Orientation, Transition & Family Engagement (OTF) is responsible for the seamless transition and acclimation of incoming students (and their families) to the Hilltop. The OTF leadership team consists of professional, full-time staff members and undergraduate students who have considerable experience with orientation and transition.

Professional Staff

Director of Orientation, Transition, & Family Engagement


Portrait of Jia Wen Zhu

Jia Wen Zhu
Coordinator of Orientation, Transition & Family Engagement


Email Jia Wen

2017-2018 New Student Orientation (NSO)

Lille Brown
NSO Coordinator


Melanie Diaz
NSO Coordinator

Vikash Dodani
NSO Coordinator


Forrest Gertin
NSO Coordinator

Mariya Kulyk
NSO Coordinator