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Allison Zures
Associate Dean, Student Services

Meet With Your Advisor Today via Zoom!                                                               

Our College Advisors are highly trained professionals who can guide you from your first day as a student to graduation and beyond. Get to know your advisor and take advantage of the wide range of services they can provide.                                              

Students can make a remote appointment with a Truman Advisor by:                                              

  • Logging into GradesFirst in your student portal at or to set up an appointment. This is best for those wanting to see an assigned advisor, for questions about academic planning, or anything that may require more than 15 minutes of advisor help. Appointments can be conducted by zoom or phone.
  • Visiting our virtual zoom drop-ins at during normal business hours. This option is best for quick general questions or to get clarity on specific tasks or policies. Students will not be able to see a specific advisors during drop-ins, but can get help setting up appointments.
  • Email​ for any help you might need!                                       

See your Advisor if you are:                                              

  • Trying to register for classes. We can help!
  • Struggling with your current classes. We can help!
  • Have an academic or financial aid warning or hold. We can help!
  • Unsure about your education or career goals and options. We can help!
  • Planning to transfer to a 4-year institution or for employment. We can help!
  • Confused about graduation requirements. We can help! 



Faculty & Staff

Phone Number​ Email​

​Associate Dean of Student Services                                                                   

Allison Zures                                  

(773) 907-4738​

College Advisors​                                                                    

Jodi-Ann Browning-Bent (Athletics & Transfer Advisor) (773) 907-4367 jbr​
James Borges  ​ (773) 907-5089
​Jose Carrejo (International Advisor) (773) 907-​6809 ​​
​Matt Ciavarella ​(773) 907-4727
Stephanie Coley (773) 907-4005
Beverly Harris (773) 907-4760
​​Tina Igbinosa (773) 907-4490
Katie Cosmano (TRiO Advisor) ​(773) 907-5095
Carlos Martin-Llamazares (TBLC Advisor) (773) 907-4780​​
Nicole Blotnick (773) 907-4344
Allun Ren (773) 907-4726
Grisel Sanabria​ (773) 907-4860
Nan Sullivan (773) 907-4721​​​

Clerical Support
Lorena Acosta (773) 907-4000​​​ 
​Owen Rodriguez (773) 907-4000​

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Contact Information

(773) 907-4000
(773) 506-3855
Larry McKeon Student Services Building
1145 W. Wilson Ave., Room 118
Chicago , IL 60640
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Thursday: 9am-6pm
Friday: 9am-1pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed


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