Academic Advising

Contact Information

Phone: (805) 756 – 2601
Building: 03-100

Summer Quarter 2019 Hours

Monday-Thursday  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Mission Statement

Orfalea Student Services empowers future global business leaders to forge their unique path to success. We cultivate a dynamic and inclusive environment that supports student needs through advising, mentoring, and connection to industry. We deliver comprehensive programming that encourages exploration, leadership, and exposure beyond the classroom, resulting in career ready graduates who add value to industry and the community.

Programs & Services

  • Academic Advising (Peer and Professional) – Guidance on personal, academic and career success; successful planning of coursework towards graduation
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring (Peer, Young Alumni, & Executive Partners)
  • Career and Internship Advising/Programming
  • College Ambassadors Program
  • Multicultural Business Program
  • BUS 100 Student Orientation and College Success
  • BUS 206 & 306 Career Readiness & Professionalism I & II
  • Orfalea OutREACH Faculty & Staff referral
  • Multicultural Business Program
  • Orfalea International Business Tours / Intl. Student Support
  • Career and Internship Support
  • Ambassadors Program


Drop-In Advising

Drop-in Hours can be used for the following:

  • Non-curriculum related questions or concerns
  • Questions about  academic policies
  • Assistance accessing campus resources
  • Course/term withdrawal
  • Peer Tutoring information
  • Issues with course registration
  • Other general questions

Summer Quarter 2019 Hours

Monday-Thursday  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM


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Peer & Professional Advising

Orfalea utilizes a peer advising model to accommodate the increasing demand for advising appointments. Peer Advisors have received extensive training to be able to answer your questions, provide you with expertise curriculum advising, and direct you to the appropriate resources and services.

Peer Advisors can assist with the following:

Lead Academic Advisor
805-756-5295 | 03-100

Academic Advisor
805-756-1753 | 03-100

Academic Advisor & Success Coach
805-756-5356 | 03-100

Academic Advisor
756-5304 | 03-100

Mallory Stoffel

Career Readiness Advisor

Amy Carter

Assistant Dean for Student Success

Professional Advisors are highly trained staff that are available to help you with more in-depth or sensitive questions and concerns that come up throughout the quarter. They can also coach you around academic and career-related goal setting. Professional Academic Advisors can assist with the following:

  • Sensitive Student Concerns
  • Academic Probation and Disqualification
  • General Academic or Personal Counseling
  • Support Services and Resources
  • Career and Internship Support
  • On Campus Policy Clarification

To schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor,

please call our office at (805) 756-2601 or stop by 03-100.