Meet the Staff

University Advising is currently offering ONLINE APPOINTMENTS ONLY via Zoom for general advising to current LMU undergraduate students. Make an appointment with a specific University Advisor below or click here to make an appointment with ANY University Advisor. 


Melissa Shelton
University Advisor

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Melissa Shelton joined University Advising in August 2017. As a three-time Lion, Melissa received her BA in English, MA in Higher Education Administration, and started her career all at LMU. As a former ARC writing tutor, GSLMU president, and a resident advisor, Mrs. Shelton began her professional career at LMU with the Student Affairs Dean's Office. Melissa currently serves as the on-campus advisor for Alpha Phi and is a staff senator. It is her goal to contribute to the overall LMU community by assisting students with their educational goals. 



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Tamar Rotstein
Academic Resource Advisor

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Tamar Rotstein joined the University Advising team in August of 2022, after serving as a lead Graduate Writing Tutor at the Academic Resource Center since 2020. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Higher Education Administration at LMU and will be completing her degree in May of 2023. She is a current member of LMU's Alpha Sigma Nu and serves as the president of the women's club volleyball team. Prior to joining the University Advising team, she's served as an Academic Advisor at the University of Southern California - her alma mater, where she got her B.S. in Human Biology in 2016. She is extremely enthusiastic about providing a positive and safe environment for the LMU community and hopes to best help support students as they navigate the various academic and personal experiences during their collegiate journeys.