LMU Transfer Programs
Transfer Programs is the One-Stop Shop for all transfer student needs. The Office provides programming, services, and resources and is dedicated to serving students during their transition to campus. Transfer Programs can help make the transition to college life effortless and rewarding. These resources and programs are designed with transfer student success in mind and we invite new students to become familiar with them.
Meet the Staff
Jennifer Belichesky-Larson, Ed.D. | Director, Student Success
Jennifer Belichesky-Larson received her BA in English Literature from California State University at Northridge (2000), a Master’s from LMU in English Literature and Rhetoric (2003), a second Master’s in Higher Education and Organizational Change from University of California at Los Angeles and earned her Ed.D from LMU. Jennifer started working at Loyola Marymount in the Fall of 2002 as a Teaching Fellow before transitioning to an Adjunct English Professor, then Director of the First Year Experience, and now as the Director of Student Success. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family
and friends, traveling, reading, and dreams of becoming the world’s next Scrabble champion!
Julia Keighley | Associate Director of Student Success
Julia earned her Master’s degree in Counseling from Loyola Marymount University and her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. She has a passion for service and education. After completing her undergraduate studies, Julia embarked on a year of service with City Year (AmeriCorps) at Gompers Middle School in Los Angeles. During her tenure as a graduate student, Julia was elected as the President of Graduate Students of Loyola Marymount University (GSLMU), the graduate association on campus. Additionally, she served as the Senior Administrative Coordinator for Judicial Affairs and earned her Pupil Personnel Services credential in the 2014-15 academic year. Since she has joined the LMU community, Julia has invested in our students and their success at the university.
Ashley Watterson | Student Success Program Coordinator for Guardian Scholars, Transfers and Veterans
Ashley Watterson earned her degree in Asian and Pacific Studies with a minor in Chinese from Loyola Marymount University in 2013. She is currently working to attain her Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration at LMU. After graduation, Ashley served as the Senior Administrative Coordinator for International Outreach and Transfer Enrollment Services and later became an Admission Counselor for Undergraduate Admission at LMU. Ashley enjoys being engaged with the undergraduate community and sees them as our future leaders. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music, spending time with family and eating Japanese, Mexican, Korean, Thai and Indian food.
Lisha Maddox | Assistant Director of Parent and Student Outreach
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Lisha attended the University of California, Irvine and majored in English and Sociology. Having every intention to become an attorney, she attended law school for a bit before finding that her true passion was working with students in higher education. Lisha earned a Masters of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California in 2011. She started as a Program Coordinator for First Year Experience in the fall of 2011. In Lisha's current role, she provides support to LMU parents and assists with the transition of new students in their first year at LMU. When she’s not working with incredible LMU students, Lisha enjoys reading, traveling, having board game nights, and spending time with her family.
Contact LMU Transfer Programs
Transfer Programs welcomes you! We are located on the second floor of the Malone Building. There's a lot to learn about LMU and you may have questions, concerns, or need a little bit of help. Stop by and relax in our student lounge. Transfer Programs is here for whatever you need...all you have to do is ask!
Malone Building, Suite 201
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
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