Jill Orcutt

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Jill Orcutt has been actively involved in enrollment management for the past 38 years and is currently the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Dean of University Extension at the University of California Merced (2015-present). She has responsibility for the Offices of Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, Students First Center, Enrollment Management Systems, Enrollment Management Communications, and University Extension.  Jill currently serves on the UC system-wide Residency Committee and Transfer Guarantee Committee, and is the chair of the UC System AVC for Enrollment group.

Orcutt has worked in higher education for more than 38 years in a variety of roles. She was formerly the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions at the University of Washington Bothell, is a technology consultant for the American Association of Collegiate Registrar and Admission Officers (AACRAO), and has served in roles in the Offices of the President, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Internal Auditor, Admissions, Financial Aid, and academic departments at Central Washington University.  She served as a lead for a successful implementation of PeopleSoft at CWU and was a PeopleSoft and Mentor Application expert at CSU Chancellor’s Office, and manages SalesForce (CRM) and utilizes OnBase and Banner at UC Merced,

Orcutt earned her bachelor's degree from Central Washington University in Administrative Management and received a M.A. degree in Higher Education from Central Washington University.

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