Marissa Tilton

Marissa 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 Psychology from Vanguard University in 2014. Marissa may be contacted at

Connie Harris

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

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Michele is the Transcript Services Facilitator. Michele processes transcript orders from students as well as third parties and assists students with transcript related questions. She maintains Vanguard’s portion of the online transcript request website. Michele graduated from San Diego State University in 1989 with a BA in Social Work. Michele may be reached at

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

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Stephen is an Associate Registrar. His responsibilities include uploading Clearinghouse data, report writing, scheduling, and managing the student profile information system. He also reviews applications for graduation for students in Graduate Religion. Stephen completed his B.A. in History from San Francisco State University and his M.A. in History from Cal State, Long Beach. Stephen may be contacted at

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Chriss is an Assistant Registrar. Her responsibilities include assisting in the day-to-day operations of the office, the evaluation of transfer work for incoming students for  the School for Professional Studies (SPS) and reviews graduation applications for students in  SPS. She also manages the Registrar’s web page and supervises student employees. Chriss completed her B.A. in Political Science from San Francisco State University. Chriss may be contacted at

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