Advising

Academic Advisors Assist in Defining & Achieving Goals

Beginning January 23rd Appointments will be released daily for the following day.
Once appointments are full for the following day you will need to wait and schedule an appointment for the next day.

Example:
All Appointments for 1/24/2022 will be released at 5:00 pm on 1/23/2022 until full
All Appointments for 1/25/2022 will be released at 5:00 pm on 1/24/2022 until full

Be Prepared!
Before your 1st Advising Appointment:

  • Apply to CAC and obtain a Student ID number
    Bring unofficial HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS if graduated or attended HS in the last 3 years
    Bring unofficial  COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
    Bring any placement test scores you have, such as CLEP, SAT, ACT, and others.
    Review COURSE PLACEMENT OPTIONS  tab below.
    ReviewAreas of Interest and complete a Career Assessment if needed.
    Complete  skills-assessments: MATH and ENGLISH/READING

Make an Advising Appointment
Video: “How to MAKE an Advising Appointment”

Important Notes!

•30 Minute MS Teams Virtual Appointments January 24th thru January 27th scheduled daily
•Drop/Add Week January 18th thru January 25th

Helpful Resources!

Advising Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

  • Advising will be through MS Teams Virtual Appointments scheduled daily via the advising website MS Teams Virtual Advising Appointment Link
  • January 24th through January 27th

Phone: 520-494-5410


Types of  Advising Appointments:
♦Microsoft Teams Virtual Advising: Appointment via video conferencing platform MS TEAMS. A link to join the appointment is  in confirmation email.

Schedule Meeting with CAC Advisor

Video: “How to MAKE an Advising Appointment”
Video: “How to join a TEAMS Advising Meeting

Students using VA Education Benefits MUST meet with an Academic Advisor for advising and course registration

On January 23rd appointments will be released daily for the following day.
Once appointments are full for the following day you will need to wait and schedule an appointment for the next day.
Example:
All Appointments for 1/24/2022 will be released at 5:00 pm on 1/23/2022 until full
All Appointments for 1/25/2022 will be released at 5:00 pm on 1/24/2022 until full
All Appointments for 1/26/2022 will be released at 5:00 pm on 1/25/2022 until full

Jan 24th Appointments released
at 5:00 pm on Jan 23rd
Jan 25th Appointments released
at 5:00 pm on Jan 24th
Jan 26th Appointments released
at 5:00 pm on Jan 25th
Jan 27th Appointments released
at 5:00 pm on Jan 26th

Vickie Higgs

Vickie Higgs

Academic Advisor at SPC

Signal Peak Campus
General Advising
Track/Cross Country Team
Areas of Interest:

Social/Behavioral Science & Public Service (SPC)
•Education (SPC)

Mark Ebert

Mark Ebert

Academic Advisor at SPC

Signal Peak Campus
General Advising
Baseball Team
Areas of Interest:

Social/Behavioral Sciences & Public Service (SPC)
•Communications & English (SPC)

Osman Varela

Osman Varela

Academic Advisor at SPC

Signal Peak Campus
General Advising
Spanish Speaking
Rodeo Teams
Areas of Interest:
Industrial Technology & Skilled Trades (SPC)
Agriculture (SPC)

Eleanor "Ellie" Juarez

Eleanor "Ellie" Juarez

Academic Advisor at SPC

Signal Peak Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
•Business & Professional Industries (SPC)
•Visual, Fine & Performing Arts (SPC)

Ricardo "Ricky" Torres

Ricardo "Ricky" Torres

Academic Advisor at SPC

Signal Peak Campus
General Advising
Spanish Speaking
Areas of Interest:
Nursing, Health &  Emergency Careers (SPC)

Jeanette Verduzco

Jeanette Verduzco

Academic Advisor at SPC

Signal Peak Campus
General Advising
Spanish Speaking
Basketball Teams
Areas of Interest:
Nursing, Health &  Emergency Careers (SPC)

Dianna Davis

Dianna Davis

STEM Academic Advisor at SPC

Signal Peak Campus
STEM Advisor
Softball Team
Areas of Interest:

Biological/Physical Sciences (SPC)
•Computer Technology, Engineering & Math (SPC)

John Orozco

John Orozco

Academic Advisor at MAR

Maricopa Campus
General Advising
Spanish Speaking
Areas of Interest:
•Computer Technology, Engineering, & Math (MAR)
•Biological/Physical Sciences (MAR)
•Communication & English (MAR)
•Education (MAR)
•Social/Behavioral Sciences & Public Service (MAR)
•Visual, Fine & Performing Arts (MAR)

Vacant

Vacant

Academic Advisor at MAR

Maricopa Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
•Business & Professional Industries (MAR)
•Nursing, Health & Emergency Careers (MAR)
•Industrial Technology & Skilled Trades (MAR)
•Agriculture (MAR)
•Associate of General Studies (MAR)

Veronica Joaquin

Veronica Joaquin

Academic Advisor at STC

San Tan Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
•Computer Technology, Engineering, & Math (STC)
•Biological/Physical Sciences (STC)
•Communication & English (STC)
•Education (STC)
•Social/Behavioral Sciences & Public Service (STC)
•Visual, Fine & Performing Arts (STC)

Laura Shepherd

Laura Shepherd

Academic Advisor at STC

San Tan Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
•Business & Professional Industries (STC)
•Nursing, Health & Emergency Careers (STC)
•Industrial Technology & Skilled Trades (STC)
•Agriculture (STC)
•Associate of General Studies (STC)

Lucrece Garrett

Lucrece Garrett

Academic Advisor at SMC

Superstition Mountain Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
•Computer Technology, Engineering, & Math (SMC)
•Biological/Physical Sciences (SMC)
•Communication & English (SMC)
•Education (SMC)
•Social/Behavioral Sciences & Public Service (SMC)
•Visual, Fine & Performing Arts (SMC)

Mary Rhinehart

Mary Rhinehart

Academic Advisor at SMC

Superstition Mountain Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
•Business & Professional Industries (SMC)
•Nursing, Health & Emergency Careers (SMC)
•Industrial Technology & Skilled Trades (SMC)
•Agriculture (SMC)
•Associate of General Studies (SMC)

Aravaipa

Aravaipa

Aravaipa Campus
General Advising

Please make a MS Teams Virtual Advising appointment with an advisor from another campus
•If you schedule an In-Person Appointment (i.e. in the office with the advisor) it will be at the location where you have chosen to make the appointment
Signal Peak Campus
Superstition Mountain Campus
San Tan Campus
Maricopa Campus

Darien Wilson

Darien Wilson

TRiO Advisor at SPC
TRIO Services

TRIO Services

Signal Peak Campus
TRIO Services

TRiO Advisor
Darien Wilson
520-494-5054
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