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Meet your Advisor

Academic Advisors and Success Coaches

Academic advising and success coaching is available on a walk-in basis or by appointment. The success coach/advisor for your major is listed in your student planner in your MyViking portal. Advisors provide a full array of services ranging from degree planning to course registration. Students may wish to see an advisor/success coach to discuss topics such as:

  • Degree planning
  • Transfer planning
  • Information about programs offered at Grayson College
  • Assistance with course selection
  • Schedule changes and withdrawals
  • Graduation requirements
  • College placement test referrals


Lewanda Diaz

Success Coach for Industrial Technologies Pathway

Kathryn Mathes

Nancy Luthe

Success Coach for Arts and Humanities

Director of Success Coaching/Success Coach for Business and Entrepreneurship Pathway

Valerie Ray

Success Coach for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Pathway

Derek DeYonge

 Success Coach for Public Service Pathway

Becki Rathfon

Cassandra Tovar

 Success Coach for Health Science Pathway

Success Coach for Health Science Pathway

Online advising is available for distance learning students. Contact the advisor listed for your pathway in your MyViking Student Portal for assistance.

Faculty advising specific to your degree and major

GC professors advise students majoring in their program of study. By contacting your instructional department or division, you can begin receiving expert guidance to select classes, earn your degree, and enter your chosen career field. 

Educational Opportunity Center

The EOC is designed to provide information regarding financial and academic assistance to qualified adults who desire to pursue a program of postsecondary education. EOC also provides assistance to individuals in applying for admission to institutions that offer programs of postsecondary education, including assistance in preparing necessary applications for use by admissions and financial aid officers. 

Becky Harris
EOC Guidance Specialist

Main Campus Hours

Academic and Career Advising Services 6101 Grayson Drive - Denison, TX 75020 903.463.8695
Located in Student Services in the Student Affairs Building

  July - May           

 Monday & Tuesday             
 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.                     
 Wednesday - Friday    
 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  Summer Hours

  June - July 5   

 Monday - Thursday             
 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Academic and Career Advising Services
6101 Grayson Drive - Denison, TX 75020
Located in Student Services in the Administrative Services Building