Academic Advising Office

Caress Brown-Miller

Associate Dean, Student Services

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

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 making 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 academi​c 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

Phone​ Email​

Associate Dean of Student Services​

Caress Brown-Miller (773) 291-6359​

Academic Advisors​

Lovetta Houston (773) 291-6133​​​ ​​
Elizabeth Del Toro (773) 291-6402
Felicia Spaulding (773) 291-6136
Veronica Duron (773) 291-6405​
​Michael Porras (773) 291-6350​​
​Shari Hardwick (773) 291-​6157
​Gabriel Bradley ​(773) 291-6406​