Kayla Holtz

Kayla is the Academic Services Facilitator. Her responsibilities include processing traditional undergraduate Request to Transfer Off-Campus Units Petitions and entering transfer work for current students into the database. She also processes approved Academic Exceptions, Grade Changes, and Conference Courses/Independent Studies forms. She completed her B.A. in Communication from Vanguard University in 2011. Kayla may be contacted at kayla.holtz@vanguard.edu.


Connie Harris

Connie is the Academic Services Facilitator for non-traditional programs. She processes registration changes for students from the School for Professional Studies (SPS), Early Childhood Education (ECE), and the various graduate programs. She processes SPS Request to Transfer Off-Campus Units Petitions and evaluates SPS student transfer units. She also monitors the processing of grades for SPS, ECE, and graduate programs. She completed her B.A. in Business from Vanguard’s SPS Program in 2004. Connie may be contacted at charris@vanguard.edu.


Sarah BacherSarah Bacher

Sarah is the Graduation and Transcript Specialist. Sarah assists students with their transcript questions and processing transcript requests. She also works with traditional undergraduate students whose last names begin with the letters M-Z. Her responsibilities include reviewing all traditional undergraduate and Graduate Education student files for graduation. After review, she notifies them of their graduation status. Additionally, she works with former students who wish to complete their degree. Sarah completed her B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies from Biola University in 2007 and her M.S. in Psychology from University of Phoenix in 2010. Sarah may be contacted at sarah.bacher@vanguard.edu.


Kristie Gray

Kristie is a Graduation Analyst and works with traditional undergraduate students whose last names begin with letters A-L. Her responsibilities include reviewing all traditional undergraduate, and Graduate Education student files for Graduation. After review, she notifies them of their graduation status. She also works with former students who wish to complete their degree and processes student requests for Study Abroad and Leave of Absence. She completed her B.A. in Business from Vanguard’s SPS Program in 2004. Kristie may be contacted at kgray@vanguard.edu.


Stephen Moore

Stephen is an Associate Registrar. His responsibilities include assisting in the day-to-day management of the office, the evaluation of transfer work for incoming students in the traditional undergraduate program and the School for Professional Studies (SPS), and supervising student employees. He also reviews applications for graduation for students in SPS, and Graduate Psychology. Stephen completed his B.A. in History from San Francisco State University in 2002 and his M.A. in History from Cal State, Long Beach in 2011. Stephen may be contacted at stephen.moore@vanguard.edu.


John Sim

John is an Associate Registrar. His responsibilities include the evaluation of transfer work for incoming students in the traditional undergraduate program. He compiles the University Catalog, updates the degree audit database with Catalog changes, assists with the development of the Course Schedule, and handles the ordering of diplomas. John also teaches Biblical Studies courses in Vanguard’s traditional programs and in the School for Professional Studies. He is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and holds several theological degrees, including the DMin. (Fuller), Th.M. (Princeton), and MDiv. He is also featured in Who’s Who In America, Who’s Who In Religion, and Who’s Who Among Asian Americans. John may be contacted at jsim@vanguard.edu.

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Judy Hamilton

Judy is the University Registrar. She is responsible for the interpretation and application of the University’s policies and procedures as they pertain to academic affairs. She serves on various university academic committees. In conjunction with the Deans and her staff, she schedules classes and produces the Course Schedule. Along with the Athletic Department, she is responsible for the certification of student athletes for participation in intercollegiate sports. She is responsible for the overall operations of the Office of the Registrar and manages the staff of the Office of the Registrar. Judy received a B.A. in Business from Vanguard University in 1984, and an M.A. in Business from Vanguard in 2005. Judy may be contacted at jhamilton@vanguard.edu.