Center for Academic Advising & Retention (CAAR)

Located in Monroe Hall, Third Floor, Room 305

Advising Main Office: 509-359-2345

Advising Email:

If you are searching for a particular person, please see our staff contact list below.

  • Neron Thomas, Director
  • Natalie Mack, Associate Director, PH: 509-359-4183,
  • Devon Young, Operations Manager, CAAR, PH: 509-359-4890,

College of Professional Programs Advising Team

College of Health Science and Public Health Advising Team

College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Advising Team

  • Vacant, Senior Advisor for CSTEM
  • Carolyn Byrd, Student Success Advisor, PH: 509-359-4848,
  • Heidi Smith, Student Success Advisor, PH: 509-359-6919,
  • Melanie Thomas, Student Success Advisor, PH: 509-359-4270,

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Advising Team

  • Vacant, Senior Advisor for CAHSS
  • Sianna Tomblin, Student Success Advisor, PH: 509-359-4850,
  • Mica Chen, Student Success Advisor, PH: 509-359-6149,
  • Luke Chapman, Student Success Advisor, PH: 509-359-2487,

Student Success Collaborative & Degree Completion, Title III

Gina Gendusa, Director, Student Success Collaborative & Degree Completion, Title III Project & Activity Director,