Transfer Student Center Director
Carina Salazaris the Director of UCLA’s Transfer Student Center. She is a passionate and committed advocate in higher education with 20+ years of experience whose leadership philosophy is based on a social justice framework. She strongly believes in access and equity for all students and is committed to making the transfer experience become part of the fabric of UCLA. Carina received an AA degree from Los Angeles Pierce College and holds a BA in Sociology from UCLA and a Masters in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from CSUN. She started her professional career with UCLA’s Undergraduate Admission as a Transfer Recruiter. Carina transitioned to AAP where she spent 17 years in academic advising. Most recently, Carina was the Senior Associate Director of the Career Center where she spent 4 years. Carina is excited to be working with Transfer Students and being part of their journey at UCLA. In her spare time, Carina enjoys spending time with her family and friends.