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Academic Advising Programs

Resources for Faculty & Staff Advisors

College Liaisons & Advising and Retention Specialists

The relationship between faculty, retention specialists and academic advisors allows for a more seamless advising experience for students. Each plays an important and complementary role in students’ intellectual and academic exploration. 

Academic Advising Liaisons & College Advising and Retention Specialists
College of Agriculture

Academic Advising Liaison
Javier Garcia

College Advising and Retention Specialist
Jemie Rocca
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Academic Advising Liaison
Anna Flores
College Advising and Retention Specialist
Ashley Person
College of Business
Academic Advising Liaison
Jasmany "Jas" Garcia
College Advising and Retention Specialist
Jenn Duggan
College of Communication & Education
Academic Advising Liaison
Pablo Soto
College Advising and Retention Specialist
Shawna Lucas
College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management
Academic Advising Liaison
Jason Stapleton
College Advising and Retention Specialist
Jennifer McKee
College of Humanities & Fine Arts
Academic Advising Liaison
Javier Garcia
College Advising and Retention Specialist
Kylee Sharp
College of Natural Sciences
Academic Advising Liaison
Brianna Ellis
College Advising and Retention Specialist
Stephanie Ross
University Advisement Training Coordinator
Cameron W. Kelly
Faculty Advisement Coordinator & CARE Specialist
Dami Hammer

Chico State 360 Training

The Chico State 360 initiative has added greater flexibility to the way Chico State faculty, staff, students and alumni communicate and interact with one another on a daily basis. CS360 is a valuable tool in providing high quality advising that is critical in student retention and success. This shared note system will allow advisors to get a more complete picture of students and provide them with a more holistic advising experience.

Faculty Advisors will receive invitations from Academic Advising Programs in Spring 2020 for online training for CS360. If you do not receive an invitation and wish to receive training, please contact your College Advising and Retention Specialist listed above or Cameron W. Kelly, the University Advisement Training Coordinator. 

Dual Advising at CSU, Chico

CSU, Chico utilizes a dual advising system to help students graduate on time.

Academic Advising Programs, located in the Student Service Center (SSC) 220, is known as the “Home of Undeclared”.  Academic Advisors provide developmental advising to all undecided students, students in transition, and even to students who have a declared major. 

“Developmental academic advising recognizes the importance of interactions between the student and the campus environment, it focuses on the whole person, and it works with the student at that person's own life stage of development.”

-Margaret King, “Developmental Academic Advising”

Types of Advising

View of the Text of the Dual Advising Venn Diagram.

Image depicts the roles of academic and faculty advisors.

Academic Status Committee