Dr. Jennifer Belichesky-Larson joined Loyola Marymount University in the fall of 2002 as a Teaching Fellow before transitioning to Adjunct English Professor. After serving as an Instructor for three years, she became the Director of First Year Experience where she focused on facilitating a successful first year transition to college, tracking freshmen retention efforts and the engagement of at risk student populations. She then became the Director of Student Success providing direct oversight of various departments assisting with the first year transition into Loyola Marymount University: First Year Experience, Parent Programs, Guardian Scholars Program, Veterans Programs, Transfer Programs, New Student Orientation and The Learning Community. She currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Success and oversees divisional student success initiatives, the Office of Student Success and the Office of Student Affairs Research and Assessment.