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Advising Information & Links

Summer Term Hours

Monday-Thursday  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Contact Information

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

To make an appointment, please call the Orfalea College of Business Student Services office at (805) 756-2601 , stop in during our regular office hours, or use the links below.

Schedule an Appointments with Peer Advisor for:
Appointments with Academic Advisors
  • General Peer Advising – questions about curriculum, scheduling, degree progress etc.
  • Change of Major Appointment – College of Business online inquiry has been accepted. Questions about the process, please call (805)756-2601.
  • Study Abroad – questions about studying abroad as an OCOB student. If you have general questions about studying abroad, please call lr visit the International Center.
  • Double Concentration – After your 4 year plan has been submitted and accepted, set up an appointment to discuss your schedule.

Schedule Appointment

  • Sensitive Student Concern
  • Academic Probation and Disqualification
  • Undergraduate degree progress and graduation checks
  • Career and Internship Support
  • Multicultural Business Program
Yovani L. Alexander Schedule Appointment
Justin Gomez Schedule Appointment
Chelsea Kidwell Schedule Appointment
Katelyn O’Brien Schedule Appointment



Come by during drop-in hours to meet with a Professional Advisor to support you for non-curriculum related questions or concerns.

Times: Mondays – Thursday, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location: Orfalea Student Services, 03-100

Orfalea’s Peer 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.

Orfalea’s Professional Advising Staff

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 help with coaching to help you with academic and career related goal setting.

Assistant Dean for Student Success
756-2940 | 03-455C

  • Student Services Oversight
  • Sensitive Student Concerns
  • College-Wide Initiatives Supporting Student Success

Assistant Director of Student Services
756-5295 | 03-100

  • Sensitive Student Concerns
  • Enrollment Management
  • Peer Advising Program Coordinator
  • Academic Probation, Disqualification, and Readmission Process
  • Peer Mentoring Program Coordinator
  • Orfalea OUTREACH
  • Developmental programming, workshops & initiatives

Academic Advisor
756-1753 | 03-100

  • Sensitive Student Concerns
  • Academic Probation
  • Transfer Students
  • Change of Major
  • 2nd Year Student Support
  • Concentration Declaration
  • Career Support

Professional Academic Advisor & Success Coach
756-5356 | 03-106

  • Sensitive Student Concerns
  • Multicultural Business Program Coordinator
  • First Year Mentoring Program Coordinator
  • Peer Tutoring Program Coordinator
  • Undocumented Students
  • Hispanic Business Students Association Co-advisor
  • Metacognitive Learning Workshops & Success Coaching

Academic Advisor
756-5304 | 03-100

  • Sensitive Student Concerns
  • Academic Probation
  • Career Readiness Advising
  • BUS Council / Clubs
  • Career Mentoring Programs (Young Alumni & EPP)
  • Study Abroad