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 Advising and Transfer Center

Maria Llópiz
Associate Dean, Student Services

Visit​​ to register online or see an advisor to plan your courses.                                             

Meet With an Advisor Today                                            

To make an appointment, log into Navigate, our web-based student support tool. You can get there through, or download the app. Click the "Schedule An Appointment" button and follow the prompts to pick a time that works for you. If you would like step-by-step guidance to making an appointment, you can watch this short video.                

If you require immediate advising assistance, you can connect to an advisor through our Zoom room during office hours.               


See our helpful advising tips on how to get the most out of your advising appointment. You should meet with your Advisor at least once each semester, more often if needed.                                                                                                               

See your Advisor to:

  • Develop successful habits in your current classes.
  • Identify your education or career goals and explore options.
  • Create your education/transfer plan (go to > Academic Records > Course History to see your current academic plan) that aligns with your goals.
  • Plan to transfer to a 4-year institution.
  • Outline your degree requirements and track progress.
  • Apply credits earned at a non-CCC college or university toward your graduation requirements.
  • Find classes so you can easily register.
  • Explore clubs and activities on campus.
  • Ask question about academics, services available to you, or anything else.

We can help. Come see us!

College advisors will help you to clarify your education and career goals, create an academic plan, and explore options for a major or career. They will assist with problem-solving, explain academic and financial aid holds, and help with readmission (Satisfactory Academic Progress or SAP), withdrawals, and other academic questions or transactions.                                                                                                                

Services provided by the Advising and Transfer Center

  • Student Orientation - important information all students need to know (especially for new students)
  • Academic, career, and transfer advising - guidance each student needs to succeed
  • Creating an education/transfer plan - your personal term-by-term plan to earn your degree or certificate
  • Registration for classes - so you know which classes you need and what sequence to meet your graduation requirements
  • Processing transfer credits - credits earned at a non-CCC institution that can be used toward program completion
  • Explanation and processing of academic and financial aid holds - Satisfactory Academic Progress or SAP
  • Grading policies - information about issues affecting grades
  • Referrals to campus and community resources
  • Wellness Center referrals
  • Degree audit - review of courses completed toward graduation​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Scholarships, internships, and other opportunities




Faculty & Staff

Phone​ Email​

Associate Dean of Student Services​                                                                                                          

Maria Llópiz​ (773) 481-8323​

Director of Transfer Center                                                                                                         

Susan Calabrese (773) 481-8227 

Departmental Support Staff                                                                                                          

Carolina Verdial (Coordinator)​ (773) 481-8205​​
​Maria Pena ​(773) 481-8418
Mabel Smreczak (773) 481-8204​

College Advisors​                                                                                                                 

​George Baird ​(773) 481-8184
​Elizabeth Castillo ​(773) 481-8225
Joanna Diaz (773) 481-8321​ 
​Lissette Diaz ​(773) 481-8188
Yanet Diaz​ (773) 481-8413​
​Afton Donald ​(773) 481-8171
Malgorzata Haptas​ (773) 481-8077​
Alejandro Herrera​ (773) 481-8202​
​Keith Jones ​(773) 481-8550
​Joseph Kim (International Student Advisor) ​(773) 481-8128
​​Cynthia Lawrence ​(773) 481-8056
​Marisa Lugo
​(773) 481-8618
Yolanda Martinez ​(773) 481-8324
​Liz Miazek​ (International Student Advisor) (773) 481-8322​
Oscar Núñez​ ​(773) 481-8174​
Marisol Towns​ (773) 481-8086
Pier Underwood​ (773) 481-8439​
Cynthia Vessel (773) 481-8026
​Amanda Williams ​(773) 481-8118

Humboldt Park Campus Advisors                                                                      

​Barbara Krzewinska  (773) 481-8198
​Rolando Sosa
(773) 481-8199​

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Contact Information

(773) 481-8200
(773) 481-8083
4300 N. Narragansett Ave.
Advising and Transfer Center, Room A-120
Chicago , IL 60634
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Monday - Wednesday   9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday     9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday          9:00am - 1:00pm

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​Other Resources

Class Schedules​​                            
List of Scholarships                             
Student Help Guides


Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

Appeal My Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Hold                                                                                            

Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements for Skills Students