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Student Affairs

About The Office of Student Affairs

Staff members in the Office of Student Affairs, including the Assistant Dean, are available to advise students regarding matters of a personal or general nature or concern. Depending on the matter, staff members may refer students to an appropriate resource, which include resources for career options, study habits, housing, scholarships, financial aid, part-time employment, campus activities, and home and community relationships. Students are encouraged to seek help from appropriate individuals including faculty advisors, staff in the Office of Student Affairs, Office of Academic Affairs, Director of Student Success or from a qualified professional (e.g., counselor) whenever they encounter a problem.

Student Affairs Mission

The Office of Student Affairs fosters the academic achievement, career development and personal growth of professional student pharmacists by providing services, informing students about career and professional development opportunities, facilitating the development and application of innate leadership skills, and encouraging participation in co-curricular and student activities.

The Office of Student Affairs will strive to:

  1. Provide advice and pertinent information to those applying to the Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel School of Pharmacy through advising sessions, informational sessions, and various recruitment events;
  2. Attract and enroll highly qualified students who epitomize the School’s mission 
  3. Introduce and familiarize new students with the School of Pharmacy during Pre-Orientation and General Orientation programs
  4. Collaborate with faculty, staff and students to provide a welcoming, engaging and student-centered learning environment;
  5. Coordinate special events such as Commencement;
  6. Provide a broad range of student services through collaborative partnerships with Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Health Science Center and Texas A&M University-Kingsville;
  7. Assist with student registration, financial aid and scholarship services, international student services, and business office items;
  8. Provide support and guidance to active and recognized student organizations at the School of Pharmacy; and
  9. Collaborate with the Office of Academic Affairs and Office of Student Success to facilitate the retention, academic progression, and graduation of all students by referring students to their faculty advisors, informing students of tutoring opportunities, and following student progress through the activities of the Early Alert Network.

Student Affairs Staff

Amanda Galindo, EdD
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Dr. Galindo's Bio

Juan Bustamante, PhD
Instructional Associate Professor
of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director of Recruitment  
Dr. Bustamante's Bio

Ashley Ochoa, MBA
Program Manager

Analisa Garcia, BA
Admissions Coordinator I

Chelsie McMillon, BA
Executive Assistant I

Kassandra Tenorio, BS
Program Coordinator I