Advising


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.

AMY CARTER
Assistant Dean for Student Success

acarte13@calpoly.edu
Ext. 2940 | 3-455C

LILY CLARK
Assistant Director of Advising

lclark08@calpoly.edu
Ext. 2601 | 03-100
Schedule An Appointment
With Lily

KATELYN O’BRIEN
Assistant Director of Support Programs & Services

kobrie13@calpoly.edu
Ext. 5295 | 03-100
Schedule An Appointment
With Katelyn


JUSTIN GOMEZ
Professional Academic Advisor & Success Coach

ngomez13@calpoly.edu
Ext. 6-5356 | 03-106
Schedule An Appointment
With Justin

CHELSEA KIDWELL
Career Readiness Advisor

clkidwel@calpoly.edu
Ext. 6-5304 | 03-300
Schedule An Appointment
With Chelsea

YOVANI ALEXANDER
Academic Advisor

yalexand@calpoly.edu
Ext. 6-1753 | 03-100
Schedule An Appointment
With Yovani

Advising Information & Links

Hours of Operation

Monday 9AM – 4PM
Tuesday 10AM – 4PM
Wednesday 9AM – 4PM
Thursday 9AM – 4PM
Friday 9AM – 4PM

Contact Information

Phone: (805) 756 – 2601
Building: 03-100
Email: cobadvis@calpoly.edu

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.


Chelsea Kidwell Schedule Appointment
Justin Gomez Schedule Appointment
Katelyn O'Brien Schedule Appointment
Kelsey Hayes Schedule Appointment
Lily Clark Schedule Appointment
Peer Advisors Schedule Appointment
Yovani L. Alexander 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 – 12:00 pm

Location: Orfalea Student Services, 03-100

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