About the Registrar's Office

The Registrar’s Office supports the integrity, growth, and success of the University’s academic enterprise through the smooth delivery of academic services and programs, scrupulous records management, and compliance with relevant external standards.

Location and Hours

  • Office location: Bertrand Hall, Room 108 
  • Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m., and Friday: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. (Wednesday closed from 12-1:00p.m.) 
  • Phone: 415.458.3750 
  • Fax: 415.458.3730
  • Email: [email protected]


We provide and promote the efficient flow of accurate information by:

  • safeguarding the integrity of academic records and policies;
  • ensuring institutional compliance with relevant external regulatory and accrediting entities;
  • providing excellent, expert, and timely service to all constituents;
  • upholding the Code of Ethics of the professional association (AACRAO), as well as the core values of Dominican.

Core Values

  • Integrity and security of academic institutional memory — Study/Knowledge
  • Excellent and timely service — Service
  • Continuous improvement and innovation — Reflection
  • Ethical and positive work environment — Community
  • Collaborative and constructive organizational learning — Combines all values


Our staff is here to develop and maintains necessary human resources, cross-departmental relationships, and technological systems to support all of the above.

Colette Galiani 
Senior Associate Registrar & Director of Academic Operations
Tel: 415.257.1392
Email: [email protected]

Colette manages the department's data integrity and functionality, including data management/validation, testing and reporting in the PowerCampus system. Coordinates departmental & academic operations, calendars, oversees departmental web presence, serves as an internal PowerCampus trainer and consultant to Information Technology and Academic Affairs, and chairs the Academic Petition Committee and Operations Committee.

Margarita Fernandez
Assistant Registrar - Registration & Records Specialist
Tel: 415.458.3766 
Email: [email protected]

Margarita manages and maintains all permanent student records, and manages processing of: academic/fiscal petitions, student contracts (Honors, Internships, Teaching Assistantships, Independent Studies); performs graduation audits and degree conferrals; assists with reception and chairs the Fiscal Petition Committee.

Shannon Gerry
Assistant Registrar - Certifications & Records
Tel: 415.458.3244
Email: [email protected]

Shannon manages all transcript requests and enrollment verification; processes registrations and Dominican extension program records, enrollment changes, leaves of absence and withdrawals from the university; maintains student contact information, assists with data updates and records integrity, performs graduation audits and degree conferrals, certifies athletic eligibility.

Sabina Hansia
Degree Auditor (as of December 17, 2018)
Tel: 415.482.1985
Email: [email protected].edu    

Sabina (In-training 2018-19) Tracks and publishes degree progress for all degree-seeking students, ensures accuracy of degree requirements, develops communications and training for students and advisors on Academic Plans, processes all course substitutions and declarations of major, minor, and concentration. 

Margo Leardini
Assistant Registrar & Articulation Officer
Tel: 415.458.1939
Email: [email protected]

Margo guides the transfer of acceptable credit for all applicants; oversees undergraduate & graduate student transfer records in PowerCampus; processes Petitions to Challenge Courses; authorizes off-campus courses; develops and maintains articulation agreements; serves on the GE Board.