Academic Advising Staff

Doug Easterly

Doug Easterly, Ed. D., Dean of Academic Advising
Doug supervises the advising staff, reviews students in academic difficulty, and is responsible for interpreting and enforcing university policy.

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Gabrielle Yates , Assistant Dean of Academic Advising
Gabby supports the Dean in enforcing university policy and reviewing students in academic difficulty, and coordinates the college’s Freshman Orientation program.

Cathy Baez

Cathy Baez, Senior Academic Advisor
In addition to her advising duties,  Cathy is our liaison with student veterans, oversees our OASIS Learning Communities, supervises our Peer Advisors, and helps coordinate the Transfer Orientation program.

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Karla Kastner, Senior Academic Advisor
In addition to her advising duties, Karla coordinates our Dartmouth Exchange Program, our college Honors Programs, and two college-sponsored minors in Environmental Studies and Film Studies.

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Cindy Hsu, Senior Academic Advisor
In addition to her advising duties, Cindy coordinates our degree conferral process and monitors students’ progress toward completing the Entry-Level Writing Requirement.

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Alyssa Patricio, Academic Advisor
Our two academic advisors review student petitions, meet with students, and answer questions on the Virtual Advising Center.

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Anna Ly, Academic Advisor
Our two academic advisors review student petitions, meet with students, and answer questions on the Virtual Advising Center.

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Kristy Figueroa, Assistant Academic Advisor
Kristy is one of your first contacts in our office. She can help you learn about your options for advising, help you set up appointments, and help you navigate your options for assistance across campus.

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Jose Ibarra, Academic Advising Intern
Our Academic Advising interns and are there to help students process forms and paperwork, understand deadlines and procedures schedule appointments, and make appointments to meet with advisors.

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Thalia Roman, Academic Advising Intern
Our Academic Advising interns and are there to help students process forms and paperwork, understand deadlines and procedures schedule appointments, and make appointments to meet with advisors.

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Lauren Ring, Academic Advising Intern
Our Academic Advising interns and are there to help students process forms and paperwork, understand deadlines and procedures schedule appointments, and make appointments to meet with advisors.

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Robert Mercado, Academic Advising Intern
Our Academic Advising interns and are there to help students process forms and paperwork, understand deadlines and procedures schedule appointments, and make appointments to meet with advisors.

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Alania Salazar, Peer Advisor
Our peer advisors are experienced UCSD students who work under the direction of our advising staff to help our first and second year students with choosing courses, understanding deadlines, and navigating the complexities of the university.

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Andy Huynh, Peer Advisor
Our peer advisors are experienced UCSD students who work under the direction of our advising staff to help our first and second year students with choosing courses, understanding deadlines, and navigating the complexities of the university.

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Catherine Mullenmeister, Peer Advisor
Our peer advisors are experienced UCSD students who work under the direction of our advising staff to help our first and second year students with choosing courses, understanding deadlines, and navigating the complexities of the university.

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Kaylee Lee, Peer Advisor
Our peer advisors are experienced UCSD students who work under the direction of our advising staff to help our first and second year students with choosing courses, understanding deadlines, and navigating the complexities of the university.