Admission Representatives


Your Admission Representative will work with you throughout the admission process, reading your application, advocating you to the Admission Committee, and addressing your questions and concerns.

Admission Reps are assigned based on your school's region. The best way to get in touch with your personal Admission Representative is via email. If you're not sure who to reach out to, scroll the bottom of this page and fill out the short form. 

Edna Becerra

Executive Director, Enrollment Management and Marketing

Kiya Bodendorf


Kiya Bodendorf

Campus Visit Coordinator



Nicole Buenfil


Nicole Buenfil '21

Admission Counselor



Teresa Compean


Teresa Compean

Graduate Admission Counselor

Teresa is your admission representative if you are interested in applying to Whittier's Credential or Master's Programs.

Genevieve Garcia


Genevieve Garcia '11

Associate Director of Transfer Admission

Genevieve is your admission representative if you are a current community college or 4-year-college student wishing to transfer to Whittier.

Paul Park

Transfer Admission Counselor

Shim Shimax


Shim Shimaz

Director of International Admission & Services

Shim is your admission representative if you are an international student.


Not sure who to contact?

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