The Premajor Studies Program is housed in the Bellarmine Advising Center:
Bellarmine Hall 111
In general, our office is open:
Director of Premajor Studies
Schedule: Virtual Monday and Tuesday | On campus Wednesday - Friday
Carly Darcher oversees the Premajor Studies Program and supervises the Premajor Advisors. She started her academic career at Western Washington University as a first-generation college student. There she earned a BA in Communication. Additionally, she has a MEd in Student Development Administration as well as a Web Development Certificate from Seattle University. Carly has worked at SU for over 12 years. Prior to joining Premajor Studies, she was a Senior Academic Advisor in the College of Science and Engineering and an Academic Specialist in the Office of the Registrar and Operations. Carly’s advising is focused on helping students navigate the education system, normalizing the use of campus resources, and empowering students to take ownership of their education. When she's not working, she enjoys reading, gardening, and taking her dogs for walks.
Schedule: Virtual on Monday and Tuesday | On campus Wednesday - Friday
Theari is a first-generation Khmer-American and first-generation college graduate. She completed her undergraduate degree at Western Washington University with a BA in Human Services and a focus on Education and Social Justice. Before becoming a Premajor Advisor she was working at a non-profit in her home community of White Center, WA doing community building work that centered youth leadership development and working on amplifying community voice with an anti-racist lens. Now here at Seattle U, she plans to continue the work of supporting young people in their academic journey with persistence and care to move through systemic barriers. She participates in organizing local community events and enjoys happy hour with friends. She also loves to cook, listening to music, caring for her family, and continuously learning how to heal from generational trauma and honoring the strength, creativity, and legacy of her ancestors.
Advising Services Coordinator
Schedule: On Campus Monday and Tuesday | Virtual Wednesday - Friday
Natasha is an Advising Services Coordinator. She completed her BA in Criminology with a Minor in Sociology and Certificate in Liberal Arts at Simon Fraser University as a first-generation university student. In addition, she completed her post-baccalaureate diploma with a focus on World Literature, which included a study abroad at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Prior to joining the Premajor Studies program, she worked in the Mechanical Engineering department at Seattle U as a Senior Administrative Assistant supporting student academic success and professional development initiatives. Natasha enjoys guiding students with the goal of empowering them to make informed decisions, become familiar with on-campus resources and services, and to engage in academic and professional opportunities for a well-rounded student experience. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and hopes to visit every baseball park and hockey arena in North America.
Schedule: On Campus Monday - Wednesday | Virtual on Thursday and Friday
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Selam Yadetta is an Academic Advisor for Pre-Major Studies Program. She is a first-generation graduate and received her BA in Human Development and MA in Educational Leadership at Washington State University. Selam has over 8 years of experience working in higher education, starting in a student services position at WSU’s New Student Programs and later transitioning to Reinstatement Coordinator and Academic Advising. Her advising philosophy is striving to help students navigate their academic and career goals through holistic student-centered developmental advising. She believes that education has the power to enhance lives, families, and communities and seeks to provide a safe, inclusive, and compassionate environment. Selam enjoys traveling, painting, yoga, cooking, and spending her time with her family and friends in her free time.
Bellarmine Advising Center Office Assistant
Hi all! My name is Anisha and I am a fourth year Communications major specializing in Communication Studies. I use she/they pronouns. This is my third year working with the Bellarmine Advising Center. I am originally from Seattle and was actually born in the Swedish Hospital on Cherry! I really enjoy making different desserts and DIY crafts to decorate the home! In my free time I like to travel and go on road trips, spend time with my dogs, and dance. I was fortunate enough to study abroad before the pandemic. If you have any questions about absolutely anything you can email me at email@example.com! Can’t wait to meet y’all!
Philosophy and Environmental Studies, double major
Bellarmine Advising Center Office Assistant
Hi! I’m Erika Moore and I use she/her pronouns. I am a philosophy and environmental studies double major thinking about going to law school after graduation. I love hiking and baking. I also love spending time with my 2 dalmatians.