Office of Student Conduct Staff
CrystalRae Lugo Shearer
Director, Student Conduct and Assistant Dean of Students
CrystalRae is the Director of the Office of Student Conduct. She oversees the management and direction of the office. These responsibilities include but not limited to; supervising student conduct officers on case adjudication and serves as the campus main point of contact for non-academic student conduct issues.
CrystalRae joined the Student Life and Leadership team in February 2014. Prior to this position she served as the Associate Director of Residential Life, Student Conduct and Governance for Student Housing from November 2007- January 2014.
CrystalRae has been a member of the UC Irvine staff community for 10.5 years. Although student conduct may be perceived as laborious, CrystalRae sees it as an opportunity to meet students and assist them in their decision making.
Associate Director of Academic Integrity
Holly joined the Office of Student Life & Leadership in March 2016. She assists the Director in the creation and implementation of the Academic Integrity & Student Conduct Processes. Her prior work experience includes various roles at Purchase College, State University of New York and at the Learning Assistance Center of California State University, Long Beach.
Holly received both her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees at Purchase College, SUNY. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree through the Educational Leadership Program at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. Her research interests include rural college access and issues pertaining to the educational success of underrepresented students.
Holly is excited to be a member of the UCI community. She enjoys having the opportunity to assist students in developing responsible decision making skills.
Student Conduct Officer
Nicole has been a part of Student Life & Leadership since 2007 as a Greek Life Advisor and Student Conduct Officer. As a Greek Life Advisor, she works closely with the culturally-based fraternity and sorority community advising the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). She is also the advisor to Gamma Sigma Alpha National Greek Academic Honor Society. In her role as a Student Conduct Officer, Nicole meets with students regarding allegations of campus policy violations. She also serves as an advisor to the Student Conduct Peer Advisors and Review Board.
Nicole received her Bachelors degree in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine. Before returning to UC Irvine, Nicole worked in Washington DC as a Congressional Fellow for Congresswoman Patsy T. Mink, a staff member for Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald, and a research consultant for Ayers&Associates.
Nicole believes that UC Irvine provides students with many opportunities to get involved and belong to the campus community. "It's rewarding to see how students develop from their experiences and I am grateful to be a part of that journey. Conversely, I continue to learn a great deal from the insights of our students." Outside of work, Nicole enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Project and Policy Analyst
Julie joined the Student Life & Leadership family in May 2013. As the Project and Policy Analyst, she works closely with Dean Rameen Talesh and does case management for the Office of Student Conduct. Prior to this position, Julie worked in the Vice Chancellor Student Affairs office. She received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from UC Irvine in 2006.