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Office of Student Conduct

The Office of Student Conduct employs four, full-time professional staff members including the Director, Assistant Director, Student Conduct Coordinator and Administrative Assistant. We also employ one graduate student, and three undergraduate students. For more information about the Office of Student Conduct's professional staff members, please see below.

  • Ben White

    Ben White

    Director, Office of Student Conduct

    J.D. Gonzaga University School of Law
    M.A. Sport Management, Indiana University
    B.A. Communications, Washington State University

    Memberships: Association for Student Conduct Administration, Education Law Association, San Diego Student Conduct Officers (founder), State Bar of California, Riverside County Bar Association, UC Student Conduct Officers.

    Involvement: Serves as a mediator for the Riverside County Community Action Partnership, trained UC Irvine's Student Conduct Review Boards (2014-2017), founded San Diego Student Conduct Officers group, moderated the student conduct panel for Western Region Careers in Student Affairs Day (2015, 2017), served on the Temecula Education Foundation Board of Directors (2018-19) and coached son's flag football team (2015-19).

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    Before coming to UC San Diego in 2010, Ben spent six years in the Office of Student Conduct and Community Responsibility at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He also worked in athletics for a variety of institutions and organizations. He also enjoys spending time with his family, watching soccer and baseball, and working on family history projects. His favorite parts about working in student conduct are facilitating student growth and development, and mentoring younger professionals in their work as conduct officers and student affairs practitioners.

  • Natania Trapp

    Natania Trapp

    Assistant Director, Office of Student Conduct

    B.A. English Studies, the University of Miami

    Memberships: Association for Student Conduct Administration, National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals (NACCOP), San Diego Student Conduct Officers, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), UC Student Conduct Officers, National Association of Campus and Restorative Justice (NACRJ)

    Involvement: Co-Chairs the Restorative Justice Committee at UC San Diego, facilitates Restorative Justice Circles and Conferences, Advises the Community Standards Board, Two-time National Residence Hall Honorary Spotlight Award winner, Serves on several committees on Clery Act Compliance, Athletics Equity, Inclusion and Diversity, Behavioral Threat Assessment, Students of Concern, and Coordinates Respondent Support Services

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    Before joining the Office of Student Conduct in 2006, Natania worked as a Social Worker in Florida, and as an assistant in a Law Office in New York, her home state. Natania is proficient in English and  Haitian-Creole. She is also conversational in French and Spanish. Natania does not have much free time because she has a young son that keeps her very busy, but when she does, she loves to bake. Her specialty is rum cake! Her favorite part about working on campus is getting to help students get back on track personally and academically.

  • Caitlin Frank

    Caitlin Frank

    Student Conduct Coordinator

    B.A. International Studies, UC San Diego
        Emphasis: Political Science and Economics

    Memberships: Association for Student Conduct Administration, San Diego Student Conduct Officers, UC Student Conduct Officers

    Involvement: Public address announcer for local collegiate and high school Track & Field meets, member of the UC San Diego Student Affairs Professional Development Planning committee, National Residence Hall Honorary Spotlight Awardee, completing UC San Diego's Workplace Instructor Certificate, former UC San Diego Track & Field team captain, second Team All American Honors

    Before joining the Office of Student Conduct in 2014, Caitlin worked for two years as the Housing and Residential Life Assistant for Muir College. She also worked in the UC San Diego Athletics Department. A San Diego native and UC San Diego alumni, her favorite parts about working here are giving back to the community, collaborating with peers, and working with students.

  • Caroline Kim

    Caroline Kim

    Administrative Assistant

    B.A. Psychology, Media - Photo and Film, UC San Diego
         Minors: Business, Studio Art

    Memberships: San Diego Student Conduct Officers, UC Student Conduct Officers, National Association of Community and Restorative Justice (NACRJ)

    Involvement: Coordinates the Restorative Justice Committee at UC San Diego, facilitates Restorative Justice Circles and Conferences

    Before joining the Office of Student Conduct, Caroline was the Housing & Media Coordinator for Sixth College’s Office of Residence Life. She is also a UC San Diego alumni and was a Resident Assistant and Orientation Leader as a student. Caroline is an Orange County native. In her spare time, she likes to design and collect custom, designer toys and apparel, craft wares, and read. Her favorite part about working at the University and at the Office of Student Conduct, is to give students the opportunity and resources to grow through the conduct process.

  • Robert Guzman

    Robert Guzman

    Graduate Assistant

    M.A. Postsecondary Educational Leadership, San Diego State University, Exp. 2021
    B.S. Hydrologic Sciences and Policy, UC Santa Barbara

    Memberships: San Diego Student Conduct Officers, UC Student Conduct Officers

    Involvement: Serves as University Representative on Student Conduct Reviews, serves as an instructor and Discussion Leader for University Seminars and the Leadership Minor at SDSU, serves as a Teaching Assistant for the College of Engineering at SDSU

    Robert is currently an M.A. student for the Postsecondary Educational Leadership program at San Diego State University. Before joining the UC San Diego Office of Student Conduct in 2019, Robert graduated from UC Santa Barbara, where he worked with Orientation Programs and Residential Living for several years. In his free time, he enjoys going to concerts and music festivals with his friends. Robert's favorite part about working at the University is having the opportunity to positively impact students' experiences.