About Us

Academic Advising Center Staff Photo

Through collaboration and academic guidance, the Academic Advising Center fosters a developmental process of assisting undergraduate students in clarifying and achieving their personal, professional, and educational goals.

Value Statements:

  • Advocacy:  We champion others by modeling and encouraging persistence through challenges and identifying tools to navigate systems of higher education.  
  • Excellence:  We go above and beyond to deliver quality service that anticipates and responds to campus community needs. 
  • Passion:  We demonstrate motivation to assist students in the pursuit of academic success, holistic development, and wellness.  
  • Community : We perform work as part of an inter-connected ecosystem of educators that strive to prepare students to be leaders and meet their own needs as well as those of their communities.
  • Inclusivity: We promote equity through understanding, respect, and celebration of the varied cultural, economic, and personal experiences that our campus community brings. We continually strive to be mindful of the impact of our actions on all members of our campus community.   
  • Growth:  We nurture positive development and constructive learning experiences in our students and professional staff alike.  
  • Encouragement : We lift and inspire others to achieve their potential, with compassion.
  • Empathy:  We seek to listen, learn, and understand -- to the best of our abilities -- and offer appropriate support to every student that we serve.  
  • Innovation:  We are at the cutting edge of academic advising by leveraging technology to discover student-centered solutions.  
  • Integrity : We contribute to a culture of mutual trust, ethical responsibility, accountability, and honoring self-worth.

Director - Jazzie Murphy

E-mail: jazzie.murphy@csus.edu

Phone: (916) 278-7636

Academic Advising Staff
My Sayamnath
Assistant Director for Student Services & Training
Dena Lemus
Assistant Director for Operations & Analytics, and Coordinator for ADT
Adriana Cervantes
Coordinator, Undeclared and Expressed Interest
Coordinator, First Year Advising
Chris Kent
Coordinator, First Year Experience
Rand Doerning
Interim Coordinator, Second Year Success
Tina Souza
Coordinator, Project PASS
Mayrose Acob
Graduation & Retention Coordinator, College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies 
Tiffany Northern
Graduation & Retention Coordinator, College of Arts & Letters  
Rafa Morales-Ordaz
Graduation & Retention Coordinator, College of Education
Daniel Castellanos
Academic Advisor
Stephen Hernandez
Academic Advisor
Daniel Castellanos
Academic Advisor
Lawren Lutrin
Academic Advisor
Hebe Mares
Academic Advisor
Kristen McCarroll
Academic Advisor
Trevor Neeley
Academic Advisor
Amy Yu
Academic Advisor
Rusty Slabinski
Program and Personnel Analyst
Shannon Ainger
Budget Analyst
Faculty Advisors
Maggie Beddow
College of Education
Dimitri Bogazianos
College of Health & Human Services
Marcus Romani
College of Engineering & Computer Science
Chris Taylor
College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Judy Thoma
College of Arts & Letters
Danielle Martin
College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies
Front Desk Student Assistants
Aleah Fisher Adilene Guzman Chris Hernandez
Omar Shafique Taylor Sabine Katrina Shadowens
Marc Jude Santos Lizette Muniz Vanessa Gutierrez

916.278.1000 (T)

916.278.7842 (F)

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

E-mail us at advising@csus.edu

Upcoming Office Closures:

Monday, May 28 - The Academic Advising Center will be closed for Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 29 - The Academic Advising Center will open at 11am, rather than the usual 8am.

Wednesday, May 30 - The Academic Advising Center will close for the day at 2:30pm.

Thursday, May 31 - The Academic Advising Center will close for the day at 3pm.

Friday, June 1 - The Academic Advising Center will be closed from 11:30am to 1:30pm for the annual University Staff Assembly Staff Picnic.

Monday, June 4 - The Academic Advising Center will be closed for Staff Development.

Wednesday, July 4 - The Academic Advising Center will be closed for the 4th of July Holiday.

Location & Directions

    Lassen Hall 1013

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