Academic Advising Online

How to contact an advisor

Advisors are working remotely and are available by phone. You can get on a list so we can call you.  We call it Same Day Check-in Advising.  You may click on the 'Mat-Su College Same Day Check-in Advising' link below.  Please fill out the form.  An advisor will call you back as soon as they are able.  Advisors are available Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm.  We will be closed from noon - 1pm for lunch.  The form will be available each day at 9am for the day.


Please call 907-745-9762 or email uaa_mscinfo@alaska.edu if you have questions.

Advisors are here to help you navigate through the university system from beginning to graduation. They meet you at the point where you are entering your educational journey, and assist you in developing pathways for you to achieve your goals. Our advisors are knowledgeable academic guides, coaches, and referral experts that work with you to develop a personalized plan for your success.

If you experience difficulties adjusting to college or encounter a barrier to your success, an academic advisor can work with you to find resources or help you make important academic decisions. They can suggest new strategies to improve your study skills, time management, and test taking abilities.

Tom Spangler

Tom Spangler

Tom serves all students and specializes in assisting active duty military and veterans students utilize their VA Benefits.

 
Connie Fuess

Connie Fuess

Connie serves all students and is the Campus Disability Support Services Specialist.

Mariana Weatherby

Mariana Weatherby

Mariana serves all students and manages enrollment requirements for students interested in earning a Certified Nurse Aid (CNA).

 
Taylor Henry

Taylor Henry

Taylor is a newly hired academic advisor at Mat-Su College. Since she is job shadowing, she may request permission to listen in on appointments. 

 

Advisors offer services to the following student groups and more:

  • Individuals just starting to explore their options
  • New incoming students
  • Mat-Su College degree-seekers
  • Pre-allied health/nursing students
  • General Education Requirements for Bachelor’s Degree seekers
  • Retraining for a new career
  • Middle college students
  • Starting here with the goal of ultimately transferring out
  • Students who experience disabilities-Disability Support Services
  • Active duty military and veterans

Special Services Offered by Academic Advisors:

Click on the links below for more information.