Associate Director, Residence Life and First Year Experience: Jamie Gutierrez


I was born and raised in Lomita, CA. I began my undergraduate studies at Chapman in the fall of 2008. As a first-generation college student, my transition to Chapman was not easy. I think back on my experience and I credit the work done by Student Affairs professionals that allowed me to develop holistically. I was fortunate as an undergraduate to serve as an Orientation Leader and Orientation Coordinator. I graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Educational Studies and in 2015 with a Master of Arts in Leadership Development. Prior to serving as the Associate Director of Residence Life and First Year Experience, I supported the Office of Orientation and First Year Programs as the Graduate Assistant, Program Coordinator, and Assistant Director. I love Chapman University and I can’t wait to share that with incoming students!