Student Services
Advising and Counseling

Advising and Counseling

Whether you’re a new or current student, the Counseling and Academic Advising Center is the one stop shop to plan your educational future.

Office Location:

First floor, Room 1190, adjacent to the Library
Phone: (708) 709-3506

Office Hours:

Monday -Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Services provided. . .

Pre-Enrollment Counseling

Students planning to attend Prairie State College are eligible to utilize all counseling and advising services. The staff is available to assist you in deciding which program fits your needs and answering your questions about PSC.

Academic Advising

Whether you want to spend the first two years at PSC and transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree, or you want to enroll in one of our career programs and gain training for immediate employment, our advisors are here to assist you.

Personal Counseling

Licensed professional counselors are available to listen to your personal concerns and to provide confidential assistance for resolving your personal problems.

Transfer Counseling

Our advisors and counselors are all trained to help students choose the proper classes for future transfer towards a bachelor's degree.  Be sure to also take advantage of the many transfer oriented resources we provide, including college fairs, workshops, campus visits by four year universities, and our resource library.


Counseling and Academic Advising Center - (708) 709-3506

Name/Email Title Phone
Felix Simpkins Dean, Student Development and Campus Life (708) 709-3518
Stefanie Coleman Director, First Year Experience (708) 709-3755
Beth Wyack Manager, Academic Advising and Recruitment (708) 709-7776
Carlos Reyes Recruiter / Academic Advisor  (708) 709-3620
Deneen Brackett Career and Technical Education Advisor (708) 709-3741
Gabriella Sampedro College Recruiter  (708) 709-3512
Goli Rahmani High School Recruiter/Enrollment Advisor/International Student Advisor  (708) 709-7809
Landon Dickerson Academic Advisor  (708) 709-3641
Laraine Hudson  Administrative Assistant  (708) 709-3522
Sarah Hein LPC, Associate Professor, Counselor/Transfer Program (708) 709-3508
Sharita Walker DDP Transfer Specialist (708) 709-2951
Shannon Word Counselor, Personal Counseling Services (708) 709-3511
Tanya Norfleet Disability Coordinator and Recruiter / Advisor (708) 709-3755
William Berkley Coordinator, Male Success Initiative (MSI)/Enrollment Advisor (708) 709-2946