Sean Navarro

Assistant Director, Military-Affiliated Student Center
Primary office:
(785) 864-6487
Summerfield Hall
Room #345
University of Kansas
1300 Sunnyside Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66045


Sean Navarro is the Assistant Director of the Military-Affiliated Student Center (MASC) and the University Innovation Alliance Fellow for Office of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Kansas (KU).  He provides support and coordination for MASC programs as well as programs that build more effective pathways for students to reach success across campus.

Before coming to KU, Sean was as an academic advisor at the University of Missouri (MU), working with students who were in the process of deciding on their major and students in transition as they worked on gaining eligibility to enter their desired major. In addition, he worked in the MU Career Center as an undergraduate and graduate assistant in a similar capacity by helping students explore the various major and career paths that are available to them. He has held leadership roles on the Missouri Academic Advising Association executive board as the vice president of membership and is the current president for the organization.

Before attending college, Sean enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, and spent four years on active duty with “The Commandant’s Own,” the Marine Drum & Bugle Corps. After completing his enlistment, he joined the Missouri Air National Guard as a musician and photojournalist before receiving his commission as a public affairs officer.

Sean has interest in the areas of career development, positive psychology, strengths-based approaches, and motivational frameworks. He earned a Master of Education in Counseling (Career) Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Missouri. He was raised in Lenexa, Kansas.

Current News

Now hiring summer and fall VA Work Study students to work at the center.

KU ranked as No. 5 best schools in country for veterans

Congratulations to KU's 2019 Women's Hall of Fame inductees. We are proud and excited that one of our student staff members and Student Veterans of America officer, Army veteran Stacy Hague, has been named KU’s Outstanding Nontraditional Woman Student of the year!


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VA benefits questions?

  • 785-864-2458 or
  • Stop by the Military-Affiliated Student Center, 345 Summerfield Hall
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