Center for Academic Advising & Retention
305 Monroe Hall
532 Study Hall Lane
Cheney, WA 99004
PH: 509-359-2345


Center for Academic Advising & Retention
601 E. Riverside Ave
3rd Floor, Catalyst Building
Spokane, WA 99201

Center for Academic Advising & Retention (CAAR)

Located in Monroe Hall, Third Floor, Room 305

Advising Main Office: 509-359-2345

Advising Email: advising@ewu.edu

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

  • Vacant, Director of CAAR
  • Natalie Mack, Associate Director, PH: 509-359-4183, nmack1@ewu.edu
  • Vacant, Associate Director
  • Devon Young, Operations Manager, CAAR, PH: 509-359-4890, dyoung16@ewu.edu

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, cbyrd2@ewu.edu
  • Heidi Smith, Student Success Advisor, PH: 509-359-6919, hsmith@ewu.edu
  • Melanie Thomas, Student Success Advisor, PH: 509-359-4270, mthomas@ewu.edu

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Advising Team

Student Success Collaborative & Degree Completion, Title III

Gina Gendusa, Director, Student Success Collaborative & Degree Completion, Title III Project & Activity Director, rgendusa@ewu.edu

  • Jossie Brown, Assistant Director, Degree Completion, PH: 509-359-4118, jbrown104@ewu.edu
  • Ryan Wise, Assistant Director, Degree Completion, PH: 509-359-4294, rwise@ewu.edu
  • Darlene Maria, Degree Completion Coordinator for CHSPH, PH: 509-359-4126, dmaria@ewu.edu

The Degree Completion Coordinator positions for CSTEM, CAHSS, & CPP are vacant. Please email CAAR-DegreeCompletion@ewu.edu for assistance.