330
English, 714.619.6341
History-Political Science, 714.619.6430
Kinesiology, 714.619.6460
Mathematics, 714.619.6460
Music, 714.619.6411
Sociology, 714.619.6430
Spanish, 714.619.6430
Theatre Arts, 714.619.6420

School for Professional Studies

Business, 714.668.6130
Psychology, 714.668.6130
Religion, 714.668.6130
RN to BSN Nursing Program, 714.668.6130

University Services & Resources Alumni

Alumni Director, 714.966.5462


Bookstore Manager, 714.966.6722. For questions about textbooks, tradebooks, special ordering of books, emblematics (items with a VU logo), graduation regalia, academically priced software, used book purchases, i.e., buyback.

Accounting Operations

Student Accounts Information, 714.966.5489
Cashier, 714.966.5489

Campus Safety

Campus Safety, 714.966.6799

Career Services

Career Services, 714.619.6474

Church Relations

Fax: 714.966.6733
Church Relations Coordinator, 714.966.5449
The Church Relations Office serves as a liaison between the University and the churches of the Southern California District Council of the Assemblies of God, as well non-A/G churches in the area, and those throughout the country who have students at VU. Contact the Church Relations Office to schedule a Vanguard music group or a speaker for your church.

Counseling Services

Individual and Couples Counseling Available
Appointments with a therapist may be requested online or by calling 714-662-5256
Doug Hutchinson, M.S., LMFT License #97859 – Director, 714-619-6481
Michele Robison, PH.D, Licensed Psychologist, PSY #13997 – Associate Director, 714-619-6480

Event Relations

Wedding and Conference Information and Reservations

Financial Aid

General Information, 714.966.5490

Human Resources

General Information, 714.662.5283
Joe Baffa, Director of Human Resources, 714.662.5285

Information Technology (IT)

Help Desk, 714.619.6500
For information and technical assistance with on-campus network and Internet connectivity, computer labs, telephones, and voice mail.

Leadership Development

Director of Leadership Development and Activities, 714.662.5253
Graduate Intern of Student Government, 714.662.4950
Graduate Intern of Student Activities, 714.662.4945


General Information, 714.966.5474

Mail Center

General Information, 714.662.5298

Public Relations

General Information

Office of the Registrar

General Information, 714.662.5200
Transcript Information, 714.662.2268

Residence Life Staff

Lexy Benoit Gioielli, Director of Residence Life, 714.662.5271
Nicole Givenrod, Housing Coordinator, 714.662.5275
Christine Stephens, Administrative Assistant, 714.662.5273
Jeremy Pedron, Resident Director of Balboa and Newport Halls, 714.662.5277
Dannae Rushing, Resident Director of Catalina Hall, 714.966.5276
Josh Houston, Resident Director of Huntington Hall, 714.662.5274
Chelsea DeLuca, Resident Director of Laguna Hall, 714.662.5279

Spiritual Formation

Jonathan Allbaugh, University Campus Pastor, 714.662.5260

Student Life

General Information, 714.556.3610 x4800

Student Success and Retention

Amanda Lebrecht, Director of Student Success and Retention, 714.619.6486

University Advancement

General Information, 714.966.5458

Veterans Resource Center

General Information, 714.966.5447