Micaela Bermudez

Peer Mentor (Summer 2019) Programs Assistant (2019-2021)


Gender Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Major: Psychology, Minor: Applied Psychology


Campus Affiliations: Transfer Student Mentoring Program (mentor), Non-Traditional Student Center, EOP, and research in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences



Micaela is a first-generation, non-traditional transfer student from Santa Rosa Junior College in the North Bay. She is a fourth-year psychology major who is interested in a career that supports first-gen, low-income, and marginalized populations. She is passionate about encouraging transfer students and student-parents to get involved at UCSB, as she is a student-parent herself. She is also involved in research in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Her research examines first-gen college students' academic success. Despite her busy schedule, she has a fulfilling social life and enjoys meeting new people. On her spare time she enjoys attending campus events, exploring new places, and dancing.