Roberto Cruz is the Assistant Director of Academic and Financial Services. Prior to joining UNT Dallas College of Law, he served as the Program Coordinator for the Office of First Year Experience at El Centro College that dedicated its services to the onboarding and advisement of first generation and first time in college students. In his four years at El Centro College, Cruz held positions in Academic Advising and also served as the Interim Director of the Office of First Year Experience.
Cruz began his professional career as an ESOL Aide for (K-6) and transitioned into higher education. He has over three years of experience serving as a Senior Registrar for Shelton Ogle Enterprises, where he maintained the student records and processes for seven sites throughout the state of Texas. He is a student advocate and is deeply committed to student success. Being a Dallas native and one who loves baseball, Cruz is an avid Texas Rangers fan. He attended The University of Texas at Austin and completed his bachelor’s degree in 2009.