Meet the Academic Advising Staff!
Welcome to Academic Advising! Our Mission is to assist students in accomplishing their academic and lifelong learning goals. Academic Advisors are available by appointment and for drop-in advising throughout the academic year. We look forward to meeting with you!
Executive Director, Academic Advising
Office: 105G – Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2018
Education: BS, Education, Villanova University; MA, Higher Education Administration, The George Washington University
Interests: Running, reading, going to the beach, and most of all spending time with my daughters! I enjoy advising students who are close to graduating! It’s great making sure they’ve completed all of their requirements and discussing their next steps!
Associate Director, Academic Advising
Office: 105N – Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2005
Education: BA, Psychology, Monmouth University; MA, Teaching, Monmouth University
Interests: Have passport, will travel! Yoga, Running, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Surfing. I enjoy advising students who are unsure of their major! I too was undecided and confused (still am!)
Assistant Director, Advising & Transfer Services
Office: 105C – Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2884
Education: BA Communications (Journalism & Media), Felician University, MSEd Student Affairs, and College Counseling, Monmouth University.
Interests: During the summer, I live on the beach! I enjoy spending time with friends and family, traveling to new places, and photography. I enjoy advising students as they are starting a new chapter of their educational journey especially first-generation college students who seek assistance in regard to the college process.
Academic Advisor, Coordinator of Transfer Services
Office: 105E – Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2822
Education: BA, Psychology, Georgian Court University; MA, Counseling Psychology: Community Counseling (LPC), Georgian Court University
Interests: Cooking/Baking, Gardening, Music, Non-Fiction, Exploring NJ/Hiking/Beach. I enjoy advising students who are transferring! I enjoy helping students take the next step in their academic endeavors.
To make an appointment: Please email Laura at email@example.com. Please include your name, student ID, major, and any schools you are currently interested in for transfer. Please also provide days and times that would work for you to set up an appointment.
Academic Advisor, Coordinator of NJ STARS
Office: 105H – Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2933
Education: BA, Mathematics (Teaching),Trenton State College; MA, Counseling, The College of New Jersey
Interests: Cooking, reading and spending time with my family (including my dog and cat). I enjoy advising students who are new to Ocean County College, whether first-time students or transfer students. I like being able to answer their questions, introduce them to what the college has to offer and, for those who are nervous, offer reassurance.
Office: 105B – Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2006
Education: M.Ed. English Education, University of Florida, B.A. English, University of Florida
Interests: I enjoy traveling, spending time outdoors hiking and distance running.
I enjoy advising students throughout their academic careers from navigating first steps to preparing for graduation requirements and beyond. College can be such a meaningful experience, and at each stage it’s rewarding to provide guidance to students working toward their academic, personal, and professional goals.
Academic Advisor / Veterans Advisor
Office: 105D – Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2320
Education: BS, BA General Management, Thomas Edison State College
Interests: Family, Friends, Photography, Music, and anything that is fun.
I enjoy advising students because it is all about the journey.
Office: 105M – Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2957
Education: BA, English, Montclair State University
Interests: Biking, yoga, running, reading and holistic health
I enjoy advising students and encouraging them to take an active role in their educational journey. I am always happy to assist students in progressing toward their academic goals.
Office: 105H – Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2008
Education: BA, Rutgers University; MA, Centenary University
Interests: Cooking (and eating), traveling, puzzles, and animals. Being an advisor means being a support to students along their journey at OCC. I look forward to helping students plan their next steps through the overwhelming college experience and connecting them with available resources.
Senior Advising Technician
Office: Student Enrollment Bldg. #9
Phone: 732-255-0400 ext. 2982
Assistance with scheduling advising appointments, answering questions, and providing assistance to students, faculty, and campus advisors.