Advising Center Staff

Bellarmine Advising Center

The Premajor Studies Program is housed in the Bellarmine Advising Center:
Bellarmine Hall 111

BAC Front Desk Hours

In general, our office is open:

  • Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm (appointments may be requested outside of these times)
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Juliana Callasan


Bellarmine Advising Center Office Assistant

Pronouns: she/her

Hi! My name is Juliana Callasan and I use she/her pronouns. I am a third year nursing major from Southern California. I love to try new foods, staying active, learning how to cook, and traveling. I hope to visit Asia one day! 

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Carly Darcher


Director of Premajor Studies and Student Persistence

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Schedule: Virtual Monday & Friday |  On campus Tues, Wednesday, & Thursday

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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. 

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Theari Leng


Academic Advisor

Phone: 206-296-2260

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Schedule: On-campus Tuesday - Thursday | Virtual on Monday and Friday

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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 minor in 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.

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Natasha Malyuk


Advising Services Coordinator

Phone: 206-296-5429

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Schedule: On Campus Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays | Virtual Thursdays and Fridays  

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Natasha is an Advising Services Coordinator. As a first generation student, she completed her BA in Criminology with a Minor in Sociology and Certificate in Liberal Arts and her post-baccalaureate diploma with a focus on World Literature, which included a study abroad at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic.  Natasha has worked in higher education for over a decade in student affairs, academic advising and student focused work in academic, professional and leadership development.  She hopes to guide and empowering students as they make informed decisions through engaging with on-campus resources and services, in addition to involvement in academic and professional opportunities towards a well-rounded university experience. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and hopes to visit every major league baseball park and hockey arena in North America.

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Jacob Nakasone

Diagnostic Ultrasound major

Bellarmine Advising Center Office Assistant

Pronouns: he/him

Hi everyone! My name is Jacob and I am a second year Diagnostic Ultrasound major with a minor in Communications & Media. I use he/him pronouns. I was born and raised in O’ahu, Hawai’i. I love hiking, eating new foods, playing soccer, and exploring the outdoors. One of my future life goals is to create a website dedicated to hiking in Hawai'i!

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Selam Yadetta


Academic Advisor

Phone: 206-296-5431

Pronouns: She/her/hers

On Campus Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays | Virtual on Thursdays and Fridays

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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.