First Time in College (FTIC) Team


As a first-year student you are assigned to a Certified Advisor (CA) who assists you, beginning immediately following New Student Orientation (NSO), during this very important entry to college. Your CA first assists you, during your mandatory Group Advising (GA) session, with:

We encourage you to build a meaningful relationship with your assigned advisor and schedule advising appointments each semester so you are best prepared for the exciting year you will have as a SAC ARMADILLO!

Advising Syllabus - FTIC Review your First Year 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

Maria Rogers
Location: MLC 1st floor
Telephone: 210-486-0339

Certified Advisors

Rigo Amaya
Maria Cooper
Jennifer Correa


Edward Rangel
Emily Rodriguez



Fall Office Hours
(August 29 - December 19)

Monday - Thursday 
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday (1st Saturday of each month)
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 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