Melissa Tamayo is the Student Services Advisor for the Writing Program. She specializes in course registration procedures (providing d-clearances to special sections), processes grade changes, advises students on writing-related courses, and supports the Writing Program faculty and staff year-round.
Prior to her role at USC, Melissa has served in multiple higher education and post-secondary institutions, having provided an array of supportive services to first-generation students, formerly incarcerated students, and students who’ve experienced extreme barriers to access and success.
- B.A. Sociology, California State University, Northridge
- M.A.S Criminology, Law, & Society, University of California, Irvine