Academic Advising

  • Academic Advising

    UAA Student Advising strives to create a student-centered environment that positions students for academic and personal success with consideration of and appreciation for their unique and diverse backgrounds.

 

 

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Anchorage Campus College Advising

College of Arts and Sciences Advising Team

Office Phone Line: 907-786-4100
Office Email: uaa_studentadvising@alaska.edu

  • AA and General Studies Programs
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • General Studies program

    Student last names A-K

    Justin Huguenin, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0356 (direct line)

    jmhuguenin@alaska.edu

      (requires )
    • General Studies program

    Student last names L-Z

    Moriah Parker, Academic Advisor

     

    907-786-4846 (direct line)

    mparker12@alaska.edu

      (requires )
  • Humanities Programs
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • 西瓜视频 Native Studies
    • English
    • History
    • Languages
    • Philosophy

    Student last names M-Z

    Leslie Olberding, Academic Advisor Admin/Humanities Bldg. 101C

    907-786-1357 (direct line)

    lkolberding@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • 西瓜视频 Native Studies
    • English
    • History
    • Languages
    • Philosophy

    Student last names A-L

    Nicole Regan, Academic Advisor Fine Arts Building, Room 354

    907-786-4841 (direct line)

    nmregan@alaska.edu 

      (requires )
  • Math & Natural Science Programs
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Geological Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Physics & Astronomy

    Student last names A-J

    Jordan Goodwin, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0346 (direct line)

    jgoodwin3@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Geological Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Physics & Astronomy

    Student last names K-Z

    David House, Academic Advisor CPISB 101Q

    907-786-4378 (direct line)

    dhouse4@alaska.edu

    (requires )
  • Performing & Fine Arts Programs
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Art
    • Music

    Student last names M-Z

    Leslie Olberding, Academic Advisor Admin/Humanities Bldg. 101C

    907-786-1357 (direct line)

    lkolberding@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Art
    • Music

    Student last names A-L

    Nicole Regan, Academic Advisor Fine Arts Building, Room 354

    907-786-4841 (direct line)

    nmregan@alaska.edu

      (requires )
  • Social Science Programs
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Anthropology
    • Geography
    • International Studies
    • Journalism and Public
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Women鈥檚 and Gender Studies

    Student last names A-G

    Maria Thenell, Academic Advisor BMH 229

    (907) 786-0348 (direct line)

    msthenell@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Anthropology
    • Geography
    • International Studies
    • Journalism and Public
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Women鈥檚 and Gender Studies

    Student last names H-M

    Solana Taylor, Academic Advisor Natural Science Building 223

    907-786-0340 (direct line)

    sitaylor@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Anthropology
    • Geography
    • International Studies
    • Journalism and Public
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Women鈥檚 and Gender Studies
    • Associate of Arts

    Student last names N-Z

    Christine Hunt, Academic Advisor Natural Science Building 220

    907-786-1356 (direct line)

    cdhunt2@alaska.edu

     

    (requires )
  • Undecided/Exporatory Students
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Exploratory

    Student last names A-K

    Janina Misiewicz, Academic Advisor Admin/Humanities Bldg. 278

    907-786-6015 (direct line)

    jlmisiewicz@alaska.edu

      (requires )
    • Exploratory

    Student last names L-Z

    Kara Hopkins, Academic Advisor

     

    907-786-6087 (direct line)

    kghopkins@alaska.edu

      (requires )

 

College of Business and Public Policy Advising Team

Office Phone Line: 907-786-4100
Office Email: uaa_studentadvising@alaska.edu

  • Business Programs
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • 西瓜视频 Native Business Management
    • Business Leadership
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Hospitality Administration
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Operations
    • Management Information Systems
    • Management
    Abbie Lampman, Academic Advisor Rasmuson Hall 203

    907-786-0341 (direct line)

    aplampman@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Accounting
    • Bookkeeping
    • Business Analytics
    • Finance
    Steve Carlisle, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0424 (direct line)

    scarlisle@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Economics
    • General Business
    • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    • Marketing
    Hyun Jang, Academic Advisor Rasmuson Hall 203

    907-786-4159 (direct line)

    hjjang@alaska.edu

    (requires )

 

Community and Technical College Advising Team

Office Phone Line: 907-786-4100
Office Email: uaa_studentadvising@alaska.edu

  • Industry & Technology Programs
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Apprenticeship Technologies
    • Applied Technologies Leadership (Incoming)
    • Air Traffic Control
    • Aviation Management
    • Professional Piloting
    Leesa Arnes, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-6495 (direct line)

    lmarnes@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Architectural & Engineering Technology
    • Computer Systems & Networking Technology
    • Construction Management
    • Occupational Safety & Health
    Kirsten Kensinger, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-6465 (direct line)

    klkensinger@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Automotive Technology
    • Aviation Maintenance Technology
    • Diesel Power Technologies
    • Diesel Technology
    • Nondestructive Testing
    • Welding
    Susan Moran, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-6475 (direct line)

    samoran@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Applied Technologies Leadership(Returning)
    • Communication
    • Culinary Arts
    Whitney Flores, Director of Academic Advising  

    907-786-1409 (direct line)

    wdlowell@alaska.edu

    (requires )

 

College of Engineering Advising Team

Office Phone Line: 907-786-4100
Office Email: uaa_studentadvising@alaska.edu

  • Engineering & Computer Science Programs
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Civil Engineering
    • Geomatics
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Systems Engineering

    Transfer, incoming, and returning students with less than 30 credits

    Franco Nero, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-4129 (direct line)

    blnero@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Civil Engineering
    • Geomatics
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Systems Engineering

    Transfer and returning students with over 30 credits before faculty advising

    Zlata Loketva, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-1951 (direct line)

    zylokteva@alaska.edu

    (requires )

 

College of Health Advising Team

Office Location: Professional Studies Building, Suite 212
Office Phone Line: 907-786-4100
Office Email: uaa_studentadvising@alaska.edu

  • Health Sciences & Clinical Programs

    Allied Health Programs

    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Medical Assisting
    • Surgical Technology
    Carey Brown, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-4417 (direct line)

    cbrow159@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Children's Behavioral Health
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Diversity and Social Justice
    • Introprofessional Child Welfare
    Palamin Sarr, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0343 (direct line)

    psarr@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Medical Office Coding
    Jennifer Spencer, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-6096 (direct line)

    jjspencer@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (pre-major and full major)
    • Medical Laboratory Science (pre-major and full major)
    • Medical Laboratory Technology (pre-major and full major)
    • Phlebotomy
    • Radiologic Technology (pre-major)

    Student last names A-L

    Charlie Banks, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-4894 (direct line)

    sbanks10@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (pre-major and full major)
    • Medical Laboratory Science (pre-major and full major)
    • Medical Laboratory Technology (pre-major and full major)
    • Phlebotomy
    • Radiologic Technology (pre-major)

    Student last names M-Z

    Ben Kraft, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0990 (direct line)

    blkraft@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Fire and Emergency Services
    Tory Volden, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-1318 (direct line)

    tavolden@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Kinesiology
    • Pharmacy Technician
    Nick Aufderheide, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0339 (direct line)

    naufderheide@alaska.edu

    (requires )

     Therapeutic Sciences

    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Physical Therapist Assistant
    Nick Aufderheide, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0339 (direct line)

    naufderheide@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Dental Hygiene
    • Dental Assisting
    • Dietetics (pre-major)
    Andrea Hudson, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0347 (direct line)

    aahudson2@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Dietetics (full major)
    Amy Urbanus, Assistant Professor  

    907-786-0337

    alurbanus@alaska.edu

     
    • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (AAS)
    • Speech-Language Pathology (Post-Bacc Certificate)
    Karen Gallagher, Program Director  

    907-786-4712

    klgallagher4@alaska.edu

     

    Health Sciences

    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Health Sciences

    Student last names A-G

    Carey Brown, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-4417 (direct line)

    cbrow159@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Health Sciences

    Student last names H-L

    Andrea Hudson, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0347 (direct line)

    aahudson2@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Health Sciences

    Student last names M-Z

    Jennifer Spencer, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-6096 (direct line)

    jjspencer@alaska.edu

    (requires )

    Junior/Senior BSHS Majors

    Programs Advisor Name and Title Contact Online Scheduler
    • Junior/Senior B.S. Health Sciences majors

    Student last names A-E, K-S

    Kristin Stoepler, Assistant Professor kmstoepler@alaska.edu You may book an advising appointment through Navigate using her personal 
    • Junior/Senior B.S. Health Sciences majors

    Student last names F-J

    Dr. Travis Hedwig, Associate Professor thhedwig@alaska.edu  
    • Junior/Senior B.S. Health Sciences majors

    Student last names T-Z

    Dr. Corrie Whitmore, Assistant Professor cwhitmor@alaska.edu You may book an advising appointment using her online 

    Pre-Professional Health

    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    Pre-Medical

    Dr. Ian van Tets

     

    907-786-4705

    igvantets@alaska.edu

    Schedule an appointment with Dr. van Tets (scheduling links are available under their profiles on the linked webpage)
    Pre-Medical

    Dr. Shannon Uffenbeck

     

    907-786-6975

    sruffenbeck@alaska.edu

    Schedule an appointment with Dr. Uffenbeck (scheduling links are available under their profiles on the linked webpage)
    Post-Baccalaureate in Pre Medical Studies Mattie Squire, Director of Advising  

    907-786-4710

    mksquire@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    Post-Baccalaureate in Speech Language Pathology Karen Gallagher, Assistant Professor   klgallagher4@alaska.edu  

    Nursing 

    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Nursing

    Student last names A-B

    Carey Brown, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-4417 (direct line)

    cbrow159@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Nursing

    Student last names C-H

    Nick Aufderheide, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0339 (direct line)

    naufderheide@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Nursing

    Student last names I-K

    Ben Kraft, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0990 (direct line)

    blkraft@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • RN to BSN (RN Licensure Pathway)
    • Nursing

    Student last names L-M

    Tory Volden, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-1318 (direct line)

    tavolden@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Nursing

    Student last names N-S

    Palamin Sarr, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0343 (direct line)

    psarr@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Nursing

    Student last names T-Z

    Jennifer Spencer, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-6096 (direct line)

    jjspencer@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Nursing

    (Southeast 西瓜视频 students)

    Tyler McMichael, Professional Advisor   tjmcmichael@alaska.edu  
  • Justice & Social Service Programs

    Human Services

    Programs Advisor Name and Title Contact
    AAS and BS in Human Services Palamin Sarr, Academic Advisor

    907-786-0343 (direct line)

    psarr@alaska.edu

    (requires )

    Human Services Practicums I, II, III

    Seta Kabranian-Melkonian, Assistant Professor sbkabranian@alaska.edu

    Justice and Legal Studies

    Programs Advisor Name and Title Contact
    • Legal Studies
    • Justice 
    • Paralegal Studies

    Incoming students with less than 30 credits

    Mattie Squire, Director of Advising

    907-786-4710

    mksquire@alaska.edu

    (requires )

    • Legal studies
    • Justice

    Returning Legal Studies and Justice students

    UAA Justice Center

    907-786-1810

    uaa_justicecenter@alaska.edu

    Social Work

    Programs Advisor Name and Title Contact
    Social Work programs Palamin Sarr, Academic Advisor

    907-786-0343 (direct line)

    psarr@alaska.edu

    (requires )

 

School of Education Advising Team

Office Phone Line: 907-786-4100
Office Email: uaa_studentadvising@alaska.edu

  • Education Programs
    Programs Advisor Name and Title Office Location Contact Online Scheduler
    • Early Childhood Development
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Infant and Toddler Development

    Student last names A-M

    Justin Huguenin, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-0356

    jmhuguenin@alaska.edu

    (requires )
    • Early Childhood Development
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Infant and Toddler Development

    Student last names N-Z

    Moriah Parker, Academic Advisor  

    907-786-4846

    mparker12@alaska.edu

    (requires )

 

Community Campus Advising