LocationSutherland Hall

Open Hours

Office Hours
8 a.m - 5 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

Advising Appointment Hours
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

Summer Hours
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Friday)

Offices are closed on observed holidays.

Services We Offer

Student should visit the Advising Center if they are:

  • an undeclared student
  • currently on academic probation
  • thinking of changing majors
  • a transfer student with questions about transfer coursework and graduation timeline
  • a student who has already met with a department advisor but still has more questions
  • hoping to customize an academic plan to fit their unique needs
  • desiring to meet with a Peer Academic Advisor to receive guidance from a knowledgeable student leader

To schedule an appointment with the Advising Center, students can book their own appointment using Handshake (, call 562.903.4782, e-mail, or come to the Student Success front desk located in Sutherland Hall.

Department Members

Amanda Jordan
Director of Academic Advising & Success
Eyvette Min
Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Jamie Sommerville
Senior Academic Advisor
Jamie Bos
Academic Advisor
Zachary Brisson
SOS Student Director
Taylor Dantuma
Peer Advisor, Biological Sciences
Kalee Grimm
Peer Advisor, Undeclared Students
Katy Gutierrez
Peer Advisor, Sociology
Lorissa Payne
Emmeline Kaarsgaren
Peer Advisor, Undeclared Students
Aaron Vincent
Jill Gamelson
SOS Leader
Susan Miranda
Ashley Aguas
Morgan Koetting
Jessica Vanness
Jennifer Oetzell
Jordyn Cooley
Daniel Julien
Kelsey Shaw
Shu Kyi Samantha Hou
Zachary Ikeda
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