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Maxwell Mattern


Associate Director |

Max has been part of the New Student Services team since June 2017. In his role, Max is responsible for the planning and execution of Golden Bear Advising along with the logistics behind Golden Bear Orientation. This includes developing the orientation schedule, planning all meals for new students, and booking space requests. Max is originally from New York before moving to Tampa, Florida. Majoring in journalism at the University of Florida, orientation was the first way he got involved on campus. He received his master’s degree from Indiana University Bloomington in higher education and student affairs. Before joining New Student Services, Max worked within diversity education, leadership development, and orientation at IU Bloomington. In his free time, Max enjoys cooking, road trips, hiking and comedy shows.