Major Advisor Directory

student advising

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A

Ashley Whitcomb 
[email protected]

Fowler Center for Student Success, LH 448
(619) 594-5828
[email protected]

Sarah Hershberger
[email protected] 

Center for Student Success in Engineering
[email protected]

Theresa Luu
[email protected]

Kate Palese (AY Only)
[email protected]

Gary Benzel (AY Only)
[email protected]

B

Amy Tappen, NLS 135
(619) 594-6442
[email protected]

Raymond Stanley
[email protected]

Dr. Kevin Hovel
[email protected]

College of Sciences-Student Success Center, GMCS 429
(619) 594-1116
[email protected]

 
See also: Microbiology (M).
For Business Administration majors, see sections related to specializations: Accounting (A), General Business (G), Finance (F), Financial Services (F), Information Systems (I), Management (M), Marketing (M), Real Estate (R).

 

 

C

Dr. Arlette Baljon
[email protected]

College of Sciences-Student Success Center
[email protected]

Peter van der Geer
[email protected]

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Christine Cortez
[email protected] 

Alison Sternal
[email protected] 

Tanner Wilson
[email protected] 

College of Education - Office for Student Success, LH 259
619-594-6320
[email protected] 

GLOBAL CAMPUS

Tamika Balderamos

[email protected] 

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Last Name A-S
Zuzanna Lever
[email protected] 

Last Name T-Z:
Juno Palau
[email protected] 

Center for Student Success in Engineering
[email protected]

GLOBAL CAMPUS

Ezra Kitchings

[email protected] 

Dr. Joseph A. Smith, AL 662B
(619) 594-1526
[email protected]

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

School of Communication Advising Center, COM 240
(619) 594-8512

Nikole Carter-Curtis
[email protected]

Catalina Gallegos
[email protected] 

Charles Goehring (AY Only)
[email protected] 

GLOBAL CAMPUS

Victoria Cafasso

[email protected] 

 

See also: Health Communication (H).

Last Name A-F:
Sarah Hershberger
[email protected] 

Last Name G-Z:
Claudia Gavaldon
[email protected]

Center for Student Success in Engineering
[email protected]

Ben Shen
[email protected] 

Heather Stark

[email protected] 

John Carroll

[email protected]  

College of Sciences-Student Success Center, GMCS 429
(619) 594-1116
[email protected]

Zuzanna Lever
[email protected] 

Center for Student Success in Engineering
[email protected]

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Roxanne Vega
[email protected] 

Samantha Beltran
[email protected]

Peer Advising, AH 4104
(619) 594-4091
[email protected]

Imperial Valley

Norma Aguilar (Interim)
[email protected] 

IMPERIAL VALLEY

Norma Aguilar (interim)

[email protected] 

GLOBAL CAMPUS

Ezra Kitchings (General)

[email protected] 

Naimo Ahmed (Microsites)

[email protected] 

D

Joe Alter (AY Only)

[email protected] 

 

 

E

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Hao Fe
[email protected]

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Quazi Shahriar
[email protected]

Student Success Adviser
Dr. Deborah A. Gordon
[email protected]

GLOBAL CAMPUS

Ezra Kitchings

[email protected] 

Claudia Gavaldon
[email protected]

Center for Student Success in Engineering
[email protected]

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Dr. Clare Colquitt, AL 415
(619) 594-6219
[email protected]

Imperial Valley

Americo Yacopi
[email protected]

IMPERIAL VALLEY

Americo Yacopi

[email protected] 

 

Leviticus Johnson
[email protected] 

Center for Student Success in Engineering
[email protected]

Dr. Emily Schuckman-Matthews SH 228A
[email protected]

Please visit sections for each specialization: Food & Nutrition (F), Kinesiology (K).

 

F

Christina Weinert (A-M)
[email protected]

Daniel Maldonado (N-Z) 

[email protected] 

Fowler Center for Student Success, LH 448
(619) 594-5828
[email protected]

Christina Weinert (A-M)
[email protected] 

Daniel Maldonado (N-Z) [email protected] 

Fowler Center for Student Success, LH 448
(619) 594-5828
[email protected]

 

ENS Undergraduate Advising Office, ENS 359
(619) 594-5161
[email protected]

Jessica Reyes
[email protected] 

Amanda Brown (interim)
[email protected]

Peter Strachwitz (interim)
[email protected]

Kale Rivera (interim)
[email protected] 

Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)
Yumi Petrisko, ENS 353
(619) 594-3916
[email protected]

Dr. Pascale Joassart-Marcelli
[email protected]

G

MAIN CAMPUS

Tanya Puentes (A-L)
[email protected]

Anthony Guzman (M-Z)
[email protected] 

Fowler Center for Student Success, LH 448
(619) 594-5828
[email protected]

GLOBAL CAMPUS (online)

Kimberly Wada
[email protected]   

Molly Costello, Ph.D., SH 301 B
(619) 594-8560
[email protected]

Jennifer M. Cosio, MSW, PPSC, HH 133
(619) 594-3870
[email protected]

Esmeralda Sanchez
[email protected]

Dr. Kristin Rebien
[email protected] 

H

School of Communication Advising Center, COM 240
(619) 594-8512

Nikole Carter-Curtis
[email protected] 

Catalina Gallegos
[email protected] 

Charles Goehring (AY Only)
[email protected]  

 
See also: Communication (C).

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Dr. Andrew Wiese
[email protected]

Imperial Valley

Americo Yacopi
[email protected]

IMPERIAL VALLEY

Americo Yacopi

[email protected]  

I

J

Dr. Yuki Arita
[email protected] 

Advertising, Media Studies & Public Relations

School of Journalism and Media Studies Advising Center, AH 4200
(619) 594-5145
[email protected]

JMS Advising Coordinator
Alexa Mokalis, AH 4198 (Academic Year Only)
(619) 594-2521
[email protected]

Adrian Zachary Diaz
[email protected]

 

K

ENS Undergrad Advising Office, ENS 359
(619) 594-5161
[email protected]

Jessica Reyes
[email protected] 

Amanda Brown (interim)
[email protected] 

Peter Strachwitz (interim)
[email protected] 

Kale Rivera (interim)
[email protected]  

L

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Christine Cortez
[email protected] 

Alison Sternal
[email protected] 

Tanner Wilson
[email protected] 

College of Education - Office for Student Success, LH 259
619-594-6320
[email protected] 

IMPERIAL VALLEY

Guadalupe Murguia
[email protected] 

Ian Ruston
[email protected]

 

See also: Japanese (J) and Language, Culture and Society (L).

M

Briana Lee (A-L)

[email protected] 

Angel Ramirez (M-Z)
[email protected]

Fowler Center for Student Success, LH 448
(619) 594-5828
[email protected]

Geneva Lambert (A-L)
[email protected]

Aiden Castillo (M-Z)

[email protected] 

Fowler Center for Student Success, LH 448
(619) 594-5828
[email protected]

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

BA, BS
Jerome Gilles, GMCS 589
(619) 594-7240
[email protected]

BA, BS
Chris O'Neill
619-594-6191 
[email protected] 

BA Math, SSTC
Steve Klass
[email protected]

College of Sciences-Student Success Center, GMCS 429
(619) 594-1116
[email protected]

IMPERIAL VALLEY

April Mazon
[email protected]

Leviticus Johnson (A-J)
[email protected]  

Juno Palau (K-Z)
[email protected] 

Center for Student Success in Engineering
[email protected]

Amy Tappen, NLS 135
(619) 594-6442
[email protected]

Raymond Stanley
[email protected]

Dr. Kevin Hovel
[email protected]

College of Sciences-Student Success Center, GMCS 429
(619) 594-1116
[email protected]

 

See also: Biology (B).

Shannon Kitelinger (Composition, Music Education, BA, and Professional Studies (Track 1)
M 224
(619) 594-1779
[email protected]

Travis Maril (Performance, Music Recording Technology and Audio Design, Jazz, Global Composition and Entrepreneurship}
[email protected]

N

Navy ROTC
Lt. Grace Kording
[email protected]

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

School of Nursing Office, AH 3138
(619) 594-2540

Generic/Pre-licensed BSN Program
Peter Strachwitz, AH 3133
(619) 594-5117
[email protected]

RN-BSN Program
Julie Graham

[email protected]  

IMPERIAL VALLEY

RB-BS Program (IV)
Helina Hoyt
(760) 768-5680
[email protected]

 

P

Dr. Robert Francescotti, AL 438
(619) 594-6585
[email protected]

Dr. Arlette Baljon
[email protected]

College of Sciences-Student Success Center
GMCS 429
(619) 594-1116
[email protected]

Dr. Arlette Baljon
[email protected]

College of Sciences-Student Success Center
GMCS 429
(619) 594-1116
[email protected]

 

See also: Chemical Physics (C) and Physical Science (P).

Heather Saunders-Harbaugh, AL 172
[email protected]

Dr. Esther Castro
[email protected]

Dr. Ricardo Vasconcelos (minor advising)
[email protected]

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Dr. Melody Sadler
[email protected]

Psychology Advising Center, LSN 105
(619) 594-5412
[email protected]

College of Sciences-Student Success Center,
GMCS 429
(619) 594-1116
[email protected]

IMPERIAL VALLEY

Psychology - Lower Division
Viviann Cesena
[email protected]

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Roxanne Vega
[email protected] 

Samantha Beltran
[email protected]

Peer Advising, AH 4104
(619) 594-4091
[email protected]

IMPERIAL VALLEY

April Mazon (Interim)
[email protected] 

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Public Health Advising
[email protected]

Esmeralda Sanchez
[email protected]

Amanda Brown
[email protected]

GLOBAL CAMPUS

Ezra Kitchings

[email protected] 

R

Christina Weinert (A-M)
[email protected] 

Daniel Maldonado (N-Z) [email protected] 

Fowler Center for Student Success, LH 448
(619) 594-5828
[email protected]

All Recreation and Tourism Management emphases

Corinne Youngholm
[email protected]

[email protected] 

Dr. Daria Shembrel, SH 228A
[email protected]

Dr. Daria Shembrel, SH 228A
[email protected]

 
See also: Russian (R).

S

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Dr. Brian Adams, Nasatir Hall 122
(619) 594-4289
[email protected]

[email protected] 

IMPERIAL VALLEY

Americo Yacopi
[email protected]

Jennifer M. Cosio, MSW, PPSC, HH 133
(619) 594-3870
[email protected]

Esmeralda Sanchez
[email protected]

Heather Saunders-Harbaugh, AL 172
[email protected]

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Esther Castro, AL 165
(619) 594-5001
[email protected]

IMPERIAL VALLEY

Americo Yacopi
[email protected]

 

Actuarial Science, Data Science

Dr. Barbara Bailey, GMCS 513
(619) 594-4170
[email protected]

Dr. David Carruthers, NH 117
(619) 594-5066
[email protected]

T

Chad Reyes
[email protected]

Glenn Heath Jr. (Academic Year Only) [email protected] 

Katie Turner (Theater), DA 204 (Academic Year Only)
[email protected]

Chad Reyes
[email protected]

 

U

SAN DIEGO CAMPUS

Brenda Diaz
[email protected] 

Brooke Fousek
[email protected]  

Undeclared Advising
[email protected]

IMPERIAL VALLEY

Viviann Cesena

[email protected] 

Dr. Pascale Joassart-Marcelli
[email protected]