Advising and Student Transitions

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Schedule an appointment with your advisor by clicking their personal booking link below. You will log into Navigate with your Star ID and password and follow the steps to schedule an appointment, choosing if you prefer to meet in Zoom (virtually) or in-person in their office.

You can also call (320) 308-6075 or email advising@stcloudstate.edu to get connected to an advisor. Be sure to include your Student ID number, the days/times you're available, and if you prefer a Zoom or in-person meeting. 

Central Office Staff

Jessica Nelson

Jessica Nelson

  • Executive Director, Advising & Student Success
Holly Schuck

Holly Schuck

  • Associate Director
  • Click here to schedule your appointment with Holly.
Amie Bordwell

Amie Bordwell

  • Coordinator
Leah Kadelbach

Leah Kadelbach

  • BES and AA Advisor
  • Click here to schedule your appointment with Leah. 

Kristi Kalkbrenner

Kristi Kalkbrenner

  • Office Manager

Amy Biniek

  • Placement Testing Coordinator
Tristan Richards

Tristan Richards

  • Orientation Coordinator

Katie Jackson

  • Associate Director for Orientation & Programming

College of Science & Engineering (COSE)

Arin Adebayo

Arin Adebayo

  • Academic Advisor
  • Click here to schedule your appointment with Arin. 

Sheryl Garcia

Sheryl Garcia

  • Academic Advisor
  • Click here to schedule your appointment with Sheryl.
Christopher Wheeler

Christopher Wheeler

  • Academic Advisor
  • Click here to schedule your appointment with Chris.

College of Health & Wellness Professions (CHWP)

Susan Massmann

Susan Massmann

  • Academic Advisor
  • Click here to schedule your appointment with Sue.

School of Public Affairs (SOPA)

Brittney Hoff

Brittney Hoff

  • Academic Advisor
  • Click here to schedule your appointment with Brittney.

College of Liberal Arts (CLA)

Mary Kavanagh

Mary Kavanagh

  • Academic Advisor
  • Click here to schedule your appointment with Mary. 
Sarah Desotell

Sarah Desotell

  • Academic Advisor
  • Click here to schedule your appointment with Sarah.

College of Education and Learning Design (COELD)

Berit Merrill

Berit Merrill

  • Academic Advisor
  • To schedule an appointment with Berit, stop into the Advising & Student Success Center in the Education Building, room A117 or send an email to: edassc@stcloudstate.edu

(320) 308-3646 | Education Building A131
bbmerrill@stcloudstate.edu

Graduate Student Staff

Our office is also supported by a fabulous team of graduate assistants, graduate interns, and student workers. 

Phi Kha

  • Graduate Assistant, Placement Testing
  • Rehabilitation and Addiction Counseling

Lily Nguyen

  • Graduate Assistant, Orientation
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Maigos Nguyen

  • Graduate Assistant, Advisor for PSEO Students
  • College Counseling & Student Development (CCSD)

Larissa Marques

  • Graduate Assistant, Orientation
  • Information Assurance

Office Hours: 

8 am - 4:30 pm
Centennial Hall 366

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