Santa Clara University


Meet the Housing Team

Maggie Malagon
Director, Housing Business Services
Maggie Malagon serves as the Director of Housing Business Services for the Housing Office. Maggie is responsible for providing direction and oversight to the areas of Room Assignments, Occupancy Projection, Budgeting, Marketing, as well as the Central Operations for the Offices of Housing and Residence Life. Read the full profile »
Mako Ushihara
Director, Housing Building Operations
Mako Ushihara has served as the Director for Housing Building Operations at Santa Clara University for 7 years. Mako's deep understanding of housing facilities and operations coupled with his student-centered background have been key to the on-going improvement and enhancement of the residential facilities at Santa Clara University. Read the full profile »
Marc Alejandro
Assistant Director, Housing Assignments
Marc Aleajndro has been a member of the Santa Clara family since 2000. He earned his Bachelors in Art History at Santa Clara and is currently pursuing a Masters in Counseling degree. Marc Alejandro is a seasoned student housing professional who serves as the Assistant Director for Housing Assignments. Marc brings to his position a vast wealth of experience and knowledge in the area of student housing assignments and is committed to providing an exceptional experience to students. Marc is also responsible for the supervision and oversight of our Summer Housing Program, which is housed within Swig Hall each summer. Read the full profile »
Gabriel Altamirano
Building Operations Manager
Gabriel Altamirano manages the daily facility operations for both the undergraduate housing and graduate housing communities. These daily operations include, resident access and security, processing resident work order requests, responding to student damages, and general oversight of custodial staff. Gabriel also completes a variety of project work across all the Residential Learning Communities. Additionally, Gabriel is a Building Resident Manager at University Square apartments as well as for the off-campus houses that house graduate residents. Read the full profile »
Dave Machado
Assistant Director, Communications & Billing
Dave Machado is the Assistant Director for Communications & Billing within the Housing Office. As a member of the Housing Office team, Dave strives to ensure that students and parents are well informed and knowledgeable of important matters within Housing at Santa Clara University so as to ensure an optimal experience for all. Dave is also responsible for marketing, departmental publications, and billing. Read the full profile »
Janna Silvis
Central Operations Manager
Janna Silvis is the Central Operations Manager and is responsible for the supervision and general oversight of the front desk which serves both the Offices of Housing and Residence Life. Janna is the first point of contact for all visitors to the office and also supervises the front desk student staff. Additionally, Janna coordinates the centralized housing processes that transpire throughout the academic year. Read the full profile »