Staff Profile



Sherwynn Umali

Associate Dean of Students

Sherwynn joined the Student Life & Leadership team as the Associate Dean of Students in July, 2013. In this role, she is responsible for the oversight of the Office of Campus Organizations, Greek Life, the Cross-Cultural Center, Service Learning & Volunteer Programs, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center, and Parent Programs. She chairs the All-University Leadership Conference, serves as the program director of the Administrative Internship Program where she teaches MGMT198 and oversees staff development and learning outcomes for Student Life & Leadership. 

Sherwynn is a proud UCI Alumna (’03) and received her bachelor’s in Psychology & Social Behavior and Studio Art. She went on to earn her Master's of Arts in Education, Leadership & Policy Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is also happy to balance her time with two young children, and manage freelance graphic design, photography and consulting work.

Sherwynn enjoys, "working with ambitious students in their development and being part of the process of cultivating leaders in this increasingly global society." While a student at UC Irvine, she was highly involved in Housing, and the Office of the Dean of Students (now Student Life & Leadership) through SPOP, the Admin Intern Program and as a student intern at the Cross-Cultural Center.