Tricia Taylor

Staff Graduate Program Advisor

Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM

Contact Phone

805-893-3046 (Voicemail Only)

Office Location

SSMS 4111 (Working remotely effective 3/17/20)


I am on campus Mondays and Wednesdays and available for in-person appointments (10-4pm) - please schedule via Google Calendar invite. For Zoom appointments on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (10-4pm), please schedule by visiting


Office Hours - Monday & Wednesday on Campus (10-4pm) and Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday Remotely (10-4pm)

  • General Graduate Program Advising - progress plans, requirements, petitions, department-required forms, etc.
  • Liaison for Graduate Division-required forms and reporting
  • Graduate Student hiring administration in collaboration with TA Coordinator (e.g., TA, Associate, Student Assistant, GSR, Summer hires, etc.)
  • Graduate Student Fee remission
  • Graduate Student Funding
  • Administration for Fellowship qualifications and submissions
  • Administration for recruitments, including applicants' general questions, program information, application system management, recruitment weekend organization, etc.
  • Administration for Graduate Annual Review
  • Webpages for Graduate Program
  • Ex-officio member of Graduate Committee
  • Works closely with Director of Graduate Studies