Student Affairs Office

The services provided by the Student Affairs Office include:

  • Counseling on non-academic matters (including issues of inclusive learning environments, stress reduction, academic performance, time management, and other personal matters)
  • Assisting with personal or family issues (e.g. illness or bereavement)
  • Sponsoring programs that promote health and wellness
  • Serving as liaison to SBA and other student organizations
  • Programming and support on matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Helping 1Ls transition into law school through the Dean’s Fellows Program
  • Coordinating Orientation, Family & Friends Day, and Pro Bono & Student Life Awards

    Student Services Staff

  • Jennah Jones

    Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence
    MPAA 226 | (949) 824-1304

    Dr. Jennah Jones has over 15 years of experience working with students in a variety of settings, including leadership, academic advising, social justice, crisis management, instruction, residence life and student life. Before coming to UCI Law, she held positions at Syracuse, Duke, and North Carolina State universities and Dr. Jones is an adjunct professor at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. She received her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at the University of Southern California, her M.S. in Higher Education at Syracuse University, and her B.A. in Sociology at the University of San Diego.

    Contact Dr. Jones for: Individual Counseling, Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership Opportunities, Student Organizations, Dean’s Fellows, Orientation

  • Debbie Mondares

    Student Life Program Manager
    MPAA 224 | (949) 824-8395

    Debbie Mondares has over 25 years’ experience as an administrative and executive assistant at Project Concern International, UC San Diego, and UC Irvine. She is also an accomplished jewelry designer and puts her creative flair to good use on law school flyers and promotional materials. She provides administrative support for the entire Student Services Department.

    Contact Debbie for: Student Organizations, Room Reservations for Student Events, Reimbursement of Student Expenses, Locker Assignments, Special Events Coordination