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Academic Advisement

Welcome to Academic Advisement

Schedule Your Success

We’re here to help you in planning your academic pathways at the College – from registering for your first class all the way through your final course before you cross the stage at Commencement.

Quality academic advising is a key to your success and your Advisor is a valuable resource to help you in attaining your life and career goals.

All advisors are available to assist you Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in person, via email, phone call, or video chat. Please reach out to your individual advisor via email or schedule an appointment using their scheduling link (see right).


Advising assistance includes:

Academic Program Planning

  • Help deciding which program is right for you

Course Scheduling and Registration

Academic Performance, Progress and Readmission Procedure

  • Review completed classes and grades
  • Review academic standing and GPA (Grade Point Average)


  • Early schedule changes (add/drop)
  • Withdrawals and deadlines
  • Solutions to course problems

To learn how to prepare for your Academic Advisement session, review a DegreeWorks audit, and find out who your advisor is, please review the Academic Advising Session Prep document.

To learn more about advisor/student responsibilities and other important information click on the following link: Academic Advising Syllabus.

To set up an appointment with your academic advisor, call, email or click their scheduling link.

Mitzi Espinola
Assistant Director of Academic Advisement and Retention
Schedule an appointment with Mitzi

Racene Lawes
518-381-1200 x1181
Schedule an appointment with Racene

Karyn Raney
Schedule an appointment with Karyn

Shannon Stone
Schedule an appointment with Shannon

Meghan Vian
Schedule an appointment with Meghan

Anna Westerman
518-381-1200 x1185
Veteran's Certifying Official
Schedule an appointment with Anna

Margaret Anne Williams
518-381-1200 x1184
Schedule an appointment with Margaret Anne