Academic Advising

Advising in the College of Business Administration is a dual activity between the Student Success Center Academic Advisors and Faculty Advisors.

SSC ACADEMIC ADVISORS: By Appointments or Walk-in's 
All academic, career, personal and social advising, including course articulations and graduation approvals

FACULTY ADVISORS within your concentration: Contact Faculty Advisor 
Major and Concentration advising, including course articulations and graduation approvals, as well as career advising within your concentration

** Academic Advising is not mandatory for Business Administration Majors but highly recommended to receive advising at least once an academic year to ensure you are on track to completing your degree requirements.

Contact us  
Student Success Center

DBH 217

Adriana Diniz
Academic Advisor

Cari Rumayor
Coordinator/Academic Advisor

Student Success Center Advising

Walk-In Advising:
First-come, first-serve basis and generally has a wait time
15 minutes advising for all students

15 Min. Appointments- 1-2 semester plans, quick questions, etc.
30 Min. Appointments- 2-year educational plans, Probation, SAP Appeal Letters
Appointments will be CANCELLED if you are 10 minutes late

Summer Advising Schedule: June 3rd - August 21st

Monday: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Welcome Week Advising Schedule: August 22nd - August 29th

Walk-in Advising:
Thursday 22nd: 10:00am - 12:00pm & 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday 23rd: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Monday 26th: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday 27th: 10:00am - 12:00pm & 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday 28th: 10:00am - 12:00pm & 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday 29th: 10:00am - 12:00pm & 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Fall Advising Schedule: September 3rd - December 19th

Appointments:                                                                       Walk-in Advising:
Monday                   2:00pm - 4:00pm                                     Tuesday                   2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday                  10:00am - 12:00pm                                 Wednesday             10:00am- 12:00pm
Wednesday             2:00pm - 4:00pm                                     Thursday                 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday                 10:00am - 12:00pm                               

Please call or email us to schedule an Academic Advising Appointment: Phone: (209) 667-3786 | Email: 

Faculty Advisors

Junior and Senior Business Major Advising During Fall and Spring Terms


  Instructor Advises
(by last name)
Office Phone (209) Email
Tim Firch Tim Firch A-C DBH 215 667-3414

Dr. Kim Tan Dr. Kim Tan D-H DBH 242 667-3573
Dr. David Zhu Dr. David Zhu I-L DBH 214 667-3771
Dr. Xinmei (Lucy) Xie Dr. Xinmei (Lucy) Xie M-R DBH 245 667-3672
Dr. Lynn Johnson	 Dr. Lynn Johnson S DBH 243 667-3626
Dr. Jason Song Dr. Jason Song T-Z DBH 241 667-3147
  Dr. David Lindsay   DBH 242 667-3297


  Instructor Advises
(by last name)
Office Phone (209) Email
Dr. Mandy Huang Dr. Mandy Huang A-G DBH 235E 667-3049
Dr. Sophie Zong Dr. Sophie Zong A-K DBH 239 667-3402
Dr. Andrew Wagner Dr. Andrew Wagner L-Z DBH 240 667-3118

Computer Information Systems/General Business

  Instructor Advises(by last name) Office Phone (209) Email
Dr. Pi-Sheng Deng Dr. Pi-Sheng Deng A-F DBH 212A 667-3018
Dr. Pengtao Li Dr. Pengtao Li G-L DBH 234F 664-6871
Dr. Orestis Panagopoulos Dr. Orestis Panagopoulos M-Ri DBH 236 667-3283
Dr. Panos Petratos Dr. Panos Petratos Rm-Z DBH 237 667-3972

Management-Human Resources

  Instructor Advises
(by last name)
Office Phone (209) Email
Dr. Ed Hernandez Dr. Ed Hernandez A-M DBH 233 667-3752
Dr. Andrew Hinrichs Dr. Andrew Hinrichs N-Z DBH 227 664-6695


  Instructor Advises
(by last name)
Office Phone (209) Email
Dr. Jarett Kotrozo Dr. Jarett Kotrozo  A-M DBH 225 667-3856
  Dr. Sahrok Kim   DBH 228 667-3723
  Dr. Arash Amirkhany   DBH 234F 667-3445

Management-International Business

  Instructor Advises
(by last name)
Office Phone (209) Email
Dr. Tahi Gnepa Dr. Tahi Gnepa A-Z DBH 234B 667-3448

Operations Management

  Instructor Advises
(by last name)
Office Phone (209) Email
Dr. Jenny Li Dr. Jenny Li A-I DBH 231 667-3450
Dr. Peter Xu Dr. Peter Xu J-Q DBH 232 667-3074
Dr. Feng Zhou Dr. Feng Zhou R-Z DBH 234D 667-3963


  Instructor Advises
(by last name)
Office Phone (209) Email
Dr. Athinodros Chronis Dr. Athinodros Chronis A-F DBH 228 664-6697
Dr. Saejoon Kim Dr. Saejoon Kim G-L DBH 234 667-3513
Dr. Al Petrosky Dr. Al Petrosky M-S DBH 223A 667-3019
Dr. James Strong Dr. James Strong T-Z DBH 235C 667-3457

Stockton Center

  Instructor Concentration Office Phone (209) Email
Dr. Jeong Kim Dr. Jeong Kim ACC STK
Dr. Christopher Bradshaw Dr. Christopher Bradshaw MGT, OM, MKT STK 1019E 664-4458

  Dr. Linda Dunn MGT, OM, MKT STK
  Dr. Yili Lian   STK  TBA