Brian Hall

Associate Dean of Student Services

AdvisingAcademic Advisors are available to assist you at every stage of your education at Malcolm X College -- from clarifying education and career goals, to academic planning, to helping you succeed along your journey, to applying for graduation.


Students can receive in-person services on campus (no appointment required for in-person services).  Virtual student support services are also available.  ​       

The following departments will offer services during the hours listed below: Admissions, Advising, Financial Aid, Registrar, and the Business Office.           

See the schedule below for available hours and mode of service.         

For Malcolm X College’s Virtual Student Services click:  Virtual Student Services Portal           

Mission Statement

The mission of the Advising Office at Malcolm X College is to assist students in developing an educational plan that is consistent with their personal, academic, and career goals. Advising is a collaborative process among students, faculty, and staff that promotes student success and fosters academic progress.                                        

Meet With an Advisor Today                                                                 

Students can make an appointment with an academic advisor in two ways:                                
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 make an appointment, you can watch this short video.                 

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 if you are:

  • Struggling with your current classes; help is available
  • Unsure about your education or career goals and options
  • Unsure if your academic plan (go to>Academics>View My Enrollment History to see your current academic plan) is aligned with your goals
  • Planning to transfer to a 4-year institution
  • Confused about your academic progress or degree requirements
  • Trying to use credits earned at a non-CCC college or university toward your graduation requirements
  • Looking for an academic plan to help guide you term-by-term and to help you easily register
  • Wanting to get involved in clubs and activities on campus
  • If you have a question about academics, services available to you, or anything else

We can help. Come see us!

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 Office

  • 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 academic 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


Faculty and Staff

Associate Dean of Student Services      
Brian Hall (312) 850-7899  
Academic Advisors      
Yanet Diaz (312) 850-7087  
Francisco Hernandez (312) 850-7143  
Jerry Garcia (312) 850-7075  
Amanda Johnson (312) 850-7054  
Sarada Hunter-Davis (312) 850-7389  
Parikshit Wadhwa (312) 850-7144  
Stephanie Ramirez (312) 850-7188  
Gabriel Bradley (312) 850-4603  
Lucia Mascorro (312) 850-7082  
Kristen Godinez (312) 850-7064  
Omar Juarez (312) 850-7239  
Marisa Moyet-Lugo