Admissions Counselors

Admissions counselors listed below can answer your questions about CCA, arrange a campus visit, explain the application process, and much more.

For general information about CCA, call the Office of Admissions at 800.447.1ART, or send an email to (See Office of Admissions contact information for specific office locations and additional staff.)

CCA hosts an Office of Admissions on each campus (San Francisco and Oakland). We are pleased to assist you at either location -- or both!

Admissions Counselors 

Carrie Dhillon (Oakland)
Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
Call/Text: 415.529.4802

Michael Rossi (San Francisco)
Assistant Director for International Admissions 
Call/Text: 415.851.6543

Claudia Molina (San Francisco)
Admissions Counselor
Call/Text: 415.853.3225

Ana Scharfenaker
Admissions Counselor
Call/Text: 415.703.9519

Emmitt Smith
Admissions Counselor
Call/Text (415) 914-7721

Columbia Shafer (San Francisco)
Senior Admissions Counselor
Call/Text: 415.802.1036

James Yu (San Francisco)
Admissions Counselor
Call/Text: 415.914.9244

Kress MacLaren
Assistant Director of International Recruitment
Call/Text: 213.238.6911

Director of Undergraduate Admission

Shiraz Chavan
Director of Undergraduate Admission
Call/Text: 415.903.6868