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MVZ Handbook

For emergencies: call 911 from a campus landline/payphone, or 642-3333 from a cell phone.

For non-emergencies, call University of California Police Department (UCPD) at 642-6760.

For business hours maintenance emergencies (i.e. floods, plumbing issues, etc.) contact the front desk at 642-3567.

For after-hours building maintenance, call Physical Plant 642-1032 and notify the MVZ office manager via email.

Leleña Avila
Office Manager

(510) 643-4699

New to the MVZ?
Please introduce yourself to Leleña and the reception staff.

  • Reception & Visitor Access
  • MVZ On-boarding, departure, and key access
  • MVZ Directories & Email Lists
  • Front office and scheduling
  • Maintenance Requests
  • MVZ Lunch Seminar, MVZ Coffee, Events, and Tours
  • Faculty Support
  • Fundraising Support
  • Undergraduate & Volunteer Coordinator
  • Newsletter and Newsfeed
  • Cal Day
Billy Dunaway
Computer Resource Specialist

(510) 388-9169 OR
  • Printer Support (incl. toner)
  • Intranet Accounts and Troubleshooting
  • General IT Problem Solving (MVZ computers have priority)
  • Network and Backup
Malaysha Nolan
CSS - HR Business Partner (Employees & Volunteers)

(510) 642-3568
3101A VLSB - MVZ
  • Human Resources
  • Hiring for Non-student Employees
  • Appointment and Benefits Enrollment
CSS - HR Business Partner (Students)

  • Hiring and payroll for student employees
Rhanee Guzman
CSS - Contracts & Grants Administrator

(510) 642-6976
3101 VLSB - MVZ
  • PI Grants and Awards
  • Student Grants (allocated under the PI)
  • Grant Applications
  • Grant Administration
  • Grant reports and budgets (through PI)
John Stenske
CSS - Financial Analyst

(510) 642-6979
3101B VLSB - MVZ
  • BearBuy authorization, which is needed for most online ordering or non-travel reimbursements
  • Wire transfer
  • Travel advances
  • Financial reports for MVZ-administered funds
  • MVZ Student Awards

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