Erendira is a first-generation transfer student from East Los Angeles College. She is a fourth-year Chicanx Studies major pursuing a career in academic counseling and hopes to work with underrepresented students to help make higher education more accessible for first-generation, income-eligible, marginalized students. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies with her friends, going to campus events, and exploring Santa Barbara.
Gender Pronouns: she/her/hers
Campus Involvements: Transfer Student Mentoring Program (mentor), Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
Major: Chicanx Studies
Advice for New Transfers: Take advantage of the resources available to you during your time at UCSB. Don’t be afraid to ask for help, everyone is willing to help you succeed. Enjoy your time here, meet new people, and experience new things. It will make your time at UCSB memorable. This is your campus, you belong here.