Student Success Advising

AIC’s Student Success Advisors are here to: 

  • Assist with course selection and registration 
  • Help students explore and choose a major and minor(s) 
  • Connect students with campus and community resources  
  • Support successful academic progress each semester 
  • Help students develop and achieve academic and career goals  

As a student transitions into their junior and senior years, they will be connected  a faculty advisor. The Student Success Advisor will continue to be available to help juniors and seniors navigate aspects of registration and connect students with resources.  

Students who are on academic probation and/or have been notified of not reaching Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) need to meet with their academic advisor and complete the academic improvement plan contract.

 

Faculty Advisors for juniors and seniors: 

  • Assist with course selection and registration 
  • Help students stay on track for degree completion and graduation 
  • Support a student’s professional network development 
  • Connect students with campus and community resources 

 

Student proven tips and strategies for success 

  • Attend all classes!  
  • Connect with other students in your classes! 
  • Buy/rent all your books and get a laptop! 
  • Read your AIC email! 
  • Manage your time and use a calendar! 
  • Learn college level study and note-taking skills at the Noonan Tutoring Center 
  • Remember why you are here! To get that degree! 

 

How do I find my student advisor?  

  1. Log in to the myAIC portal
  2. Select My Profile from the left navigation menu
  3. Select My Academic Info 
  4. Select My Unofficial Transcript 
  5. Your student success advisor will be listed on your unofficial transcript 

Meet the Advisors!

Meet the Advisors!

Kevin Lopez Giraldo 
Office SL105
413-654-1730 | kevin.lopezgiraldo@aic.edu

Programs I advise: Nursing • Exercise Science • Occupational Therapy • Public Health • Physical Therapy • Pre-Health • Pre-Nursing

I’m from Lowell, Massachusetts and I now live in West Hartford, Connecticut. I received my B.S.E. From the University of Hartford and my M.Ed. at Merrimack College. I’m a big Boston sports fan! Specifically, I like watching football and basketball but I played Ultimate Frisbee and Rugby when I was in college. I like to stay active but on my downtime I love to listen to music or watch movies and I’m always open to new suggestions. I have always loved dogs but I recently got a cat named Tortellini!

Chad Levesque
Office SL107
413-654-1741 | chad.levesque@aic.edu

Programs I advise: Athletic Administration and Leadership • Criminal Justice • Cybersecurity • Psychology • Sociology • Sports and Recreation Management • Undeclared Undergraduate

I spent 20 years in law enforcement and love my family and sports. I have a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Southern Vermont College and am in the process of completing my M.S. in Sports Leadership and Coaching at Western New England University. I played baseball and basketball in college where I was a two-year captain for baseball and an All-Conference and D3 Northeast Region selection for baseball. I previously coached baseball here at AIC and was an advisor for student-athlete success. I have four college-aged children (three are triplets) and I understand the support needed to help students have a positive educational experience. My wife and I enjoy road trips and bike rides and love spending time with our family including our two Newfies, Tank and Kimber. I am a lifelong New England sports fan and listen to a wide range of music.

 

 

 

If you’re looking for more information or want to visit your Student Success Advisor, please visit:
Student Success Advising
Shea Memorial Library; Lower Level
Advising.Center@aic.edu

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