Stephanie Chito

Stephanie Chito
Stephanie Chito

Academic Advisor, University Advisement Center (UAC)

Stephanie Chito is an East Coast native who calls Philadelphia, Pennsylvania home. After college, she relocated to Chicago, where she started her professional career as a leasing manager. Stephanie quickly realized she had little interest in climbing the corporate ladder and changed career paths. She began working for the non-profit Chicago Cares Inc., as the Children’s Education program coordinator. Stephanie relocated to Washington D.C. and served as a House Life Coordinator for The George Washington University, while pursuing her Master’s in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs and International Education.

She’s worked for the Institute of International Education’s Department of Fulbright Exchange Scholar and Professional programs. She was the Assistant Director for the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, prior to working at CSUDH, where she now serves as an academic advisor for the University Advisement Center, and program manager for its First-Year Experience program for transfer students, the Dominguez Hills Transfer Learning Community (#DHTLC). As an academic advisor, it is her primary mission is to help students navigate successfully through their academic careers while exploring their educational and career options. It is her belief that this is best accomplished by working in partnership with students through a collaborative process that identifies the most comprehensive path towards academic success. Additionally, she is student-centered and believes in utilizing and integrating best practices found throughout higher education and student development fields.

Email: schito@csudh.edu