Meet the staff

Advising appointments are required and must be scheduled online.

Currently we are suspending all in-person advising sessions until further notice. Please refer to our Covid-19 Updates page for information on scheduling an advising appointment.

Contact us

Phone: 313-577-2680
Fax: 313-577-5020

General email: univadvising@wayne.edu

Locations and hours
Undergraduate Library, First Floor
Student Academic Success Services
Suite 1600
Detroit, MI 48202
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Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Meet our team

Cheryl Kollin, Director
c.kollin@wayne.edu
313-577-5821

Kate Bernas, Associate Director, Advisor Training Academy, Pre-Med and Health Science Center
c.bernas@wayne.edu
313-577-8212

Claressa Adams, Administrative Assistant III, Front Desk Supervisor
c.adams@wayne.edu
313-577-8890

Tyrone Austin, Academic Advisor IV
tyrone.austin@wayne.edu
313-577-3162
Advising Areas: Pre-Social Work, Pre-Clinical Lab Science, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Mortuary Science, Pre-Radiation Therapy, Pre-Radiologic Technology

Pynthia Caffee, Academic Services Officier IV
ae5396@wayne.edu
313-577-3150
Advising Areas: Exploratory

Arnelle Douglas, Academic Advisor IV
arnelle.douglas@wayne.edu
313-577-3159
Advising Areas: Pre-Law, Pre-Social Work, Pre-Clinical Lab Science, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Mortuary Science, Pre-Radiation Therapy, Pre-Radiologic Technology

Laura Hetzler, Academic Advisor II, Pre-Med and Health Science Center
lhetzler@wayne.edu
313-577-3146
Advising Areas: Pre-Medicine, Pre-Physicians Assistant, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet, Pre-Pathologist Assistant, Pre-Occupational Therapy

Amanda Horwitz, Academic Advisor II, Pre-Med and Health Science Center
fg8638@wayne.edu
313-577-9376
Advising Areas: Pre-Medicine, Pre-Physicians Assistant, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet, Pre-Pathologist Assistant, Pre-Occupational Therapy

Desmond Mack, Academic Services Officer II, Pre-Med and Health Science Center
ef2085@wayne.edu
313-577-3160
Advising Areas: Pre-Nursing

Josh McGruther, Academic Services Officer I, Office of Military & Veterans Academic Excellence
gy0284@wayne.edu
313-577-4936
Advising Areas: Veterans

Matthew McLain, Assistant Director of OMVAE
ag9201@wayne.edu
313-577-9180

Amber Neher, Academic Services Officer II
gw6200@wayne.edu
313-577-8908
Advising Area: Warrior Way Back Program 

Douglas Peacock, Academic Services Officer II
gi9739@wayne.edu
313-577-3143
Advising Areas: Wayne Advantage-Macomb, Transfer Advising

Denise Thomas, University Counselor III, Office of Military and Veterans Academic Excellence
ac9970@wayne.edu
313-577-4753
Advising Areas: Veterans

Helen Wilson, Academic Advisor IV, Pre-Med and Health Science Center
ai5620@wayne.edu
313-577-3164
Advising Areas: Exploratory, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Physicians Assistant, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet