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Division of Enrollment and Student Services

The Division of Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) is responsible for guiding students through their university  experience. From inquiry to application to graduation, staff are committed to assisting students. We strive to support all student co-curricular needs, answer questions that arise about Samuel Merritt University, and support students to realize their careers as healthcare providers. The Division is comprised of the Office of Admission, Office of Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar, Office of Student Services, Office of Academic and Disability Support Services, Campus Service Center, and Student Health and Counseling Center.


John Garten-Shuman
Vice President
Enrollment and Student Services

510.869.6727

Craig Elliott 

Assistant Vice President
Enrollment and Student Services
510.869.6627

Kathie McWilliams

Assistant to the Vice President

510.869.6715


Office:
Peralta Medical Office Building, Suite 1000

Phone: 510.869.6715

Fax: 510.869.1518



Mailing Address: 

3100 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1000

Oakland, California 94609