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Advisement Hours

*Please note new hours

Monday - Thursday

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Appointments and walk-ins vary with advisor - see LoboAchieve for details.

**Some late-hour appointments (after 5:00 pm) are available; to schedule an evening appointment, contact the Advisement Center front desk.

Friday

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Walk-ins

College of Arts & Sciences Advisement


1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
University Advisement & Enrichment Center
Bld 85, Suite 135

Phone: (505) 277-4621
Fax: (505) 277-3163

Advisement Directory

Nancy Diodati-Miller

Nancy Diodati-Miller

Senior Academic Advisor

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Nancy holds two degrees from the University of New Mexico: English with a Professional Writing concentration from Arts & Sciences, as well as an Art Studio degree from the College of Fine Arts. She is currently pursuing her MA through the College of Education. She has experience working in various departments around UNM since 1999. She loves assisting students to design a college plan that will be not only educational but also adventurous. My Motto: With willing hearts and skillful hands, the difficult we do at once; the impossible takes a bit longer. The U.S. Seebees

Joshua Gallegos

Joshua Gallegos

Senior Academic Advisor

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As a graduate of UNM, I am familiar with the unique challenges faced by students at this university, as well as the fantastic resources available to them on campus. I encourage students to sit in the driver's seat regarding their education and career goals, and I try to do everything I can to help them accomplish those goals. I look forward to meeting you and getting to know your potential!

Cameron Langner

Cameron Langner

Senior Academic Advisor

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I am a LOBO, through and through. I earned my BA in History from UNM a little over 100 years ago, and decided that I must now earn my Masters in History so that I understand how to correctly judge time. I enjoy advising and love helping people negotiate the UNM system (especially since I have been here forever&). If you are unsure about what you want to do; what major is right for you; and how to discover what you are passionate about-COME SEE ME! Together, we can get you Graduated!

Meghan Lippert

Meghan Lippert

Senior Academic Advisor

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I earned a BA and MS in Education from SUNY Fredonia before relocating to Albuquerque in 2007. After several years of experience in advising, teaching, and program coordination, I most enjoy working with students individually on goal setting and personalizing their educational experience. I look forward to helping you discover all of the resources and tools that UNM provides for your success.

Valarie Maestas

Valarie Maestas

Senior Academic Advisor

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My name is Valarie Maestas, and I have a degree in Anthropology and Psychology that I earned here as a Lobo. I am the mother of two beautiful girls. It is my goal to help them make their dreams come true. I believe with hard work and determination any dream can become a reality. As a recent UNM graduate and native New Mexican it is with great pleasure that I serve in my community and assist students in achieving their goals. Dream BIG!

Karen Majors

Karen Majors

Senior Academic Advisor

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I graduated from UNM with a BS in Anthropology in 1997 after relocating from the Midwest. I joined the A&S Advisement team in 2010 after serving as the Sociology Department advisor for several years. For me, advising is collaboration where students are given the knowledge and resources they need to order to become active participants their own success.

Ann Mazur

Ann Mazur

Senior Academic Advisor

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I have been at UNM since July, 2011. I have a BS degree in Recreation/Park Administration from the University of Delaware and a MS degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Penn State University. I enjoy working with students and look forward to assisting UNM's students navigate through the university and their academic requirements.

Keelan O'Riley

Keelan O'Riley

Senior Academic Advisor

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Keelan O'Riley is one of the undergraduate program advisors for the College of Arts & Sciences and the Department of Psychology. He can help with both A&S requirements and Psychology majors and minors. He encourages students to take full advantage of the many wonderful resources UNM has to offer. He enjoys working with students and assisting them with degree planning and undergraduate requirements. He has a BA in Asian Studies from the University of New Mexico.

Miquela Ortiz

Miquela Ortiz

Academic Advisor

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Hi! My name is Quela Ortiz and I am an Academic Advisor at Arts & Sciences Advisement Center. I was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico and love the land of enchantment. I graduated from the University of New Mexico with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Women Studies. I am a proud Lobo and will always bleed that Cherry and Silver. I have experience working at many different places at UNM, such as the Dean of Students Office, the LGBTQ Resource Center, and Casas del Rio. I am excited to start advising students and helping them succeed!

Miguel Pena

Miguel Pena

Senior Academic Advisor

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After graduating with my BA in Biology in 2013, I returned as an advisor to UNM in the College of Arts & Sciences to assist students with any inquiry they may have. My specialty is advising Biology students. As a former ASUNM senator, I have experience working with many of the student groups on campus. Please reach out to me if there is anything I can help you with! I am very happy to be able to continue working with students.

Jose Perez-Guerrero

Jose Perez-Guerrero

Senior Academic Advisor

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My name is Jose G. Perez-Guerrero, I am the eldest of three. I was born in Jalpa, Zacatesa (Mexico) and raised in Los Angeles, California. I have an AA in Sociology from Los Angeles Valley College, a BA in Sociology from California State University, Northridge and an MA in Educational Leadership and Policy Services (Higher Education Administration). I worked as a transfer advisor since 2009. I moved to Taos, New Mexico in September 2012 where I worked for UNM-Taos. In Fall 2013 I started my PhD in Sociology with a focus in education, race, class and ethnicity at the University of New Mexico. 2014 is not just a new year, but also the start of a new chapter working at UNM main campus at the College of Arts and Sciences as the Pre-Med advisor. I am an open book so feel free to contact me and I will get back to you at my earliest convenience.

Ethan Prueitt

Ethan Prueitt

Senior Academic Advisor

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I am a New Mexico native and received my BA in Political Science at UNM in 2011 and I am currently pursuing my MBA in Marketing at the Anderson School of Management. As an undergraduate, I worked extensively with other students in the residence halls and as a part of the New Student Orientation Program. After graduation I worked for UNM's online programs to help students complete their education at a distance. I enjoy casual blogging and thinking about maybe exercising, but instead I eat Doritos. I look forward to helping you on your way to graduation and the real world beyond.

Brian Vineyard

Brian Vineyard

Senior Academic Advisor

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I hold a B.S. Ed. in Mathematics degree from UNM, along with having 9 years of experience teaching math at Del Norte High School. I also have extensive experience in mortgage banking and retail business management, and I am a distance runner as well as an avid reader. I enjoy working with students to resolve all of the different problems they may have, and helping them to reach their full potential not only as students but also productive members of today's society.