Advising

Academic Advising is a central component of your educational and career plan.
Advisors can assist you in defining and achieving your goals.

Make an Advising Appointment ~ ~ CLICK HERE

COVID-19 Update

Academic Advising at Central Arizona College provides advising appointments by Phone, Video Conferencing (MS TEAMS), and Face to Face.

Advising Information


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


Prepare for your Advising Appointment:
♦Apply to CAC  and obtain a Student ID number.   APPLY NOW! CLICK HERE
♦Review Placement Options tab above. Bring a unofficial HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS  if graduated or attended in the last 3 years, all college transcripts and any other tests scores to your advising appointment.
♦Review the Areas of Interest to discuss your top-choice with your  Academic Advisor. 
♦Complete skills-assessments BEFORE first appointment: MATH and ENGLISH/READING


Types of  Advising Appointments:
♦Virtual: Scheduled meeting with advisor via video conferencing platform BlackBoard Ultra Collaborate. A link to join the appointment is provided in an email after appointment is scheduled.
♦Phone: Meet with advisor via phone. The advisor will call you at the scheduled meeting time on the phone number you provide at scheduling.
♦ Virtual Quick Advising: No appointment needed. An advisor will be available from 8:30-1:00 to assist you with quick advising questions.

Meet with CAC Advisor

Recommended: Visit with the same advisor every semester
Important: If graduated High School in the last 3 years, have a copy of your HIGH SCHOOL Transcript available during your appointment.
Important:  Students using VA Education Benefits MUST meet with Christy Shepherd or Stephanie Winner for advising
CAC Skills Assessment Tools: Complete skills-assessments BEFORE first appointment: MATH and ENGLISH/READING

Quick Advising

Quick Advising

Virtual Advising Desk
M-TH 8:30 am – 1 pm

“How To” Questions
Conversations not private. Public Area
Registration Questions: CLICK HERE

Vickie Higgs

Vickie Higgs

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

Social/Behavioral Science & Public Service
•Education

Mark Ebert

Mark Ebert

Signal Peak Campus
General Advising
Baseball Team
Areas of Interest:

Social/Behavioral Sciences & Public Service
•Communications & English

Laura Shepherd

Laura Shepherd

Signal Peak Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
Business & Professional Industries
•Visual, Fine & Performing Arts
Nursing, Health & Emergency Careers

Dianna Davis

Dianna Davis

Signal Peak Campus
STEM Advisor
Softball Team
Areas of Interest:

Biological Sciences
Physical Sciences
•Computer Technology, Engineering & Math

Quick Advising

Quick Advising

Virtual Advising Desk
M-TH 8:30 am – 1 pm

“How To” Questions
Conversations not private. Public Area
Registration Questions: CLICK HERE

Osman Varela

Osman Varela

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

            Jeanette Verduzco

Jeanette Verduzco

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

TRIO Services

TRIO Services

Signal Peak Campus
TRIO Services

Quick Advising

Quick Advising

Virtual Advising Desk
M-TH 8:30 am – 1 pm

“How To” Questions
Conversations not private. Public Area
Registration Questions: CLICK HERE

Debra Cowan

Debra Cowan

Superstition Mountain Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
All
 

Veronica Joaquin

Veronica Joaquin

San Tan Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
All

Christy Shepherd

Christy Shepherd

San Tan Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
•All

Quick Advising

Quick Advising

Virtual Advising Desk
M-TH 8:30 am – 1 pm

“How To” Questions
Conversations not private. Public Area
Registration Questions: CLICK HERE

John Orozco

John Orozco

Maricopa Campus
General Advising
Spanish Speaking
Areas of Interest:
All

Stephanie Winner

Stephanie Winner

Maricopa Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
All

Benny DeSantiago

Benny DeSantiago

Aravaipa Campus
General Advising
Areas of Interest:
All

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