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Location & Contact

Student Services Center (SSC) 2nd Floor Room 228

(818) 947-2487

Office Hours


Mon 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tues 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wed 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thur 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 1:00 pm




(818) 947-2687  




Gabriela Caballero

TRiO Counselor

(818) 947-2793


SFP Office Assistant

(818) 947-2487



Directorial Department



Mrs. Julia Mendoza graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.  For the past six years she had been the SFP Technician with the TRiO Upward Bound Program, assisting low income, first-generation high school students reach their post-secondary educational goals.

Prior to working for Upward Bound, Mrs. Mendoza was a student worker at LAVC. It was her experience, as a student worker that opened her eyes to some students needs for additional guidance and support, which drove her to become that support. She is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Educational Counseling to better assist student in reaching their goal of higher education.

She hopes to inspire those around her and show students and parents that higher education is available to everyone, as long as you are willing to work hard and be dedicated to the vision of a better future.  

Mrs. Mendoza can be reached at (818) 947-2687 or emailed at

Her office is located in the 2nd floor of the Student Services Center, TRiO suite.