Business & Public Service Advising Institute

Areas of Interest include:  Accounting, Administrative, Banking and Financial, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Human Resources, Human Services, International Business, Legal Administration, Management, Marketing, Mortuary Science, Music Business, Office Assistant, Real Estate, Basic Fire Fighter, Child Care, Correctional Science, Drug/Alcohol Abuse, Court Reporting, Legal Assistance, Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Early Childhood, Fire Science, Political Science, Leadership/Public Administration, paralegal studies, Social Work Records, Sociology, Teacher

Advising Syllabus - BPSI Review your Business & Public Service Institute's syllabus to view your step-by-step advising plan 

Moody Learning Center (MLC) 1st Floor 
(please include your Banner ID number in your email)

Advising Team Lead 

Daniel Barreto
Moody Learning Center (MLC 100)

Certified Advisors

Michelle Baland

Location: Moody Learning Center (MLC 100)

Michelle Lara

Location: Nursing and Allied Health Room 111


  • Recommended Resource: Transfer Advising Guides (TAGs): These are important for students to know how to read because they will save them time and money and will help their transfer be a smooth one.
  • Reflection: I wish I had participated in Career Advising
Ramona Ortiz

Location: Moody Learning Center (MLC 100)

Sara Passement

Location: Moody Learning Center (MLC 100)


  • Recommended Resource: Advocacy Center as it will provide students with that added help they may need in terms of financial support. The Advocacy Center will also connect students with other resources to help their academic journey be a little less financially cumbersome.
  • Reflection: I would have wanted to become more involved in student groups or clubs
Sandy Pricer

Location: Moody Learning Center (MLC 100)


Summer 2024 Hours
(Jun 3 - July 27)

Appointments (visit Nagivate for advisor availability)
Mon (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
Wed (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
Thu (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

On-campus Drop-ins
Tues (8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Virtual Drop-ins
Tues (9:00 a.m. to noon)
Tues (2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Fri (8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. AND 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

(Check On-campus & Virtual Drop-in Advising schedules, in First-come First-serve Assistance, for details)  

Students are seen by Certified Advisors on an open-advising and/or appointment basis. You are encouraged to plan ahead for your advising session to avoid an extended wait time. 
* Expect e-mail responses within 2 business days